Fishing Clubs are a great way to gain entry into top angling lakes, make friends and gain knowledge.
Here are a selection of popular fishing clubs in the UK
Billericay and District Angling Club – Essex
The club has 30 fishing venues to choose from including the Suffolk Stour and River Roding.
Membership costs: £58 including joining fee.
Tel: 0870 240 7074 for further details.
Bradford No 1 Angling Association – West Yorkshire
11 lakes, 4.25 miles of canal ans approximately 43 miles of river.
Membership costs: Under 17’s pay £14, ladies and over 65’s pay £16, adults £36. There is also a joining fee.
Tel: 01274 421 786 for further details
Derby Railway Angling Club – Derbyshire
Sections of the River Trent, River Dove, The Trent and Mersey canal, plus a few stillwaters.
Membership costs: Adults £41, OAP’s £24, under 16’s £5. No joining fee.
Tel: 01332 792807 for further details.
Kings Lynn Angling Association – Norfolk
Miles of fen drains, Tottenhill and Snetterton Pitt, The Great Ouse
Membership costs: Adults £36, concessions for juniors and OAPs.
Tel: 01553 671 545 for further information
London Anglers Association – London
Lots of waters including the Grand Union Canal, River Thames, Suffolk Stour, The Great Ouse, Hampshire Avon, River Lea, River Cam, River Stort.Plus a variety of stillwaters.
Membership costs: Adults £42, OAPs £25, under 16’s £24
Tel: 02085 207477 for further details
Merthyr Tydfil Angling Association – Mid Glamorgan
Two reservoirs including Pontsticil and 3 lakes near Merthyr. Plus two reservoirs on the Brecon Beacons. River Usk for coarse, trout and salmon. and 17 miles on the upper Taff.
Membership costs: Merthyr Borough Residents £50 plus £10 joining fee. Non-residents pay £140 each year for 1st 2 years and then £50 there after. 12-18 yrs £25 and under 12’s pay £15.
Tel: 01685 723520 for further details
Marazion Angling Club – Cornwall
St Erth, Wheal Grey and Sharkey’s Pit.
Membership Costs: Adult £55, Ladies £40, Juniors £18.50, family membership £85, OAPs £40.
Tel: 01736 756767 for futher details.
If you are a member or know of a good fishing club then feel free to add comments or email firstname.lastname@example.org so I can update the list.