Kelvedon and District Angling Association

KDAA is a friendly angling club that provides some of the best uncrowded fishing in Essex.

Some of the Best Places to Fish in Essex

We have eleven still waters that are open all year round and fishing on stretches of the river Blackwater

Club Information

The KDAA established in 1948 caters for pleasure, specimen and match fishing.  With waters within eight mile radius of Kelvedon, in mid – Essex located between Chelmsford and Colchester. Accessible from the A12.

KDAA is a friendly angling club that provides some of the best uncrowded fishing in Essex.

We have eleven still waters that are open all year round and fishing on stetches of the river Blackwater

Night fishing is allowed on six of the still waters.

Adult subscription is £85 per annum with many concessions.

Please note that all our waters are member only waters and we do not issue day tickets. Existing members may purchase Guest tickets.

Membership now open for the new season

Latest News Announcements

River matches venue changed

Following a text vote of regular match attendees it was agreed by a majority that the forthcoming river matches this winter be moved to the Colemans Cottage Fishery - Pathfield Lake. These will be normal Club Matches. The Match Fixtures webpage has been amended. These...

Fish Welfare Guidance

As a consequence of the number of new anglers taking up fishing and also the many anglers that have returned to the sport this season after a break of probably many years, the Committee decided that it would be useful to offer guidance on fish welfare.  Bailiffs and...

Layer Marney Toilet Arson

Since the opening of angling after the initial lockdown the club has installed two extra toilets to cope with the increase in anglers. These were located at the Silver End Pits and for the first time at the Layer Marney complex. The Layer Marney toilet was burnt down...

Membership now closed for this Season

The Committee has decided to close the membership for this season as we feel we have sufficient members relative to the number and size of our waters. We will, therefore, not be accepting any further membership applications as from today. Memberships will reopen for...