As Chairman of WDNAC I was delighted to hear that we had been voted Club of The Year for 2020 in The Angling Times National Angling Awards. This award is the icing on the cake in what has been a very busy and successful year for the Club. It has been achieved by a dedicatedContinue Reading WDNAC VOTED ANGLING TIMES CLUB OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020
Many anglers over the years have questioned the reason for the various buoys in Barkers Lake on the Brian Crowhurst Ringstead Island Fishery. The various clusters of buoys along the length of the centre of the lake were initially added in the early 2000’s as a visual marker to what lie beneath them. On adviceContinue Reading The Barkers Buoys & Their Removal
Following the temporary closure of the Snake & Doughnut lakes on the Mill Cotton site, we are pleased to report the site is now open and welcoming members to fish again. As per previous posts, the closure was put in place due to issues with low volumes of dissolved oxygen.This was caused by a longContinue Reading Mill Cotton Open as per 24th August 2020
As per previously mentioned our fantastic club volunteers have been working day & night to monitor and prevent a complete crash of dissolved oxygen within the waters at our Mill Cotton fishery part of the Brian Crowhurst Ringstead Island fishery complex. We are seeing an un-precedented number of fisheries across the country struggling with theContinue Reading Mill Cotton Oxygen Crash – Update & Official Club Statement
Please can all members be aware that Both the Doughnut & Snake Lake of the Mill Cotton complex in Ringstead will be temporarily closed on the 14th, 15th and 16th August. There will be no fishing allowed at all during these days on either of the Mill Cotton lakes. This is a pre-cautionary measure inContinue Reading Temporary Closure at Mill Cotton 14th, 15th & 16th August.
Please note that all of the below statements are to be viewed along with making sure all members are also personally following Government guidance on social distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The W.D.N.A.C committee are pleased to announce we will be opening our Brian Crowhurst Fishery at Ringstead and all other fisheries excluding Canal’s & riversContinue Reading W.D.N.A.C Plan for Fishing Post Covid-19 Lockdown
I make no secret of the fact that I love fishing Millcotton. The reason I love it is the great stocking policy the club have employed. It is easier to say what isn’t in the lakes than what is. The only species I think that are not in there are pike and dace. The pleasureContinue Reading Neil Crozier’s Guide to Making the Most of Mill Cotton
Our club offers carp fishing across Northamptonshire and in particular the Nene Valley area which is a mecca for Carp Anglers. The valley is littered with ex-gravel pits which are mainly matured and lots now offer fishing on them. The Nene Valley area between Wellingborough & Oundle is where most of our club waters areContinue Reading Carp Fishing in Northamptonshire
We have migrated to a new web platform in preparation for the 2020 club membership sales. The site will be updated as regularly as we can but the majority of day to day content can also be browsed via our social media pages on Facebook & Instagram. To stay up to date with all ofContinue Reading Welcome!