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Latest News & Events

For the latest club news and reports.


6 January 2021

Lockdown Update

All Anglers. We have just received notification from the Angling Trust regarding the running of our waters following the lockdown announcement. The full detail can be read here: https://www.facebook.com/AnglingTrust/photos/a.129197857149397/3525777427491406/?type=3&comment_id=3525789324156883¬if_id=1609872610076885¬if_t=comment_mention&ref=notif In short, we need to close...

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6 January 2021

2021 Stocking Plans and Strategy

WADAA 2021 Stocking Plans and Strategy Nick Butterfield WADAA ManagerStocking plans for the WADAA fisheries are a critical element in assuring good sport for members and day ticket anglers and this is true for both...

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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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