Ghyll Head

Windermere, Ambleside and District Angling Association (WADAA Ltd)

Windermere, Ambleside and District Angling Association (WADAA Ltd) is the largest angling club in Cumbria offering a wide variety of waters and facilities to both members and visitors alike.

 

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Welcome to the
Windermere, Ambleside & District Angling Association

There is superb fishing for the fly angler on our three main rainbow trout fisheries, Ghyll Head, High Newton and Bigland. These waters are well stocked throughout the season and offer consistent year round sport. In addition the Association offers top quality stillwater fishing on a more natural water that will appeal to members looking for a quieter venues.

Coarse anglers too are well catered for with some excellent fishing. The Association stocks and manages three smaller tarns which hold some sizeable carp together with big tench, bream, roach, perch, rudd and eels. Pike fishing is also high on our members’ agenda with pike in excess of twenty pounds regularly taken from Grasmere.

The Association welcomes younger anglers who can join their own junior section; WADAA Kingfishers. Further information on all our fisheries, facilities, day permits and membership can be found on this website but if you need any help at all please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Coarse Fishing

Ratherheath

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Game Fishing

High Newton

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Day Ticket

Fancy a one of trip to one off our waters? We offer day tickets on the following waters:

Game waters:

  • Bigland (Otter Tarn) – £22
  • Ghyll Head – £22
  • Farletonview – £22

Coarse water:

  • Rydal – £10
  • Grasmere – £10

 

 

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Club Rules

General 

The Company’s aims and objectives are:-

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Fishery Rules

All persons fishing WADAA controlled fisheries must have in their possession a current membership card, guest permit or day permit. These must be produced on request to any member or authorised person. Any person unable to show proof of membership or entitlement to fish may be requested to leave the fishery and may be subject to further disciplinary or legal action. Membership permits and day permits are not transferable. 

 

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Buy or Renew your annual Windermere, Ambleside
& District Angling Association Membership

Want to be a member? Membership is open to anybody if you would like to apply to join WADAA then please refer to the membership page.

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If you are already a member of WADAA Ltd we would be delighted to receive your membership[ renewal. Please follow the link to do this.

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Our Latest
News & Events

23 March 2019

Farletonview update

Members and Day ticket holders. Last week saw an exceptional amount of rainfall, which obviously had an affect on all of our waters. At Farletonview there was a small amount of flooding on the WADAA access road, at which point, the owners very kindly allowed our Members to access the fishery through the yard to […]

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23 March 2019

Farletonview Open Day

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23 March 2019

2019 so far

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