Join now, 12 months access to fish over 16 miles of River Wear!Wow! Club waters provide excellent opportunities.

Welcome to BADAC

Welcome to Bishop Auckland and District Angling Club ( BADAC ), one of the best angling clubs in the North East of England.

Established in 1936 Bishop Auckland District Angling Club offers members over 16 miles of excellent game fishing for Salmon, Sea Trout, Brown Trout and Grayling on the River Wear with over 45 named pools.

Annual Membership is currently available for just £150 per year for Adults and  £20 for Juniors (12 – 18 yrs).

Club members have access to fish on 17 miles of water on the River Wear.

New members can expect a friendly reception plus help and advice from existing members many of whom are extremely knowledgeable and experienced anglers. Visitors are also welcome to fish BADAC waters on a day ticket.

This website contains all the information you should need about our club from rules to notices and more. If you have a specific question then please don’t hesitate to contact us here.

Recent News

Updated Beat Maps

The Updated Beat maps featured on the website are divided into 4 beats, starting at the upper (western limit) [...]

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Catch Returns Reminder

A reminder to all our members to submit your catch returns prior to the AGM when there will be [...]

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