Game fishing

WADAA Ltd controls some of the best trout fishing in the North West! Our fisheries are known for their top water fishing and hold trout of many varieties up to 10 pounds.

Bigland (Otter Tarn)

This beautiful 11 acre fishery is set in the low fells to the south of Newby Bridge. Bigland is a fascinating water to fish with its many islands, spits and hidden corners not to mention a varied, and at times, prolific fly life. Bigland fishes well to all methods but, in particular, those anglers who prefer an imitative style […]

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Ghyll Head

A 11-acre sheltered reservoir fishery situated a few miles south of Bowness on Windermere, accessed from the A592 that runs along the eastern shore of Lake Windermere. Due to its location, this a good option in poor weather conditions. Fishing is from one hour before sunrise to an hour after sunset, with roadside parking alongside […]

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High Newton

High Newton is probably the best ’top of the water’ rainbow trout fishery in Cumbria, and can provide exhilarating sport to the dry fly at any time of the year. This 11 acre reservoir occupies an elevated position with a fantastic outlook over the Coniston Fells, the Cartmel Valley and out to Morecambe Bay. This […]

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Farletonview

Please be aware that Farletonview is the latest addition to our portfolio of waters, therefore we anticipated that we may run into some issues in our first year of management. There is currently an algae bloom at Farletonview and members are advised that the fishing maybe more productive on one of our other waters. We […]

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High Fairbanks

WADAA members who have enjoyed this members-only fishery will be glad to hear that, thanks to the generosity of the owner,  members will still be able to fish the tarn during the 2019 season. However, at the request of the owner, the tarn will not be stocked, leaving only the residual fish from 2018 to pursue. The […]

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Stocks Reservoir

As members, you will are able to fish off the bank (7 hours) at Stocks Reservoir for free. This is on a limited trial basis and must be booked in advance with the Association Officer, by email to lakedistrictfishing@gmail.com (using Stocks as the subject) 72 hours in advanced. This offer is limited to a maximum of […]

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River Eden (Appleby Anglers)

We are running exchange tickets with Appleby Anglers. These will be available from the 15th of March and give 2 members per day, access to all of the Appleby Angling water. Please refer to the Appleby Anglers website for more details on beats. These tickets must be requested via email (using exchange tickets as the […]

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River Eden (Kirkby Stephen Anglers)

Kirkby Stephen and District Angling Association controls some 9 miles of fishing on the River Eden with a further 4 miles on the River Belah and Scandal Beck. No stocking is carried out and all these waters offer fly fishing for wild brown trout amid beautiful scenery. WADAA have corporate tickets on the River Eden […]

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