Welcome to the Gillingham and District Angling Association website.
We are pleased to be associated with the British Disabled Angling Association (BDAA) and we are members of the Angling Trust.
You will find by clicking on the various tabs above links to information on the clubs waters (venues) Match Reports, News, History plus other items of interest.
Please email us details of notable catches or general information for inclusion and any news item which you think will be of interest to the club and it's members.
Please check the gallery, news and match reports on a regular basis for updates and information.
We hope you will enjoy our website and join our club where you will have access to superb fishing on the River Stour and lakes we own and rent. But please follow the guidelines that are operating under the current Covid 19 crisis.
Please make sure you are kept up to date with all the news by making sure we have your most recent email address.
We keep only records on members that they have given us, for the purpose of keeping members informed and identifying current members. Every member has the right to have their data information removed from our lists or can request details of any records we hold. A full copy of our G.D.P.R. policy will be sent on request.
Our Health and Safety Policy plus Risk assessment for fishing can be found under Club Download tab above.
Please read before fishing our waters.
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with any changes or a new email address.
Thank you and Stay safe!
Enjoy your fishing!
NOTICE TO ALL COMMITTEE MEMBERS.
As we are now in Tier 2 it is impossible to hold a committee meeting on Wednesday 2 December, due to the fact that we do not have a suitable venue.
Therefore until the restrictions are relaxed we will be unable to hold committee meetings. We will investigate other means to conduct the clubs business.
Pete Edwards Chairman
Winter League Lodden Lakes.
Please note the Dave Hillier Lake will be closed on these days.
Please book in with Mark Harper.
All matches will be conducted under strict Angling Trust Guidelines.
Parking at Stour Provost
Pleasure anglers can park where the old barn used to be, park on the left hand where the garages are, do not park in the space on the right hand side of the new house and avoid parking on any grassed areas, plus please leave enough room for tractors getting in and out.
With the current lockdown in place we would ask that Anglers fishing the large lake at Lodden please allow an empty peg between yourself and the next Angler where possible.
Meeting Venue for Winter matches will be the Kings Arms at East Stour.
Breakfast sandwiches etc will be available from 7.45am
Fish 10am - 3pm
There will rules in place that we ask all members to adhere to based upon the Angling Trusts guidelines.
Please note the Risk Assessment for match fishing as required by the Governments Covid 19 guidance is available from Dave Sealy. He will email anyone who wishes to see the current assessment but please note this document is amended when necessary.
It has been agreed that the Keepnet ban on Lodden lakes is to be removed with immediate effect and that members may use a keepnet that is appropriate for the welfare of the fish for a maximum of five hours and we would ask members to please support this rule.
Pete Edwards has agreed to take on the role of Chairman of the club and we thank him and wish him success in his role.
Thanks also to the outgoing Chairman Michael Hunt for his many years of service to the club.
Guests at Lodden : Members may have a non fishing family member accompany them at Lodden Lakes
Winter match dates .
1st match 25th October 2020 (Flooded River new date to be advised)
2nd match 8th November 2020 (Cancelled)
3rd match 22nd November 2020 (Cancelled)
4th match 13th December 2020
5th match 10th January 2021
6th match 24th January 2021
Xmas match 20th December 2020
Reserve dates for Xmas match or league is 27th December 2020 or 3rd January 2021
Club Pairs 7th February 2021
Dave Hillier memorial 28th February 2021
Please contact Dave Sealy 07972 131110 to book in for these matches and work parties.
PLEASE BE AWARE THERE ARE CAMERAS IN OPERATION ON LODDEN LAKES AND YOUR ACTIONS COULD BE BEING FILMED AT ALL TIMES!
PARKING AT STOUR PROVOST
Would all members please note!
"Parking should NOT be on the lawn/verge of Mill House"
"Access is through the small wooden gate and along the footpath in front of the Mill House Garden, past the small Mill and over the bridge into the field on the opposite bank of the river."
The Coarse season started 16/6/2020 on our River and the 19/20 memberships have now ended, so unless you have purchased a new membership or renewed your old one you will be unable to fish our waters or club matches.
Its easy to join just follow the link above.
GDAA Bank details Sort Code 09 01 28 Account number 14984546
The new bank security details may say no bank account match or account does not exist..it does just check you have the correct information and then go to the continue or next page until transfer made.
ONLINE MEMBERSHIP NOW AVAILIABLE GO TO THE TAB AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE
Current News letter under Downloads.
There is a new tab above which says Membership Online.
If you wish to renew or join GDAA then please complete the form fully. (You will need a current email address) It may take a few hours for the membership certificate to arrive depending on how busy the site is.
When you receive the certificate please print off and keep with you at all times when fishing our waters. You will also need an EA rod licence.
Please note that you may only receive your membership by this method or by post. Full details on the Membership Fees tab above.
WOULD ALL MEMBERS FISHING OUR LAKES PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY BARBLESS HOOKS MAY BE USED. THAT INCLUDES TREBLES THAT MAY BE USED IN PIKE FISHING. WITH AN INCREASE IN OUR BAILIFFS THEY WILL BE CHECKING THAT THE CORRECT HOOKS ARE USED SO PLEASE UNDERSTAND IF ASKED TO SHOW YOUR HOOKS THAT WE ARE PROTECTING OUR FISH STOCKS.
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The Gillingham and District Angling Association
PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE
RODS UNATTENDED WHEN
FISHING OUR LAKES AND RIVER.
EXCHANGE TICKETS AVAILIABLE
last update 29/11/2020