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New Members

You can now purchase Barnet membership at Potters Bar Angling Shop, to do this you must bring a photo of yourself, any photo will do as long as it shows your face, please note this is for New Members only, you cannot renew your membership at the shop. Read More

Open Day

Open Day this Saturday 18th May 2024This Saturday open day at Shepherds Way where you can renew your membership for the coming season 2024/25, new members can also join and get a £20 discount on the joining fee, returning members fees, seniors £92 plus £10 working party if you have not attended o Read More

Open Day

Barnet and District Angling Club invites you to come to our Open Day at Shepherds Way fishery, Shepherds Way, Brookmans Park, Hatfield, Herts. AL9 6NJ on Saturday the 18th May 2024 where you may fish for the day, you can also join on the day. There will be a £20 discount on the joining fee… Read More

Barnet Membership 2024/25

The Clubmate site is now open for New members and membership renewals, renewal forms will be sent out in the post from Monday 15th April 2024. Read More

Message for any new members thinking of joining Barnet & District Angling Club

Please note we are closing applications for new members as at 01-01-2024 & it will not be available again until 01-02-2024. From this date in February, we will run our usual early membership deal, which means if you join on 01-02-2024 you will have membership from 01-02-24 till 14-06-2025 at cur Read More

Andy Binstead

A plaque has been added to the bench at Shepherds Way in honour of the memory of Andy Binstead who sadly passed away a couple of months ago. Andy’s wife Lisa and daughters Hannah and Charlotte attended Shepherds Way on Sunday with Richard Drury to mark the occasion. I am sure that a vast major Read More

River Severn, 8 – 10 September

7 anglers (Dave Ruddle, Malcolm Foster, Mark Saunders, Ray Mouratsing, Robby Bond, Trevor Williams and Vincenzo Bisogno) made the annual pilgrimage to fish the River Severn over the weekend 8-10 September . The fishing was extremely difficult in the middle of the heatwave and water levels were at le Read More

Dave Porter

Dave Porter (aka The Hoarse Whisperer) It is with deep regret and heart felt sadness, that I announce the passing of another stalwart  member of the Barnet and District Angling Club. He slipped away peacefully surrounded by his family, after that ‘dreadful disease’ reappeared in force, when Read More

Open Day – 13 May 2023

The Annual Open day took place on Saturday 13 May and was well attended by both Club members and new anglers looking to fish at Shepherds Way and join BADAC for the coming season. A big thank you for their efforts yesterday to Mark and Stacey Saunders, Christine and Dave Ruddle and the Committee mem Read More

Shepherds Way

Dear Member,  After careful consideration the club has decided to open Shepherds Way on the 26th September 2022 at 0800hrs.  Whilst the lake’s water volume is still low, the water temperature has reduced significantly, which allows for increased levels of dissolved oxygen. However, w Read More

Update on Shepherds Way and Turnford Angling Consortium lakes

Dear Member, Due to the continued hot and dry weather, Shepherds Way will remain closed. We appreciate this is not ideal but the water level is extremely low and not conducive to angling and the welfare of the fish. I will keep you updated as we move forward. Significant rain is the only thing that& Read More

Temporary Closure of Shepherds Way

Dear Member, I am sorry to inform you that the club has had to make the difficult decision to close our Shepherds Way fishery from 2000hrs on Thursday 4th August until further notice. The water level is at a point where angling will be detrimental to fish health and we need to protect the stock.&hel Read More

Sishu Chinese School

Ray Mouratsing held a “teach-in” day with some youngsters from the Sishu Chinese School at Shepherds Way on Wednesday 1st June. Here are some photos from the day. Read More

Joining Barnet DAC for 2022/23 season

You can now join Barnet & District A C from the 1st February 2022 for the 2022/23 season (new members only), prices are shown on the join page where you can join online, and also all the information about the club and it’s venues, you can download an application form from there, if you req Read More

Turnford Consortium

Turnford Angling Consortium (TAC) Announcement Dear Member, I have great pleasure informing you that Barnet & District Angling Club has negotiated membership of the Turnford Angling Consortium (TAC). This is great news for our club as membership of the TAC is very limited. One of the criticisms Read More

Junior’s success at Shepherds Way

Freddie with a 10lb Carp from Shepherds Way, fishing with his mate in the pouring rain had 7 carp between them over the weekend Read More

Korda Safe Clips

Dear Member, I thought I would share this with you. I have attached a picture of a Korda clip, weight & hook. This was attached to a 10lb common carp that was caught recently at Shepherds Way. The member sent me the picture. He was concerned about the rig and hook size. Firstly, the hook lo Read More

Rule Change

Shepherds Way Special Rules (e) The following baits and methods will be banned:- fixed rigs, all floating baits, boilies, nuts, and trout pellets. Read More

Neate’s Lake @ Shepherds Way

The Top Lake at Shepherds Way has been re-named as Neate’s Lake in respect of the 40+ years that Jack Neate was Treasurer for Barnet D A C . Jack stood down as Treasurer in April 2016, Jack spent many enjoyable years as Treasurer of Barnet D A C & still has an input the… Read More

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