High Newton

Latest News & Events

For the latest club news and reports.


20 December 2020

End of Year Reports

We are pleased to provide WADAA’s  End of Year Report for 2020. This includes a Message from the Chairman, Fishery Manager’s Report, in addition to notes from our Head of Coarse and Head of Game....

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19 November 2020

Electronic Catch Returns are Introduced on all our Waters

Electronic Catch Returns Introduced for ALL Anglers on ALL our Waters WADAA invests heavily in stock for both it’s game and coarse waters, to offer the best quality angling for members and day tickets. Knowing...

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11 November 2020


Members only Parking Rydal – Trial The club has been working to create parking opportunities for members, particularly for Rydal Water and Grasmere. This is not easy, as options are scarce. We have managed to...

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5 November 2020

Lockdown 2 – Covid Update

We wish to inform you that our venues will remain open for both members and day ticket anglers in alignment with government and Angling Trust advice. Anglers must take precautions at all times and adhere...

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25 October 2020

Important Information from Highways England A590, M6 junction 36

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24 October 2020

Quarterly Update October 2020 & Castlehead Picture Record

Chairman’s Message I am pleased to be able to announce that the new management structure I described in my previous message has now been put in place. Nick Butterfield took up the post of WADAA...

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23 July 2020

Castlehead Update

Castlehead Update The preliminary work continues to proceed in preparation for the major development activity we are planning to carry out to improve the conditions at Castlehead. These include getting the required permissions in place...

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13 July 2020

Weed at Farletonview

Please be aware that we have undergone some test weeding measures at Farletonview; This has created some floating weed. This weed will be removed as soon as possible. Please feel assured that we are aware...

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30 June 2020

Increased trout take-home limit to 4 fish, for a limited period

Attention all anglers, Due to the recent hot weather which is forecast to continue, the board has decided to increase the take-home limit on all of our put and take trout waters (High Newton, Bigland...

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21 June 2020

Bigland (Otter Tarn) Temporary increase in numbers of fish that can be taken

Attention all anglers, WADAA has taken the decision to increase the kill limit at BIGLAND (Otter Tarn) ONLY, to 4 fish per visit. This rule is in place for members and day tickets alike. This...

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