Mulbarton and District Angling Association

Next Fixture

Sun Jan 21st
Event: HANDICAP CUP
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

Wed Jan 3rd - MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

DEAR MEMBERS, THE RENEWAL DATE FOR MEMBERSHIP WILL NOW BE FROM 1ST MAY EACH YEAR AND THE FEE WILL BE £60

THE REASON FOR THIS IS THE HIGH COST OF RENEWING THE LEASE FOR THE NEXT 5 YEARS AND THEIR HAS NOT BEEN AN INCREASE FOR OVER 4 YEARS EVEN THOUGH THE COST OF THE LEASE HAS RISEN YEAR ON YEAR

THE RENEWAL DATE HAS BEEN AMENDED BECAUSE OF THE START OF THE NEW LEASE

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.

Membership

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.