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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WADAA  offers 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 WADAA 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 and Rydal Water.

Not only this but as a WADAA member you are eligible for discounts from several fishing stores. More information can be found on our Membership Benefits page.

WADAA 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 Fairbanks

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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) – £26
  • Ghyll Head – £26
  • Farletonview – £26

Coarse water:

  • Rydal – £12
  • Grasmere – £12
  • Ratherheath – £15
  • Castlehead – £8

 

 

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Club Rules

General 

The Company’s aims and objectives are:-

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& 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

19 July 2021

Important Update for All Anglers

The continued hot weather has created some very difficult conditions for us to manage across all of our venues. Water temperatures are now in excess of 26 degrees – these are levels that we have not seen before. This has serious implications for our trout stock in particular. Expert advice suggests that temperatures above 24 […]

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13 May 2021

Important Notice Regarding Bigland

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24 April 2021

Ghyll Head Road Closure – 4th May 2021

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17 April 2021

Capernwray Tarn Update and Pictures

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