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Wednesday, 24 September 2014

MILLOM & DISTRICT ANGLING ASSOCIATION

MILLOM & DISTRICT ANGLING ASSOCIATION - FOUNDED 1954

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Secretary: Brian Crawford, 16 Lancashire Road, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 4AW. Tel. 01229 777648
Email: crawford-brian@sky.com

Treasurer: Lee Cummings, 30 Mountbatten Way, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 5EP. Tel. 07979873193
Email: millomanglers@hotmail.co.uk  

M&DAA is mainly a game fishing association with salmon, sea trout and brown trout available in its many waters.

Fishing is available at:

a. Devoke Water, about one mile long, brown trout.
b. River Duddon, 366 yards of north bank below Duddon Bridge on the A595,salmon and sea trout
when conditions permit.
c. River Duddon, Hall Dunnerdale, Ulpha, salmon and sea trout and occasional brown trout.
d. River Lickle, near Duddon Bridge, salmon and sea trout.
e. River Irt, Carleton Marsh, Holmrook, salmon, sea trout and occasional brown trout.
f. River Irt, Drigg Holmes, Holmrook, salmon, sea trout and occasional brown trout.
g. River Annas, Bootle, salmon and sea trout.
h. River Esk, Birker Moor, salmon and sea trout.
i. River Esk, Muncaster Castle Water, salmon and sea trout. 

j. Black Beck, The Green, Millom, salmon and sea trout. 
k. River Lazy, Haverigg, Millom, salmon and sea trout.

• Salmon fishing from 1st February until 31st October
• Sea Trout fishing from 1st April until 30th September
• Brown Trout fishing from 15nd March until 30th September
• Coarse fishing at Broughton Tower Ponds is all year

• Senior Men £110
• Senior Ladies £50
• Senior Entrance Fee £20 (new members only – excluding juniors)
• OAP £50 (after 2 years membership at Senior level)
• Junior (to age 11) £5
• Junior (12 – 17 years) £15
• Junior (17+ in full-time Ed.) £25

Season permits available to members only.   Details from the Secretary or Treasurer above. Please enclose a SAE or contact by Email to obtain Membership Application Form and a copy of the Constitution  

Membership runs from the 1st January each year.

Coarse fishing for carp, perch and rudd available at Broughton Tower Ponds, Broughton-in-Furness 

MILLOM & DISTRICT ANGLING ASSOCIATION FISHERY RULES

a) All members shall conduct themselves in a manner that does not contravene the ideals of the M&DAA, or is likely to be injurious to the M&DAA or is otherwise objectionable in any respect whatsoever.

b) The members of the M&DAA  shall collectively and individually promote the principles of fair play and cultivate sportsman like conduct at all times.
c) Members  shall not leave litter of any kind.
d) Members  shall not commit any nuisance liable to bring discredit on the M&DAA.
e) All members  shall seek to promote a spirit of harmony and common purpose in the M&DAA, and shall respect the rights and wishes of fellow members.
f) The minimum size of game fish to be taken away from any M&DAA water shall be Brown Trout 10 inches; Migratory Trout 10 inches; Salmon 12 inches – from nose to fork in tail.
g) Fishing with a natural minnow is strictly prohibited.
h) Ground baiting is strictly prohibited.
i) Damage to fences, gates, crops or property will not be tolerated and all gates used by members  must be closed after use. Members  are requested not to walk across farmer’s fields, but to keep to the field edges and the river bank. Membership  will be suspended if this is not adhered to.
j) Mushrooms and any other produce are the property of the farmer or landowner and must not be removed by members, unless permission is granted by the farmer or landowner.
k) Every member  must carry their Membership Card or permit and any person not in possession of a Membership Card  must leave the water.
l) Spinning in low water conditions on rivers is prohibited.
m) The trout, sea trout, salmon and coarse fishing seasons to commence and finish as stated on the Environment Agency rod licences.
n) It is clearly understood that a ticket issued for any M&DAA waters is for ONE ROD AND LINE ONLY, and that the line must be cast with the rod only and not by hand.
o) All foul-hooked fish must be returned to the water immediately, with as little damage as possible.
p) No treble hooks to be used when worm fishing.
q) A single hook no larger than that permitted by EA byelaws to be used for worm fishing.
r) No member, to fish any holding pool for more than three hours. After this period, the member should move to another stretch of water.
s) Not more than four members to fish any holding pool at any one time.
t) No ledger to be less than 1 foot 6 inches from the hook.
u) All junior members  fishing the River Annas, Bootle to be accompanied by an adult at all times.
v) Maggot fishing is banned on all M&DAA waters with the exception of a combination of fly and maggot for fly fishing only.
w) Float fishing with worm and prawn/shrimp is permitted on some M&DAA waters.
x) Bubble float and fly fishing is only permitted on Devoke Water and not on any other M&DAA waters.
y) The bag limit of brown trout on Devoke water is four fish.
z) Angling on Devoke water is by worm, fly, lure or spinning only.
cc) Etiquette – members not fishing the fly are asked to allow a fly fisherman to fish through the water (rivers only).
Legalities
a) The M&DAA disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for the personal safety of members  regardless of age; and for member’s  property; and for any damage that members  may cause to third parties in any way and at any time except where this may be covered by the M&DAA’s insurance.
b) M&DAA accepts no responsibility for any person of M&DAA  fishing waters which are not retained or under control of M&DAA. All members are individually responsible for ensuring the extent and exact location of M&DAA waters before fishing under their membership or day or weekly permits .

APPLICATION TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP OF MILLOM & DISTRICT ANGLERS ASSOCIATION

(Please note that the Association Membership year runs from January 1st each year and that Membership subscriptions become due from that date until the 31st January)

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO INCREASED WATERS FOR MEMBERS THERE IS NOW A WAITING LIST FOR NEW MEMBERS.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE CONTACT THE SECRETARY OR TREASURER AS ABOVE TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST.

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