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FADAS boasts a large selection of waters. There is something for everyone, from pleasure fishing on one of the lakes to match angling on the river or even speciment fishing for some of our big carp. Here you will find a list of available waters and some information about them.

Shawfields Lake

To find this water continue along the A 331 to the next junction, turn right at the roundabout into Aldershot turn right at the second set of lights into North Lane and at the second roundabout turn into Eastern Road at the end of the road walk along the footpath, over the second bridge where you will find the gated entrance onto the waters.

Set in a sleepy corner of Ash and backing onto the River Blackwater. Once part of the Willow Park complex these two lakes with deep channels and islands left over from the earlier days as gravel pits offer some of the best fishing in the area with good all year round sport.

The waters contain a large head of Carp Crucian carp Roach Perch and Bream. This water offers something for all types of anglers from Carp to Match fishing expert to novice all can have memorable days here. With sheltered swims and islands plus an abundance of wildlife makes it the place to be anytime.

There is no closed season on this lake and night fishing is allowed.

River Loddon at Winnersh

A truly superb water with two and a half miles of prime gravel river that fishes all season. When one thinks of Barbel people think of the Avon, Seven or Stour, but not FADAS anglers, who know 16lb fish have come from this water. The fish here are growing and breeding, but they take some catching so don't be afraid to tackle up if you want to land them. As well as Barbel there are Chubb to 5lb plus Perch, Dace, Roach, Bleak, Gudgeon, Pike and the occasional Trout.

With a side stream, Main River, snags trees and weed rafts what else can the river angler ask for? It's worth paying the membership for this water alone!

River Whitewater at Heckfield (click for more details)

As if the Loddon isn't enough FADAS has over three miles of this lovely chalk stream, which we stock, and share with the trout anglers.

It may be shallow but under the banks there live chub to five pounds and in the glides you will find dace and roach. This is a superb winter fishery. Peace and tranquillity go hand in hand along this river. You can visit the trout fishing site for more information about the game fishing here.

Basingstoke Canal

FADAS is affiliated to the Surrey & Hants Basingstoke Canal Angling Association, to offer you over 30 miles of canal fishing, from Greywell Tunnel through Odiham, Dogmersfield, Fleet, Aldershot, Frimley, Woking and New Haw to the River Wey navigation. The canal is a far improved fishery with many thousands of fish introduced in recent years. In recent years it has been used by the NFA to host more than one National Championship as there so many fish to be caught. Join FADAS and you can fish the canal for free! To find out more about the Basingstoke Canal visit the BCAA Website.

There are 2 ways to get your permit.
By post from FADAS or collect it yourself.
If you collect from either Hampshire Tackle,Aldershot or Tackle Up in Fleet you will still have to get a night ticket from FADAS, should you need one.