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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.
Fancy a one-off trip to one of our waters? We offer day tickets on the following waters:
Want to be a member? Membership is open to anybody, so if you would like to apply to join WADAA then please refer to the membership page.
If you are already a member of WADAA we would be delighted to receive your membership renewal. Please follow the link to do this.
9 June 2022
Bigland Tarn Disruption Please be aware that from Monday 20th June there will be some disruption to access over the short timber bridge walkway crossing the outlet stream on the dam wall at Bigland. We will be reconstructing the outlet and during this time, this bridge will be out of commission. The dam wall will […]View More View More