Canterbury & District Angling Association

Due to a local outbreak of K.H.V. no keepnets to be used on any waters. Dip nets are in place on all stillwaters. Nets, mats and slings MUST be dipped (FULLY immersed) for a minimum of 15 minutes.

CDAA’ s Annual Fly Tying Classes are due to begin Wednesday 7th February. If you would like to learn how to tie flies we will be meeting on a Wednesday evening for 8 weeks from the 7th February. There will be an absolute beginners class running alongside a more advanced class, all materials and tools will be supplied, so why not come along and try something new.

Stonar Lake toilet is closed until further notice due to frozen pipes.

The new keys are available at the office now and cost £15, refund on the old key (£5) will be made once the locks have all been changed and on presentation of the old key.

The whole of Stour Lake is available for fishing and all but a small section of Trenley Lake, which is clearly marked with notices in the Southeast corner of the lake The only access to both waters is from the Fordwich car park. Having parked their cars, members may then follow the footpath adjacent to the river for about half a mile. At the end of Fordwich Lake members will come to the Trout Pool with Trenley Lake to the right and by continuing along the river bank for a quarter mile will find Stour Lake.

Since the acquisition of these two lakes a great deal of work has been carried out to improve both the banks and the fishing. Landscaping and tree planting as well as improvements to swims and an extensive fish-stocking programme have resulted in the lakes being not only pleasant to fish but also very productive.

A record haul of bream was netted from Stour Lake at the start of the 2001/2002 season totalling nearly 500lbs.