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
The club are pleased to be able to confirm that a new aeration system is being installed on both the Donut and Snake lakes. The Donut installation is complete and the Snake will be operational by the end of September. Both systems are wind/solar powered. They will run from midnight until 8:30. They can alsoContinue Reading Aeration Installation at Millcotton
Andrew and Robert are retiring soon and the tackle shop in Irthlingborough will close within the next couple of months . Their tackle shop has been part of the local angling community for over 58 years and WDNAC wish them all the best in their retirement and also thank them dearly for their support overContinue Reading BOB WEBSTER & Sons
Please be aware of waters booked for matches – These are normally listed in the events calendar and at the venue. Bookings have priority and anglers will be asked to vacate swims/pegs at least an hour before the match is due to start.
Please note that there is a mistake in the membership book on page 21. The small section of water on the north bank either side of Cheremy bridge is private and does NOT form part of the clubs Oundle waters. Please do not access this water, we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
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
Dear members its has come to our notice that someone has dug out several swims on the Ringstead Back Brook. Whilst we appreciate that some of the swims are a little high, and the persons responsible have the best intentions, bank digging is not permitted by the environment agency due to potential erosion issues. ThankContinue Reading Ringstead Back Brook Swim digging.
As all visitors to the Brian Crowhurst Ringstead Fishery will have noticed the perimeter track between Barkers Lake and the River Nene has been upgraded. This is in order to ensure that the road remains open during the wetter winter months. As most anglers will recall in previous years, the track has become impassable withContinue Reading Track Upgrade at Ringstead Island
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