Darlington Brown Trout

Angling Association
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Update Covid-19 May 2020

From Wednesday 13th May fishing will commence again.  This is in light of the Government announcement on Sunday 10th May.  Members MUST abide by the rules regarding Covid-19 social distancing, remaining at least 2m away from anyone who is not a member of your immediate household.

Please note that car parks should not be over crowded and parking capacities for all car parks are printed in the members’ handbook.

The Darlington Brown Trout Angling Club (DBTAA) was formed over 100 years ago and is considered by it’s members to be one of the foremost clubs in the area.

By constitution the club is limited to 550 members together with it’s OAP, Ladies and Junior sections.

Lane Fox Pond

River Swale

River Swale

The club now owns, manages or has access to over 10 miles of fishing on the River Tees, 4 miles of river on the River Swale, as well as stretches on the Lune and the Skerne add this to a number of ponds this make up a formidable array of fishing venues catering for both coarse and game fishing enthusiasts.

The DBTAA is one of four members of the Association of Teesside and District Angling Clubs (ATDAC). This association also controls long stretches of the River Tees and 2 ponds, Westgate and Bishopton Mill. All members of the DBTAA must also be members of ATDAC.

Membership forms are available from Darlington Angling Centre, North Road.  Details regarding the cost of membership are available by clicking here.