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24 March 2020

Some light reading while in isolation

One of our members Barry McLeod has compiled a great summary of Ratherheath Tarn and its development over the years. There are pictures and detailed reports of the stocks and competition results; a great read...

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24 March 2020

Some good news!

Castlehead Fishery Disabled Off-Grid Toilet, Shelter and Store – With Orsted Funding Castlehead has been developed as a specialized disabled and special needs angling centre by Windermere, Ambleside and District Angling Association (WADAA). Though open...

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23 March 2020

WADAA fisheries closed!

WADAA fisheries CLOSED!!!!! As an organisation, we are supporting Government advice. In line with many other fisheries, with immediate effect, all WADAA waters are closed to members and day visitors until further notice. Our Bailiff...

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21 February 2020

Night fishing at Ratherheath

Following the completion of the work at Ratherheath Tarn, we are delighted to announce that night fishing can take place all around the tarn following the partial trial in 2019. This comes with some strict...

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21 February 2020

Ratherheath Embryo Carp Series

Ratherheath Tarn Embryo Carp League! WADAA will be running a new carp league in 2020 at Ratherheath Tarn in conjunction with Embryo Angling. The event will be run over 5 dates for 12 hours (Friday...

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21 February 2020

WADAA’s most wanted fish competition

We are offering a prize for the first WADAA MEMBER in 2020 to catch a certain carp out of Ratherheath. The carp in question is in the video and has a white head and white...

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15 February 2020

Get into fishing events! (Postponed or Cancelled until July)

Based on last year’s success WADAA is hosting a range of days designed to get more people into fishing. These days are open for Members and Non-Members. They are aimed towards young people, but any...

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15 February 2020

The season has well and truly started

The start of the 2020 season has been a wet one! Despite this, the improvements to the WADAA fisheries have continued. Most notably is the completion of the project at Ratherheath Tarn. The transformation of...

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