29 July 2019

National Champion

WADAA members might be interested to hear that James Atkinson (pictured centre), the youngest member of the WADAA board, was last week crowned England National  Rivers Champion after winning the title in a fly fishing competition held over two days on the River Dee at Llangollen, in July.

There are detailed reports here



Board members are exceedingly proud of James’ achievement and offer our congratulations.

James is running the ‘Get into fishing’ events this weekend (3rd (Castlehead) and 4th (Ghyll Head) of August). Why not come along to get some hints and tips for your own fishing from the 2019 National Champion. For more information on these events please refer to the events section of our website (