Other Stillwaters & River Fishing

We also have access to some of London Angling Association (LAA) fisheries in Suffolk/Essex including the river Stour stretches

Glemsford Pit 1

A mature shallow gravel pit, which is home to a unknown quantity of carp, roach, roach, pike, and tench. The lock are on a daisy chain arrangement and SLMDAA members can access the water using the code on the club card.

Please note LAA rules apply when fishing this water.



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Direction:- Travelling along the A1092, the access to the water is opposite the Hobbs Lane to Glemsford village. Parking is just inside of the gate.

Glemsford Pit 2

A mature shallow gravel pit which has lots of lilies, but is home to a unknown quantity of carp, roach, roach, pike, and tench. The lock are on a daisy chain arrangement and SLMDAA members can access the water using the code on the club card.

Please note LAA rules apply when fishing this water.

Direction:- Travelling along the A1092, turn down Pentlow Road and gate is on the left before the first river bridge. Parking is in the the open space after travel down the track.

Glemsford Pit 3

The smallest of the Glemsford pits and one that SLMDAA in partnership with LAA are working hard to resort and protect with a new otter fence. It has a unknown stock of silver fish and tench plus mature carp. A active restocking programme is in place to enhance the stock with crucian and tench. The lock are on a daisy chain arrangement and SLMDAA members can access the water using the code on the club card.

Please note LAA rules apply when fishing this water.

Direction:- Travelling along the A1092, turn down Pentlow Road and gate is on the left after you pass over the second river bridge. Parking is just inside of the gate.

Coopers Angling, Ely.

The club has an agreement to fish a section of the River Great Ouse in Ely via the Coopers Angling Club. The stretch is approximately an hours drive from Sudbury, but is a excellent winter section and also fishes well in the summer. It contains the usual river species including bream, carp, perch, pike, roach and zander to specimen sizes.

You must be in possession of your SLMDAA membership card to fish this stretch, but you can night fish and it has a good secure car park.

The footpath is public so do expect other users including dog walkers and the river is navigational.

Directions:- Post Code CB7 4AT.

River Stour, Stoke by Clare - Haverhill Angling Club

The club has also agreement to fish a section of the River Stour, Stoke by Clare via the Haverhill Angling Club. The section runs downstream from Ashen Lane along the Essex bank for approx 1 mile.

You must be in possession of your SLMDAA membership card to fish this stretch.


Direction:- Travelling along the A1092 then turn down Ashden Lane which is opposite the Lion public house. Follow the road down turn left on Lower Stoke Rd. Parking is around the area of Lower Stoke Rd and Doctors Lane.


River Stour,  Henny Street, Sudbury - Billericay and District Angling Club

Runs along the opposite side to LAA stretch at Henny Street

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