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Updated 05/07/2017

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Bank closure latest update 11/07/2017

It has been confirmed today that we as an angling club will indeed lose access to both river banks accessed from the Barrier Bank running from Welney Bridge to Welmore Sluice from Monday 17th July until Tuesday 31st October . 
This will mean that there will be No Fishing on the River Delph and no fishing from Welney bridge toward Salters Lode on the far bank of the Old Bedford River
Because the Contract for the bank raising was only awarded a couple of weeks ago it was not possible to inform clubs prior to the new season starting. 
Access to the Low Bank ( Welney Home Bank) will still be available in both directions which leaves a little over 4 miles of the Old Bedford River still available.
Whilst this is far from an ideal situation, the club would request that all anglers take note of the restricted access and obey the instructions which will be posted by the contractors or by the EA.
Any member with particular concerns as a result of this closure please speak to myself or Shaun and we will try to resolve your concerns where possible.
Apologies for the short notice but we have tried to react to events as they have been relayed to ourselves.


Our club is based in and around the village of Welney, on the borders of Norfolk and Cambridgeshire [see map].

Welcome to Welney. [The often flooded Wash Road]

Our waters are the River Delph and the Old Bedford River [see map for more details].
  Access to all sections of our waters is only available from the Welney bridge [see Club rules]
Both these rivers contain tench, bream, roach, pike, zander, perch, carp, rudd, eels etc.  
The Old Bedford River also has a population of the protected & rare 3 spined loach.

Welney Angling Club Waters are controlled by bailiffs who carry the relevant identification.

Books and day tickets can be purchased by Welney Angling Club members

from a bailiff or from the Lamb and Flag Public house, Welney.


Violent or Abusive Behaviour

Violent or abusive behaviour by any Welney Angling Club member will not be tolerated under any circumstances whatever the cause.

Any member guilty of such behaviour will have their membership revoked without refund and be banned from all club waters.

The decision of the Committee

will be binding and



Club Officials:
Chairman & Secretary:

Shaun Booth.

01354 638638



Alan Nelson.

01354 610238



Club History


Denis Booth our late Secretary/Chairman/Bailiff.

A stalwart of the angling club.  Greatly missed!


Link to Welney Village website