controls the fishing rights on several excellent lakes and
premier stretches of the rivers Great Ouse, Ivel and its
tributaries in and around Bedfordshire, all available on a
single club ticket.
The wide choice of venues and species available cater for both
pleasure anglers and specimen hunters
seasons, SDAA’s fisheries have produced an enviable list of
specimen fish (catfish over 50lb, carp over 30lb, pike over
25lb, barbel over 12lb, bream and tench over 10lb , chub over
7lb, perch over 4lb and roach over 3lb).
explore our website to find details of all our waters,
membership and other useful information.
The popular ‘News from the Bank’ section gives up to date
information on catches and club news.
For a quick overview of SDAA waters and membership have a
look at our current flyer
Membership of SDAA is open to all:
annual membership is available from early May and is valid until
15th June the following year (i.e. up to 58 weeks
is no additional joining fee for new members
membership also entitles you to fish Ivel Protection Association
optional night permits are available for those wishing to night
fish The Airman, Broom Lake and Willington Lake.
require further information please contact Richard Bell (tel.
07594 253239 or
IMPORTANT NEWS ITEMS WILL APPEAR HERE
BROOM LAKE TRACK OPEN Following today's work
party the track around Broom Lake is now open to cars and
small vans. Please drive slowly (<5mph) taking great
care at all times. The track is unsuitable for long
wheelbase and heavy vehicles. Any vehicle higher than
2m must be left in the car park and not driven around the
lake unless the owner has prior permission from the
The SDAA General Committee has
introduced the following rule that applies to all SDAA
fisheries with immediate effect (July 2013):
members (especially long stay anglers) must ensure their
toiletry requirements are catered for in a way that does not
cause any offence or hygiene hazard to other members or
rightful users of the water and adjoining land.
All foul waste
must be bagged and removed from the fishery by the member.
Any member found
guilty of leaving litter or fouling the fisheries will have
their membership terminated with no refund of their
Members are expected to respect the
fisheries and the surrounding environment. However, a
small minority of members continue to leave litter, and use
the fisheries and adjacent land as a toilet. In spite
of the committee’s numerous warnings these problems have
shown no signs of improvement.
Please contact an Officer of the Club
immediately if you witness this rule being broken. If
these problems persist, the SDAA committee will consider
restricting fishing at the worst effected venues
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