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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).






Willington Lake will host the last round of the pike series on Sunday 8th March (match details from Bryan Lancaster on 07810 454819), with the lake closed to members not fishing the matches from midnight until two hours after the pike match has finished.

All members are encouraged to attend the Shefford & District AA AGM that will be held on Wednesday 25th March at 8.00pm at Shefford Town Memorial Hall, off Hitchin Road (SG17 5JA).  Please note that entry and voting will be by membership card only.  Members must advise the Club Secretary in writing of any business to be moved at the AGM and any nominations for committee or officer positions before 25th February.  There are vacancies on the committee for anyone wanting to take an active role in managing the club. 
The AGM is your opportunity to hear about club news and developments, and elect the Officers and Committee members who will be responsible for running the club next year.  In addition to the formal business there will be a raffle and the licensed bar opens at 7.30pm. 
A reminder that all trophies need to be returned by 20th February and the deadline for specimen fish claims is 16th March.

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

BROOM LAKE TRACK CLOSED   The track around Broom Lake is now closed to vehicles


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 CLOSED

Airman Pit

Willington Lake