The Barnet & District Angling Club was started in 1933 by a group of keen local fishermen who wanted to provide fishing facilities to local anglers.

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New members are always welcome and we have a range of memberships to suit all ages and situations.

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Latest News

Winter Ticket

Half yearly winter ticket can be purchased from Saturday 25th September 2021 on line, via the club’s web-site ( go to the contact us page and in the dropdown box click on join BADAC. Fees Adults/OAP £81.00 (this amount includes the £29.00 joining fee, payable for the first year only, but please note to fish…

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Sonning Farm Car Park

Please note that we can no longer use the Sonning Farm car park (upstream) when fishing at Sonning. The only available car park is the one at Milestone Avenue.

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Open Day – Shepherds Way 4 September 2021

Are you looking for a friendly, welcoming local Angling Club to join? We will be having our annual open day on Saturday 4th September 2021 at Shepherds Way from 10.00 to 17.00.  This is the opportunity for people who may be interested in fishing to come along and have a go if they wish. It is…

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Joining Barnet DAC

We have some vacancies for the 2021/22 season at Barnet & District A C, prices are shown on the join page where you can join on line, and also all the information about the club and it’s venues, you can download an application form from there, if you require any more information please email…

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Chalking at Shepherds Way

On Saturday 29th March we treated both lakes at Shepherds Way with Siltex chalk. If done regularly, it will reduce the silt layer and improve the quality of the water. Our Secretary, Paul Hutton, is in the front of the boat assisted by other club members with a team on the bank moving the bags…

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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 the club receives is that we did not have…

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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

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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 looks…

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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.

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New Bailiffs for Shepherds Way

New bailiffs for Shepherds Way Roger Manser on the left and Mark Saunders on the right, please note these two bailiffs replace Trevor Williams who has stood down as bailiff for Shepherds Way. Please remember when asked to show your membership card they are only doing their job for the club, also you should always have your…

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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…

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