Coarse and Game Angling in and around York
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Welcome to the York & District Amalgamation of Anglers website. The YDAA was started in 1887 and now encompasses ten individual clubs and has over a thousand members. We have access to over twenty stretches of prime Yorkshire river fishing on the Yorkshire Ouse, Derwent, Nidd, Foss, Rye and Seven; Pocklington, and Selby Canals; 11 miles of fishing on the Aire and Calder Canal and seven stillwaters, each with its own individual character. So, whatever type of fishing appeals you will find a water that will satisfy your needs. The association runs a busy match schedule throughout the year, including members, open and veterans matches on both our river sections and a few of our stillwaters.

From this site you can access details on all all our waters, including what species you may encounter, a few tips on how to catch them along with maps and directions on how to get there. You can buy or renew your membership online, and also purchase sixteen and seven day holiday tickets. We have a fully functional message forum where you can chat about your recent angling exploits, and you can even register to have our newsletter sent out to you automatically via email. All the latest news and up to date information on waters and matches can be found on the news and announcements pages. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries.

Latest Announcements

Below are links to the currently active Announcements. Please click the link to see more details.

Recent Catches

Below are some of the recent catches from YDAA waters submitted to our Gallery by our members. So, if you have had a bumper bag of bream from the Ouse or a cracking carp from Park View and wish to show the world, please contact the Webmaster at : webmaster@ydaa.org.uk

Foss Chub
Mirror Carp

Contact the YDAA

  • General Secretary
  • St. Clements Club, Count de Burgh Terrace, YORK, YO23 1HH
  • 01904 215105
  • secretary@ydaa.org.uk
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