Welcome to
Devizes Angling Association

Dedicated to its members and people intending to fish its waters.


Devizes A.A. was established in 1893 and its headquarters are based at in the Market town of Devizes, Wiltshire, along side the Kennet and Avon Canal and the famous Caen Hill flight of locks.

Devizes Angling Association are Members of the The Angling Trust
The club controls approx 15 miles of prime coarse angling on the Kennet and Avon Canal and a privately owned 6 acre Lake.

There is no closed season on the Canal or Lake.

The club can offer various facilities which include

  • Platforms for disabled
  • Day or 14 day visitor permits (Canal only)
  • Individual membership
  • Club or group bookings for pleasure or match angling.
  • Coaching in Angling to UKCC standards

Magnet fishing is strictly prohibited on any DAA controlled waters.

Please note a National Rod Licence is required in addtion to any D.A.A permit.



Learn the basics and improve your angling skills. Free coaching workshops available for club members. FOR MORE INFORMATION Ring Danny Williamson Head Coach Talent Pathway Team Southern England U18 Angling Trust level 2 Qualified Angling Coach. Level 3 CTS, Level 3 Ind Assessor, Level 4 Ptlls. Coarse, Sea, Game Mob 07879 818032 Email: danny.williamson824@btinternet.com

Private Tuition also Available. Coarse, Game, Sea, Beach Casting

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Crookwood Lake

Crookwood Lake sits on a 6 acre site located in a quiet picturesque secluded valley on the outskirts of Devizes Town, near the village of Urchfont.

The lake is accessed from the country lane between Urchfont and Potterne Wick, turning off the road beside Crookwood farm next to the railway bridge. Read more

Kennet and Avon Canal

Devizes Angling Association control approx 15 miles of prime angling on the Kennet and Avon canal.

From Ladies Bridge, Wilcot near Pewsey westwards through Woodborough, Honeystreet, Stanton St Bernard, All Cannings, Horton, Devizes, Seend and ending at Semington road bridge near Melksham. Read more

Remember Electricity Kills.
Do Not Fish Near or Under Power Lines