Takes Travel is in the process of collating one of the largest online
club and association indexes of angling/fishing organizations in the world. To
date we are pleased to be able to provide information about and links to over
one hundred clubs and associations.
If you know of an organization that you think should be included in the index,
please let us know.
Fishermen's Association of the Northern Territory, Australia
Association's misssion is to represent the interests of recreational fishing in
the Northern Territory & to ensure the quality of the sport.
American Crappie Association is a national organization representing the interests
of crappie fishermen in the USA.
American Sportfishing Association is the sportfishing industry's trade association;
it aims to safeguard and promote the enduring social, economic, and conservation
values of sportfishing in America.
The official site of the Anglers' Conservation
Association known by most British anglers simply as the ACA. The ACA is a pollution
fighting body established in 1949 has only lost two cases against polluters.
Anglers' Say enables anglers to express
their opinion by providing them with the opportunity to register their votes on
a wide variety of important questions within the sport.
Online fishing and fishing-related
forums where anglers can discuss a range of topics with headings such as sea,
match and fly fishing, although there are many more.
Aycliffe Angling Club Aycliffe centres around Aycliffe pond, which is a private
water located on the outskirts of Newton Aycliffe in Co. Durham. The club also
has access to LTAA Bousfiled, Chester Moor and Ferryham Water.
Avington Estate Denford Water
Enjoy a day's fishing on the classic river Kennet. This famous chalk stream rises above the Wiltshire college town of Marlborough and flows east through many picturesque villages and sites of early Saxon settlements. Here you can experience the joy of dry fly fishing on the Kennet for brown and rainbow trout. Denford water comprises a number of clear and shallow tributaries running through fields untouched by pesticide or plough.
and District Angling Club
Barnet & District Angling Club was founded
in 1933 by a few local enthusiasts and aims to provide the best facilities of
an Angling Club to its members. The club promotes the interests of the sport in
general as well as the protection of the environment.
& Frodsham Angling Club
the fishing rights over three pools and a stretch of the River Weaver at Anderton
Nature Park and four small pools in the Cheshire countryside. The Club also owns
a three acre pool near the village of Whitley.
and Frodsham Junior Anglers
Section of Barnton and Frodsham A.C. (see above).
formed in 1972 by a number of "fish-minded" Hewlett Packard employees and their
families in Santa Clara, the Bay Area Sportfishers strive to foster and maintain
a high standard of sportsmanship.
Malton Angling Club
in Cheshire, the club offers fishing on a variety of waters and aims to make angling
available for all whilst serving the environment and protecting the countryside
Anglers Group LTD
Bayside Anglers Group Ltd. is a nonprofit organization/fishing club, with the
goal of promoting safe, effective, and environmentally sound recreational fishing
practices. Located in Bayside, Queens, NY.
of the Beauly Angling Club is open to anglers residing within the Old Aird. The
club provide maps, a photo gallery etc., and information about where to fish and
flyfish on the River Beauly and estuary, Scotland.
Net Guide to Flyfishing
flyfishing resource site was created by Robert Yaculo to help people discover
the sport of flyfishing. www.associatedinternet.com/flyfishing101/default.htm
in the gently rolling hills of western Massachusetts, the Berkshire Fishing Club
is open from May through October, playing host to 200 club members and their guests.
and District Angling Club
Formed in 1957, and now the largest in
Essex, offering fishing on 24 lakes and 9.5 miles of river. Affiliated to The
National Federation of Anglers, The Anglers' Conservation Association and Essex
Angling Consultative Association.
mission of the Black Lake Association is to further recreational opportunities
and enhance the scenic beauty of Black Lake and the surrounding area.
small sea and flyfishing club, located in Blantyre near Glasgow, Scotland.
association based in Bradford West Yorkshire controlling approximately 43 miles
of rivers, 11 lakes totalling 57.7 acres and 4.25 miles of canal. The club has
a membership of around 3,500.
Float Tube Association
Association providing information about 'float tubing'.
and District Angling Society
in Kent, UK, the club has been established since the late 1940s in Sevenoaks.
Although the club has what are considered some of the best Carp waters in England,
a vast majority of its members are purely pleasure anglers.
Catch and release fishing is gaining in popularity
as more and more anglers are becoming concerned about the state of some of our
fisheries. This non profit association exists for the better education and understanding
of catch and release.
CALPAC offers a variety of fishing
including rivers, canals and lakes. Some are available only to members, while
others are open to day ticket anglers.
Calne Angling Association
The Calne Angling Association's website
includes a gallery, message board club information and contact detals. Located
in North Wiltshire, UK.
Albion Angling Society
society in Cambridgeshire, England, with 36 miles of rivers and lakes.
site provides information about how the federation and other organizations are
conserving Carmarthenshire rivers, with additional information about where visitors
are welcome to stay, fish and eat.
Association of London and Provincial Angling Clubs.
offers a variety of fishing including rivers, canals and lakes. Some are available
only to members, while others are open to day ticket anglers. Rivers include the
Mole, Wey, Kennet, Arun, Adur, Teise, Medway, Beult, Eden and Ash.
and District Angling Club was formed in 1935 with very little water, but now has
around 10 miles of double bank fishing. This site provides details on membership
and day tickets, as well as fishing reports.
Conservation Association (CCA) is a New Hampshire USA based organization of state
chapters comprising recreational fishermen who have come together to address conservation
issues nationally and within their respective states.
Lunker Club of Cornwall, Ontario, is a non-profit family-fishing club with a mandate
of making a difference, by improving and promoting local sports fishing. The club
has a membership of approximately 80 active members every year.
in West Sussex, UK, Crawley Angling Society manage 12 waters in and around the
area. Its members can also fish Weir Wood Reservoir (Forest Row) and Stub Pond
Fisheries (Newchapel). Fishing for most species of freshwater fish including carp,
pike, perch and roach.
and District Angling Society
Copthorne and District Angling Society is a small club based in Copthorne with
a membership of about 200. Local to Copthorne the society has 5 lakes and another
to the west of Crawley. The club also has access to 8 miles of the Sussex Ouse
shared with the Ouse Preservation Society.
The Dundee Sportsman's Club supports
conservation and helps promote legislation to secure more fish and game for Monroe
Michigan and all of the USA.
Game Fishing Club
Game Fishing Club (Australia) was formed in the early 1970s and currently has
a membership of over 130. The Club is pro active in the preservation and conservation
of Billfish and has a tag and release programme. The club can lay claim to 147
record gamefish captures of State, Australian and World record categories covering
FishAmerica Foundation unites the sportfishing industry with conservation groups,
government natural resource agencies, corporations, and charitable foundations
to invest in fish and habitat conservation and research across the country.
Has No Boundaries, Inc.
Has No Boundaries®, Inc.(FHNB) is a non-profit organization, whose goal is to
open up the great outdoors for people with disabilities through the world of fishing.
Has No Boundaries
The Chippewa Valley Chapter of the above-named
non-profit organization, whose goal is to open up the great outdoors for people
with disabilities through the world of fishing.
Has No Boundaries Arizona Chapter
The Arizona Chapter of Fishing
Has No Boundaries®, Inc.(FHNB), a non-profit organization, whose goal is to open
up the great outdoors for people with disabilities through the world of fishing.
Sport Fishing Association
The Florida Sport Fishing Association's
main aims are to educate its membership and to help the ecology of its fishing
Valley Area Anglers
Fox Valley Area anglers fish lakes and rivers
within a 3 hour drive from the Illinois Fox River Valley, and sponsor autumn's
Walleye Tournament on the Illinois River in Spring Valley Illinois.
Fishing and Stocking Association of Queensland, Australia
Fishing and Stocking Association of Queensland Inc. (FFSAQ), represents fish stocking
groups and fishing clubs throughout Queensland. A major component of FFSAQ's role
is to influence habitat restoration and riverine conservation.
Boat Angling Club
The Fylde Boat Angling Club (FBAC), is one of
three boat angling clubs situated on the Fylde coast near Blackpool, UK. Primarily
dedicated to small boat angling (boats up to 18ft), the club also accommodates
a thriving shore section.
Cross and Uxbridge District Angling Society
Founded in 1933 by a
few anglers with a single fishery, GXUDAS now has several hundred members and
with fourteen fisheries, with affiliation to Reading and District AA, which provides
Lakes Sport Fishermen Club - Milwaukee Chapter
GLSFC claims to have the best trout & salmon fishing in the world 'right on its
doorstep' and is committed to preserving and improving its fisheries.
Lakes Sport Fishing Council
The Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council
is a confederation of organizations and individuals who share a concern for the
present and future of sport fishing and the natural and stocked resources of the
Harbor Tuna Club
The Green Harbor Tuna Club, the oldest Tuna Club
on the USA's Massachusetts South Shore, was founded in 1970 in Marshfield to promote
recreational fishing for Bluefin Tuna.
Sport and Game Fishing Club
The Greenvale Sports and Game Fishing
Club Inc. (GSGFC) was founded in July 1990, by local anglers in the northwestern
suburbs of Melbourne. The club is committed to tag and release, and to conservation
and preservation of fish stocks and the environment.
This syndicate has been established for thirty years
and offers private fishing on England's Hampshire Avon.
Surf Fishing Club
Established in 1952, the Hartford Surf Fishing
Club endeavours to promote and preserve the tradition of salt and fresh water
angling on Connecticut's shoreline and tidal estuaries, such as the Connecticut,
Thames, and Housatonic River systems.
Harwich Angling Club is situated on the North Eastern
corner of Essex, UK, and controls about three miles of the Dock River and a half
acre lake in the village of Bradfield. A National
Federation of Anglers member.
Fly Fishers' Club
club fishes Powdermill Great Sanders Reservoir, originally owned by Hastings Corporation,
where they have a fishing lodge. The siteprovides information about club activities,
boats, stocking etc.
Bass Anglers Association
HNBAA is a catch and release club using
only lure and fly and is a actively involved in fish stocking programs. The club
has regular monthly and interclub competitions.
This sportfishing club is situated in Hyannis, Cape
Cod, Massachusetts and the site provides information on forthcoming tournaments,
local tides and weather etc..
and Thackley Angling Association
Idle and Thackley is a small non
profit making coarse fishing club based in Bradford West Yorkshire. It is a member
of The River Swale Preservation Society and is affiliated to Aireborough and District
This site is run by Arizona resident, Bill Ludlow,
and lists over six-hundred and fifty links to flyfishing sites worldwide.
Game Fish Association
IGFA's objectives are founded on the beliefs
that game fish species, related food fish, and their habitats are economic, social,
recreational, and aesthetic assets which must be maintained, wisely used and perpetuated;
and that the sport of angling is an important recreational, economic, and social
activity which the public must be educated to pursue in a manner consistent with
sound sporting and conservation practices.
there are no association listings under this letter.
The Kansas Walleye Association promotes conservation
and education and this site provides information about association membership,
tournament entry forms and results, fishing news and reports, as well as contact
Most Kichigai Anglers are from Orange County, California
and their primary focus is on saltwater fishing in Southern California and Mexico.
Spring and early summer trips target yellowtail, white sea bass, calico bass,
barracuda and halibut, fishing San Clemente Island and Catalina Island. In the
mid-summer their focus changes to albacore, bluefin tuna, yellowtail, yellowfin
tuna, bigeye tuna and dorado, primarily in Mexican waters.
Based in Hebburn, Tyne and Wear in the Northeast of
England the Lakeside Angling Club is 'a fishing club for all the family'. Founded
in 1994 the club promotes angling for young, old, disabled people and is a member
of the Tyne Anglers' Alliance.
Fly Fishing Association
The Association has just over 100 adult,
junior and senior members. The Association meets on the first Friday of each month
in the Cedar Suite of the Parklands Leisure Centre, Wigston Road, Oadby, at 8.00p.m.
(Check site for updates)
Point Bay Anglers' Association
The Long Point Bay Anglers' Association
was founded in June 1988 with a mandate to promote and protect the sport fishery
of Long Point Bay and to represent the interests of Long Point Bay anglers. Membership
comes from across southern Ontario and neighbouring American states.
Located in Cheshire, UK, the Lymm Angling Club website
provides information on the club, its waters and current news and reports
Del Rey Anglers
A nonprofit sport fishing and conservation club
centered in the Los Angeles and Southern California area. The club participates
in marlin tournaments around the world, takes inner city children fishing, raises
fingerlings and sponsors events and activities to fund other environmental projects
The Michiana Walleye Association was founded
in 1993 to enhance the St Joseph River and its surrounding waters in northern
Indiana. The Association has over 200 members dedicated to walleye fishing, preservation,
Steelhead and Salmon Fishermen's Association
The Michigan Steelhead
and Salmon Fishermen's Association (MSSFA) is a multi-state, non-profit organization
dedicated to educating the general public on improving, preserving and promoting
sport fishing in the Great Lakes and their tributary streams and rivers.
Keynes Angling Association
MKAA has access to nearly 50 Miles of
bank, fFrom small rivers to large lakes and nearly 10 miles of the Grand Union
Canal. Most can either be fished on a day ticket (on the bank or at local tackle
shops) or through the annual MKAA membership book.
Millhall Reservoir, the home of Avonbank Fishing Club,
Polmont, Central Scotland, provides opportunities for bank and boat fishing with
facilities for disabled anglers.
Big Game Fishing Club
The Mobile Big Game Fishing Club was founded
in 1966. It aims, among other things, to foster, promote, and increase interest
in the sport of big game fishing, oceanography, marine biology, and other related
and similar fields.
Coarse Angling Club
The Monklands Coarse Angling Club was formed
in 1989 and was associated with the development as a fishery of the Monklands
Canal in Coatbridge.
Boating and Angling Club
club has approximately 70 members and has been in existence for over 50 years.
It is based in Mordialloc, which is situated on the shores of Port Phillip Bay
Caledonia Fishing Club
Formed originally for largemouth bass fishing
and preservation, the New Caledonia Fishing Club now has flyfishing section. New
Caledonia has great potential for seawater fly fishing with large bonefish and
giant trevally, jacks, groupers, snappers, pacific tarpon, etc..
Haven River Angler Association
The aims and purposes of the NHRAA
are to improve the New Haven fishery, to encourage the management of trout for
their benefit rather than for the recreational fisherperson, to promote youthful
anglers through education and to work against pollution of clean water in all
Stewart Angling Association
This site is designed to give anglers
an insight into the many different fishings available throughout Newton Stewart
and the surrounding areas. The area enjoys mostly gamefishing and the majority
of local anglers opt for flyfishing, although many pursue spinning and bait fishing.
Districts Sportfishing Club
The Northern Districts Sportsfishing
Club is a dedicated group of anglers who enjoy fishing and socializing. The club
meets every third Wednesday of the month at the Parafield Flyers Club, Parafield
Airport (check website for updates)
Chapter of Trout Unlimited
The Northshore Chapter serves the Greater
North Lake Washington area of Washington State. This site contains information
about the chapter and fishing in the Pacific Northwest.
Council of Freshwater Anglers
The NSW Council of Freshwater Anglers
Inc. represents the interests of New South Wales freshwater anglers, with the
aim of fostering recreational fishing in a healthy and ecologically sustainable
environment for today's and future generations.
City Marlin Club
This club began as a group of local captains and
sportfishermen who joined together to form a loose-knit organization aimed at
conserving the large numbers of marlin that congregate offshorfrom Ocean City.
Central Basin Steelheaders
The Ohio Central Basin Steelheader (OCBS)
club was founded in 1984 and is dedicated to the protection and promotion of steelhead
fishing in Ohio and the Great Lakes.
Federation of Anglers and Hunters
In 1928 a group of anglers concerned
over the future of Ontario's natural resources formed what was to become the Ontario
Federation of Anglers and Hunters. This website is good source of information
on Canadian fish records, for news, an invading species hotline, youth education,
conservation programs and fishing TV.
The purpose of Oregon Anglers is to further the interests
of present and future generations of recreational anglers in the state.
The Parks Angling Club is a non-profit making body
that controls the fishing on the only two lakes situated wholly within the Borough
of Southend on Sea. Both lakes are siyuated within public parks and are fishable
on a day ticket basis.
H. Young Chapter, Trout Unlimited
Named after Paul H. Young, a cane
rod builder and fly-fishing pioneer from Detroit, this chapter of Trout Unlimited
is a non-profit organization in metropolitan Detroit dedicated to conserving,
protecting and enhancing the watersheds that support wild trout and salmon.
Big Game Fishing Club
The purpose of the PBGFC is to stimulate and
encourage the sport of big game fishing in northwest Florida coastal waters near
and offshore of Pensacola, Florida.
and District Angling Society
Portsmouth & District A.S was founded
in 1948. The society's aim is to provide quality fishing in and around Portsmouth
and the surrounding areas and has access to over 20 venues throughout Hampshire
& West Sussex.
Angling Club and Fish Protection Society
Dedicated to the protection
of fish, the collection and diffusion of reliable information on all matters connected
with fish and fishing, the promotion of fellowship amongst amateur anglers, and
the advancement and improvement of the sport of angling.
'Red River Hookers' is a loosely formed group of anglers and supporters with a
simple mission statement: "To promote fishing on the Red River."
Mountain Angling Club
Since its incorporation in 1992, the Rocky
Mountain Angling Club has offered its members exclusive access to catch and release
flyfishing for wild rainbows, browns, brookies, cutthroats, Kokanee Salmon, and
and Trout Association
Formed in 1903, the Salmon & Trout Association
(S&TA) is the only UK-wide membership organisation representing the views of game
anglers. It is also recognised as the governing body for game angling by Sport
Federation for Coarse Angling
The S.F.C.A. is the national governing
body for coarse angling in Scotland and their website provides useful information
on issues relating to Scottish coarse fishing.
Coarse Angling Club
This coarse angling club in the Scottish Borders
works with voluntary organizations, local authorities etc. in advancing education
and improving facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation and
leisure time activities.
The Seattle Poggie Club is a non-profit organization
originated for the purpose of practicing and teaching respect and conservation
of precious resources. Members also "enjoy the relaxation and thrills
of sport fishing and the fun of meeting and fishing with new friends".
Lake Anglers Association
The Sebago Lake Anglers' Association promotes,
protects, and enhances salmon, lake trout and other species fished in Sebago Lake,
Lake Sportsman Club
Theis club was established in 1982 to help enhance
and preserve the natural resources at Shabbona Lake State Park, Illinois.
Lake Fishing Club
The Shaver lake Fishing Club is a non-profit,
family-oriented organization established in 1904 and located in Shaver Lake, California.
The Sidney Anglers exists to encourage and develop interest
in sport fishing and to foster and actively promote conservation and to participate
in activities designed to promote habitat restoration and salmon enhancement in
the Sidney area of BC, Canada.
City Angling Club
The Silver City Angling Club was started to bring
angling to everyone and it organizes sea angling, loch fishing, river angling,
beach casting and barbecues. The club fishes on the River Don, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Illinois Crappie Association, Inc.
The SICA, Inc. is a not for profit
corporation that sponsors crappie fishing tournaments in Southern Illinois. Sica
promotes the Southern Illinois area as well as crappie fishing in general.
is described by its authors as the most comprehensive directory of fishing websites
available and, true to its name it provides useful information on a wide range
of fishing sites worldwide.
Lake Live Liner Fishing Club
In addition to activities for members
this club supports conservation efforts through several organizations and participates
in local activities for enhancement of the environment.
Freshwater fishery in Ayrshire, Scotland, is a complex of
three freshwater lochs set amongst Ayrshire farmland four miles from Ayr. Fishing
is available from 8am until dusk (latest 10pm), all year round.
Chapter of Trout Unlimited
This chapter of Trout Unlimited focuses
on its home waters, the Squannacook and Nissitissit Rivers. Both rivers are well
managed steams that offer angling through all seasons of the year. The rivers
provide focal points for chapter projects and gatherings.
S.A.C. is a small club of about 50 members, with new
membership accepted only from persons resident in the area of the peninsula of
Hoo. Fishing is for carp and rudd in the Stoke lakes located, Kent, UK.
and Angling Club of Western Australia
The Surf Casting and Angling
Club of W.A. (Inc.) was formed in 1952 and is one of the oldest existing fishing
clubs in Western Australia. Currently there are around 90 members with many attending
Taunton Angling Association's is a not be a profit organisation and its objects
are the furtherance of the interests of local angling. Any surplus of funds accrued
are used to improve fishing facilities and the interests of the Association.
Trueblood Chapter of Trout Unlimited
Trout Unlimited's mission is
to conserve, protect and restore North America's trout and salmon fisheries and
Flyfishers of Houston
The Texas Flyfishers of Houston was founded
in 1976 by a group of avid fly fishermen. The club's objectives are to share knowledge
of fly fishing, to help in conserving natural resources, to enjoy the camaraderie
of fly fishing and to have a good time doing it.
Tyne Anglers' Alliance
The Alliance was formed
in the early nineteen seventies to be a voice for Coarse Angling in the Northumbrian
Old Reel Collectors Association
The Old Reel Collectors Association,
Inc. (ORCA), is a non-profit, educational corporation. The Association is a loose
knit group of fishing reel collectors joined by their interest in old fishing
reels and their history.
Save Our Native Species of Lake Erie Fishing Club
The S.O.N.S. (Save
Our Native Species) of Lake Erie Fishing Club is an active organization of over
1600 members. Established in 1981, it is dedicated to the improvement of fishing
on Lake Erie and its Pennsylvania tributaries.
Todmorden Angling Society (T.A.S.) fishes ten stillwaters,
thirteen miles of canal and some parts of the river Calder. Based in the West
Yorkshire town of Todmorden.
The Tring Anglers, formed in 1947, is a small coarse angling
club based in north-west Hertfordshire. The club fishes eleven miles of canal,
small and large river fisheries as well as lakes and ponds.
Unlimited Chapter 680
Trout Unlimited's mission is to conserve,
protect and restore North America's trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds.
Turnford Angling Consortium (TAC) is one of the
oldest in the Lee Valley. It was formed by several clubs coming together to jointly
manage the Slipe Lane Pits in Wormley, Herts (UK), with the Lee Valley Regional
States Shore Angling Association
The US Shore Angling Association
is devoted to shoreline fishing in America.
Lake Fishing Club
The Virgin Lake Fishing Club provides camping
equipment, large inflatable fishing boats, camp partners and the detailed knowledge
necessary for members to experience wilderness fishing.
Bass Anglers of West Tennessee
A B.A.S.S. and Tennessee B.A.S.S.
Federation affiliated club located in Jackson, Tennessee. Meeting on the first
tuesday of each month at the Southern Sportsman in Jackson.
Wales Flyfishing's waters are located on the lower reaches
of the Teifi between Cardigan and Henllan. Club anglers can fish for salmon and
sea trout straight off tidal waters.
and Framlington Anglers' Club
The Club fishes in waters in Queen
Elizabeth II Country Park, at Brenkley, Horton Grange and Milkhope. Memebership
and other club information provided on their website.
Wight Angling Club
The Western Wight Angling Club is a small group
of sea anglers who work at GKN Westland Aerospace, Cowes, on the Isle of Wight
(UK), who normally go out fishing on a Friday evening.
West Palm Beach Fishing Club
The West Palm Beach Fishing Club was
founded in 1934 and is one of the oldest sport fishing clubs in the United States.
From its inception the club has been a leader in marine conservation and education.
The club's website provides fishing reports and information on contests, meetings
Valley Disabled Anglers Association
WVDA promotes and organizes fishing for disabled people alongside able-bodied
anglers and looks after the interests of disabled anglers. The Association encourages
companionship and fair competition between disabled and able-bodied anglers.
Legislative Fund of America
The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance (Fomerly
the Wildlife Legislative Fund of America 'WLFA') provides direct lobbying and
grassroots coalition support to protect and advance the rights of hunters, fishermen,
trappers and scientific wildlife management professionals.
Game Fishing Club
WGFC provides fishing for its members, who are
mainly based in the Wirral, Chester and North Wales areas of the UK. The Club
was formed over 20 years ago to provide quality fishing for discerning local anglers.
World Billfish Series is dedicated to promoting sportsmanship, healthy competition
and marine conservation. The WBS works to promote the virtues of true sportsmanship
and global marine conservation. Their website provides details of tournaments,
information on rankings, tour dates and photos.
in rural Herefordshire, where the River Wye passes between Ross on Wye and Monmouth,
the fishery incorporates the Upper, Middle and Lower Hill Court fisheries; almost
4 miles of double bank fishing. Most of the water has been closed to the angling
public for the last 50 years.