BDAC

BILLERICAY & DISTRICT
ANGLING CLUB

Serving anglers in Essex for 63 years

R. Wid - Writtle

This mile-long stretch contains all of the features of a small river, with alternating pools and shallows, and a weir pool at its upstream limit. The predominant species is chub, which have been caught over 4lbs, and with roach and dace provide the usual sport. There are also bream, tench, carp, pike and barbel reported to be present in this stretch. During December 2017, the E.A. stocked 3 year old chub, dace, roach and a few tench at the Blue Bridge in the photo above.

No night fishing. No dogs

PARKING MUST BE TIGHT AGAINST THE LEFT HAND HEDGE, AS FARM VEHICLES USE THE TRACK.  BDAC members can now park in the car park / industrial units at Skeggs farm (NOT the farm yard) this gated site is open weekdays between 6.00am and 10.30pm and at weekends.

Fishery Rules

  1. NO ONE ALLOWED ON THE LAND BEFORE 6 A.M. OR AFTER 10 P.M.
  2. PARKING MUST BE TIGHT AGAINST THE LEFT HAND HEDGE, AS FARM VEHICLES USE THE TRACK.
  3. ACCESS TO THE RIVER MUST BE ALONG EDGES OF FIELDS, NOT ACROSS, EVEN IF THERE ARE NO CROPS.
  4. THE UPSTREAM FIELD MUST BE ACCESSED ALONG THE FOOTPATH OPPOSITE SKEGGS FARM (SEE MAP).
  5. NO DOGS.

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