Have you renewed yet?
2019 Membership Book
The new trout season is rapidly approaching, rods ready, reels ready, waders leaking ! lines cleaned, tippet, flies, EA licence, MEMBERSHIP.
If you’ve not had chance to renew yet don’t hang about, either use the renewal slip in your 2018 membership book, or go to the membership tab on this site and get your application off to the secretary as son as so that we can get your renewal back to you quickly.
Senior and Junior fees remained unchanged at the AGM for the coming season.
New members may apply using the forms on the membership page.
Send all applications to :
The Treasurer. Mr S O’Dowd at PO Box 126, Spennymoor, DL16 9DL
The AGM took place as scheduled on Tuesday February 5th 2019 at Willington Cricket Club. Thanks go out to all who attended.
Fees remain unchanged for the coming season except that Honourary Memberships rise to £25 in line with the decision taken at the previous AGM.
Fee collection will take place at Willington Cricket Club on March 5th 2019 between 7:15 pm and 9:30pm, or by post to the secretary, addressed to Shaun O’Dowd. 2, MacMillan Drive, Crook. Please don’t forget to enclose your payment.
Members who are renewing from the current 2018/19 season should use the renewal slip, new members and former members are asked to complete the membership application form. xlxs and pdf versions are available from the membership section of this site at all times and included here for your convenience.
WADCA membership application-2019 20 xlsx
WADAC-membership application -2019 20 pdf
WADAC -membership application -2019 20 JUNIOR xlsx
WADAC-membership-2019 20 JUNIOR pdf
WADAC Renewal Slip 2019 20 xlsx
WADAC Renewal Slip 2019 20 pdf
The Annual General meeting of Willington & District Angling Club takes place on the Tuesday 5th February 2019 at Willington Cricket Club commencing at 7:30pm.
Set your reminder now.
Sunday December 2nd sees Tunstall Fly Fishers hosting the Fur and Feathers Fly Fishing Competition in aid of the Solan Conor Fawcett Family Trust. Fished between 9:00am and 3:00pm.
Entry fee is £5 and a prize, with all money raised going to the charity.
Anglers are required to bring along a prize, for example a bottle of wine, box of biscuits or the like. These will be the prizes to be fished for.
The winner will be the heaviest bag (no bag limit) on the day and will choose first from the prizes available.
There is no need to register, just turn up on the day with a prize and a fiver, support a great charity and enjoy a great days fishing.
The Angling Trust along with University College London are undertaking a survey looking into Angling and Invasive species.
The aim of the survey is to understand where anglers are travelling in the UK and abroad, and current levels of awareness of invasive species. The findings will then be used to provide better advice on what you can do to stop them from being introduced into our waters.
The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete and can be found at
More information about invasive species and the Angling Trust’s work in this area can be found through the link below.
As the Game Fishing Season draws to a close please don’t forget, if you fish for migratory fish it is a requirement of your licence to complete a catch return and send it to the EA.
At the same time please don’t forget how valuable catch returns are to your club, not just migratory fish, all fish, stockies, wild trout and anything else you may catch. Anyone who has fished the ponds can provide really valuable insight into the condition of the fishing there. The more knowledge we have of the fish in our waters the better we can manage those waters or react to issues.
2018 Catch Return XLXS version
2018 Catch Return PDF version
Please use the attached forms, provided for your convenience in PDF and EXCEL formats to tells us all you can about your catches this season. As a minimum we would appreciate a copy of your EA catch return.