YDAA members have access to seven stillwaters in the York and surrounding area, each with its own individual character. Click the various links to get more details on each fishery, view some members pictures, or download a factsheet to print-off at home. The factsheets are in Adobe PDF format, and you will have to install Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them on your PC.
Key : MOW = Members Only Water, DTW = Day Ticket Water, NFA = Night Fishing Allowed
A sheltered, 1 acre pond on the outskirts of the village of Hemingbrough, not far from Selby. Lily and rush-lined in summer this small fishery is stuffed full of roach and rudd, along with tench to 3-4lb, bream of a similar size, as well as crucian carp and perch to 2-3lb.
Burn Road Pond
A small, 1 acre pond off the road between Selby and the M62, and on the way to the small village of Burn. The pond offers all year fishing for quality roach, perch and plenty of bream in the 3-4lb bracket. The pond is relatively shallow and during the summer months tench can be taken on float tactics up against the patches of lilies.
An old clay pit of between 1 and 2 acres not far from the village of Claxton, seven miles north-east of York. Surrounded by a small patch of woodland the lake is very sheltered, and has lush growths of lilies in the summer months. A range of fish species are present, including some large carp, along with bream, tench, roach and perch.
Park View Lake
An old estate lake situated some 5 miles north or York. With a good head of bream, tench, roach, perch and a number of double figure carp and pike, this venue offers the pleasure and specimen angler a great deal of excellent sport.
A small complex of three ‘commercial style’ lakes that is the YDAA premier match venue. The lakes hold a good stock of ‘match sized’ carp along with tench, bream and plenty of roach, all of which can taken on the pole, feeder or waggler tactics.
This shallow lake is located in the centre of a large residential area. It is a balancing lake for the surrounding storm water systems and contains a very large head of fish. Roach are the predominate species with bream, tench, brown goldfish and chub also present. There are some very large specimen fish, which are often not reported.