Mulbarton and District Angling Association

Next Fixture

Wed Jun 29th
Location: MATCH LAKE

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Located at Stubley Green Farm on Silver Street Besthorpe, The Club controls 2 Lakes owned by the Watling family. We have held the lease since 1997.

Latest News

Sat Apr 2nd - A.G.M Meeting & Match Lake CLOSED * Licences

The A.G.M meeting will be held at The Dell Indoor Bowling Club in Wymondham, on the 4th April 2016, at 8pm. All members welcome.

Just a quick reminder that the Match Lake will be closed on Saturday 9th April and Sunday 10th April, due to the super-cup match. Sorry for any inconveniences this may cause.

Remember to renew your fishing licence. As you will be checked.
Chris Townsend

Match Lake

This is approximately .75 of an acre with 17 pegs.
There is a large head of Carp ranging from 8oz up to 6lbs, it also holds Bream up to 4lbs, Tench, Ide, Rudd, Roach and Perch.
The Moto X track is next to this Lake and it can be a bit noisy on Wednesday afternoon and all weekend, but this doesn't seem to affect the fishing.

Main Lake

This Lake is approximately 1.25 acres with 24 pegs.
An old gravel pit, which was created when the A11 bypass for Attleborough was built.
This holds the same species of fish as the Match Lake with the Carp up to 25lbs and the Bream up to 9lbs.
From May up to September we site a Portaloo behind the Main car park.

The entrance to the Lakes is accessible using the same track as Besthorpe Moto X, which has a combination lock for entry. There is also a combination lock on the Portaloo, which is for members only.


There are no Day tickets available, however we do issue guest tickets in advance from Besthorpe fishery shop for existing members only.

Tickets are available from the membership Secretary whose number is listed under contacts.
Juniors have to be accompanied by an adult or guardian for insurance purposes.
Members are fully covered by Club insurance for accidents or public liability to fish anywhere in the world except the USA.

The Club have a cap on membership, which is currently 150.

Fixture List

We have a very full club Fixture list that we like to encourage all members to participate in, not for the competition but for the enjoyment. We have a minimum of 21 Cups and Trophies including most improved angler and a handicap cup, which can be won by anybody new to fishing or even some of the old hands.