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Welcome to the website for Shefford & District Angling Association Ltd.


SDAA 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


In recent 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).


Please 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 (click here to open).


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 fishing).

  •  there is no additional joining fee for new members

  • membership also entitles you to fish Ivel Protection Association waters.

  • optional night permits are available for those wishing to night fish The Airman, Broom Lake and Willington Lake.


If you require further information please contact Richard Bell (tel. 07594 253239 or click here to e-mail).





A wheel for a tackle trolley has been found at Willington Lake near the end of the track.  Contact Richard Bell if you think it belongs to you.
Members should make a not in their diaries that a General Members Meeting will be held at Shefford Town Memorial Hall on Thursday 23rd October at 8pm. This meeting is an ideal opportunity for members to put forward suggestions, or highlight issues and concerns regarding anything to do with the club. The meeting is quite informal and members can be assured that all items raised will be considered further by the committee.

2014/15 MEMBERSHIP  Details and application forms can be found on the membership section of the website. 2014/15 membership and night permits are valid for fishing from the date of purchase through to 15th June 2015.

BROOM LAKE TRACK OPEN   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 committee.



The SDAA website is kindly sponsored by Andy’s Angling, 19 High Street, Shefford SG17 5DD (click here to open a map to Andy’s)

                                   (click here to open Andy’s website)


Broom Track status OPEN

Airman Pit

Willington Lake