Yarnton and District Angling Club

YARNTON AND DISTRICT ANGLING CLUB is your local, friendly way to enjoy a good

day's coarse fishing. The Club has its own stretch of River Thames near

Cassington just off the A40. Parking is convenient, and access is an easy

walk across water meadow. Member working parties ensure a comfortable


The club water is open to members from mid-June to mid-March and is known for

summer roach fishing, perch and chub plus double-figure pike. We hold about

20 matches a season, fishing for trophies that are presented at the AGM.

For those who also enjoy friendly competition with their fishing, the month

of May sees the start of a new competition schedule. Some competitions

("matches", in angler speak) will be on our stretch of the Thames and others

on well stocked lakes.

Venues include matches on Clattercote Reservoir, Lower Court farm, and the

prolific British Waterways "Super Water" reservoir at Boddington, (In 2006

the winner of the summer Boddington match caught over 200lb of fish in 5


The club has its own website at www.ydac.co.uk where the match schedule,

results and club information can be found. New members are very welcome.

Annual membership (May to end April) is only £20 for adults, £10 for over

65s and free for under 16s. (2009-2010 Season). Memberships from Christmas

Eve to the end of April cost £10 and £5. Permits must be carried at all

times when fishing club waters or matches. Permits are available from mid May

from Predator Angling Centre, The Kidlington Centre, High Street, Kidlington,

tel. 01865 372066. Or contact Nick Collier, tel. 07554718705 for more