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Now that’s dedication…

Now that’s dedication…

  Member Dijana Andruskeviciute today with a lovely pike. Keen to get the fishing in as unbelievably she's nine months pregnant and due tomorrow! Well done Dijana and best of luck with everything

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TACKLING THE SEALS

TACKLING THE SEALS

Many of you may be aware of the presence of several seals along the River Nene   At the moment we can confirm location of seals, all believed to be different animals, at Orton Downstream, around Ferry Meadows, Stibbington and upstream as far as the river at...

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GOLDIE COACHING POND STOCKING

GOLDIE COACHING POND STOCKING

  First delivery of new fish for our coaching pond were delivered today, with a combination of roach and bream being introduced Tench and crucians will be following later in the month Great to see a couple of our junior members coming along to see what's...

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https://www.anglingacademy.co.uk/shop/21st-may-2024-ferry-meadows/   Group coaching day at Ferry Meadows with Lee Kerry and Rob Wooton. A great day out that will definitely give you the edge. Follow the link to book now

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2024 at Ferry Meadows…

2024 at Ferry Meadows…

  Feeder Cup tickets proved unbelievably popular, selling out quicker than we could imagine but we've got plenty more to look forward to   Our charity match this year will be on March 31st raising money for British Heart Foundation so let's try our hardest...

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Nearly time folks…

  Ferry Feeder Cup tickets on sale January 2nd 12.00 #fishing #ferrymeadows #feederfishing #nenepark

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VIGILANCE PAYS OFF

VIGILANCE PAYS OFF

One of our bailiffs today found this illegal trap whilst patrolling at Alwalton   Untagged and without the correct guards this constitutes a category 1 fisheries offence. There was a single baby tench inside, still alive and thankfully released   The trap...

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P&DAA LURE MATCH 1 SUPPORTED BY RAPALA

P&DAA LURE MATCH 1 SUPPORTED BY RAPALA

  Starting off in unfavorable lure conditions due to heavy colour and high winds, our merry gang persevered anyway, with some rewarded for their efforts Leading the way was Artur Karkowski with 138cm, also taking today's biggest fish with an 82cm pike Second...

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ALL OTHER VENUES CLEAR AND UNAFFECTED

ALL OTHER VENUES CLEAR AND UNAFFECTED

    While the fish kill at Goldie Lane is a heartbreaking tragedy that has sadly cost the lives of approximately 100,000 fish, mainly roach, we would like to make clear that the pollution was localised to the Goldie Cut area alone and has not affected the...

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ANGLING TIMES CLUB OF THE YEAR 2023

ANGLING TIMES CLUB OF THE YEAR 2023

    Somewhat soured by the current situation but we are incredibly proud to have won the Angling Times club of the year award for 2023   Our hardworking team of volunteers really do try their best and go above and beyond to offer great fishing in a safe...

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*FISH KILL UPDATE*

*FISH KILL UPDATE*

    PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE WATER IN THE AREA, HANDLE ANY FISH OR TOUCH THE WATER BARE HANDED   THE CHEMICAL INVOLVED IS STILL UNIDENTIFIED AND SEVERAL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC HAVE REPORTED INSTANT AND SEVERE SKIN IRRITATION FROM DIRECT CONTACT WITH THE...

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FISH KILL INCIDENT

FISH KILL INCIDENT

FISH KILL INCIDENT   We are aware of a major pollution and fish kill incident currently in progress in the Goldie Lane area of the River Nene near Ferry Meadows   At the moment the scale of loss is in the tens of thousands if not more. P&DAA volunteers...

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P&DAA Fur & Feather results

P&DAA Fur & Feather results

With a rise in temperatures and a good colour in the Town Welland hopes were high for a Christmas cracker of a match, and although all did catch a few we were perhaps a day or two early for a fish bonanza.   Leading the way was Alistair Ogilvie with a great catch...

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Fur & Feather draw this Sunday at The Lincolnshire Poacher

Fur & Feather draw this Sunday at The Lincolnshire Poacher

  The pub will be open from 7am for the draw at 8am and you will be able to get a sausage or bacon bap and a hot drink for £5 Free parking in Herring Lane car park next door and Holland Road car park over the bridge and these will also be best parking for the...

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Town Welland fishing well

Town Welland fishing well

Great to see one of our members catching well on the Town Welland today. 25lb of quality roach. Great colour in the venue and looking to be a great day out at the weekend for our Fur & Feather match, with temperatures on the rise too...

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P&DAA TOWN WELLAND FUR & FEATHER THIS SUNDAY 10TH DECEMBER

P&DAA TOWN WELLAND FUR & FEATHER THIS SUNDAY 10TH DECEMBER

https://pdaa.tygit.com/shop/groups/pk/f4c1e5417f1a23d6912d96c0126f0b7a Tickets are still available for this weekend's Christmas match on the Town Welland in Spalding. £20 entry, all being paid out in prizes In addition to this P&DAA will be donating to some great...

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Some good nets of roach coming out from the Welland today despite the snow and also great to catch up with Jamie from the Environment Agency out on patrol   All anglers today licenced and fishing legally, encouraging to see and great to have such fantastic...

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FERRY MEADOWS FEEDER CUP

FERRY MEADOWS FEEDER CUP

2024 will see us host our biggest ever competition on Ferry Meadows.   The bream mecca continues to be the theatre of breams and last year many anglers experienced some of their greatest days fishing on this fantastic venue   Next season we're going to...

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Polish Fishing Club Christmas at Ferry Meadows

Polish Fishing Club Christmas at Ferry Meadows

We are proud to be hosting the Polish Fishing Club this Sunday December 3rd for their annual Christmas lure match on Ferry Meadows and the River Nene A great bunch of anglers, it's always a pleasure to have them on our waters and we hope they have a great day on the...

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Fish for the future…

Fish for the future…

  The Environment Agency have today delivered us 5000 skimmers to boost our stocks on the River Nene Many thanks to Jake and the EA fisheries team for coming down. Great to see and a real boost for the future   Addressing the elephant in the room and in...

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After a timely report from a member of the public we've saved some more fish today from a grim fate in Spalding The person responsible was removed, details taken and reported Reporting is essential for us to be able to do what we do and we're very grateful to those...

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P&DAA FUR & FEATHER ON THE TOWN WELLAND TICKETS ON SALE

P&DAA FUR & FEATHER ON THE TOWN WELLAND TICKETS ON SALE

https://pdaa.tygit.com/shop/groups/pk/f4c1e5417f1a23d6912d96c0126f0b7a (match tickets) P&DAA FUR & FEATHER ON THE TOWN WELLAND SUNDAY DECEMBER 10TH Draw 8.00 at the Lincolnshire Poacher, fishing 10.00-15.00 P&DAA are pleased to be running our Christmas fur...

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Anglers Against Litter

Anglers Against Litter

P&DAA volunteers out litter picking in Spalding this morning. A fantastic result, with plenty of rubbish collected. We continue to support the Angling Trust #anglersagainstlitter campaign and will work with South Holland District Council to arrange collection....

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Enforcement teams on patrol

Enforcement teams on patrol

Great to see the EA enforcement team again today patrolling the river with our bailiffs. Plenty of anglers out fishing safely and legally but 1 angler had his equipment seized and was removed after previously being warned It certainly is a new world when it comes to...

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LURE MATCHES SUPPORTED BY RAPALA ON SALE NOW

LURE MATCHES SUPPORTED BY RAPALA ON SALE NOW

https://pdaa.tygit.com/shop/groups/pk/f4c1e5417f1a23d6912d96c0126f0b7a P&DAA LURE MATCHES SUPPORTED BY RAPALA TICKETS ON SALE NOW This winter we will be running a series of lure matches on the River Nene and Ferry Meadows with the support of our friends at Rapala...

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P&DAA LURE MATCHES SUPPORTED BY RAPALA 

P&DAA LURE MATCHES SUPPORTED BY RAPALA 

Tickets live from Thursday 23rd from our ticket site and via the P&DAA app   This winter we will be running a series of lure matches on the River Nene and Ferry Meadows with the support of our friends at Rapala   December 17th January 21st February 18th...

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Welland fishing well

Welland fishing well

Dan the man with 31lb of the Welland's finest roach this morning. Fantastic fishing and a great venue

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Great turnout for this mornings litter pick at Thorpe Meadows, including some of our junior anglers Many thanks to all involved, a fantastic amount of rubbish collected from the Basin and Orton and thanks to Tom Humphreys Angling Trust Angling Trust East of England...

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Environment Agency patrols

Environment Agency patrols

Great support from the Environment Agency out patrolling in Spalding and Peterborough today Our signage is in place and our team have been out and about on the Town Welland. Great support from the locals and hopefully we can make a difference in tackling illegal...

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SPALDING TOWN WELLAND

SPALDING TOWN WELLAND

  P&DAA have taken control of the fishing rights to this historic water. A well known roach mecca, it can be a brilliant winter fishery   Unfortunately in recent years the fishery has come under pressure from poaching (removal of fish and very poor...

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ANGLERS NATIONAL LINE RECYCLING SCHEME

ANGLERS NATIONAL LINE RECYCLING SCHEME

  P&DAA are now participating in the ANLRS, with the aim being to support anglers by encouraging the recycling of your old fishing line instead of putting it all in landfill   The first bin is now located at the Lakeside notice board at Nene Park Ferry...

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FISH WELFARE COMES FIRST

FISH WELFARE COMES FIRST

It's a great time to get out after big barbel in the coloured water and also the start of the traditional pike season As a reminder all specimen anglers fishing for larger species such as barbel, carp, pike etc MUST use a minimum 30 inch net and must use an unhooking...

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Thank you to all of the volunteers who have given time in the last few days to help constructing gabion baskets for Ferry Meadows, soon to be introduced to the lakes to provide additional cover for the fish, as well as a new environment for invertebrates and other...

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Tuesday 31st October 9.00-12.00 Wednesday 1st November 9.00-12.00   As part of our continued habitat improvement works at Ferry Meadows a team of volunteers and Nene Park rangers will be constructing gabion baskets filled with various materials and then...

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NEW BAILIFFS ON THE TEAM

NEW BAILIFFS ON THE TEAM

We're always looking for more support to improve our fishing and help patrol and protect our waters, keeping them tidy, offering advice and making sure everyone is fishing safely and legally   We are happy to welcome to our team 3 new bailiffs, all passionate...

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*CHINESE MITTEN CRABS*

*CHINESE MITTEN CRABS*

  With the increase in numbers of Chinese Mitten crabs we are obviously fielding a lot of questions at the moment, both from anglers and members of the public   As such, these are the facts as they currently stand: •We are currently aware of sightings from...

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SACREWELL MEADOWS CLOSURE

SACREWELL MEADOWS CLOSURE

Please be aware that, due to the A47 duelling development, Sacrewell Meadows is now closed to angling and inaccessible from the layby on the A47. The land in question has been purchased and is now the property of National Highways and all entry is restricted due to...

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DOWNLOAD THE P&DAA APP TODAY

DOWNLOAD THE P&DAA APP TODAY

Head to the Google Play Store and Apple App Store to download the P&DAA app, where we have now added a members catch gallery and an events page where you can find all match bookings and events on our waters   You can also buy and store all of your tickets in...

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Coaching the next generation

Coaching the next generation

This week we've had the pleasure of coaching ESL students (English as a second language) from Peterborough College at our Goldie Lane coaching pond   For most of these students it is their first experience of fishing and a great opportunity to get in touch with...

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*NEW COACHES WANTED*

*NEW COACHES WANTED*

Following on from our post regarding volunteers, we at P&DAA are dedicated to getting future generations fishing and offering juniors the chance to learn the necessary skills to enjoy a lifetime of angling   We provide free angling for all juniors and have...

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