About Us

Blackfords Progressive Angling Society is one of friendliest and most progressive clubs around and affiliated with the Angling Trust, regardless of your chosen discipline we offer something for everyone, good quality fishing at affordable prices. With 4 different venues we offer a variety sport and various challenges, whether you are just starting out or seasoned veteran you will find something at Blackfords to cater for your needs. The general pleasure angler is simply spoilt for choice with some of the best sport to be found, we also have competitive match scene with events being held on a monthly basis and even the avid carp angler is catered for with both ‘runs’ and ‘specimen’ waters available.
Within these pages of this website you will find much that you need to know about our waters, such as how to find us, our rules and what is happening at the fishery. Whether you are planning your first trip to Blackfords or you’re a regular visitor to our waters, we are sure you will discover something of interest that will help stimulate you and your fishing.


President – Denis Evans
Chairman – John Burns
Secretary – Tom Ponder 07813 475038
Treasurer – Tom Ponder 07813 475038
Match Secretary – Bob Harris & Nev Bailey
Vice Chairman – Dave Burns
Web Site  – Gary Kuzmicz
Committee – Phil Russell
Committee – Gary Evans

Bailiff Team

Head Bailiff – Roger Simpson
Bailiff – Spencer Moore
Bailiff – Daniel Shaw
Bailiff – Pawel Pieczynski
Bailiff – Shaun Cattell
Bailiff – Ron Allen

Honorary Members

Angling Trust

Alan Carter
Brian Foster
Chris Lynch
Cecil Williams

Angling Trust Affiliated