Our membership year runs from 1st January until 31st December every year and we welcome applications to join the Society. To apply, please use the links below.
Yes, we do have a waiting list, currently about 2 years but there is NO WAITING LIST for Junior, Intermediate or non-angling membership.
Junior Membership – No waiting list! No Joining Fee!
To join as a Junior Member, you must be under 16 years of age at 31 March in year of application. Junior Membership is £15.00 per year with no joining fee and no waiting list.
Please Note the following age restrictions:
- Junior Members under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult member.
- Junior Members 12 and over can fish still waters unaccompanied, during daylight hours.
- To fish rivers or night fish Junior Members must be accompanied by an adult member.
- The adult member is responsible for the Juniors behavior and conduct.
- An adult member can be either a Full Member or a Non-Angling Member.
To apply by post download and use the printable application form below:
Intermediate Membership – No Waiting List!
To join as an Intermediate Member, you must be over 16 but under 18 years of age at 31st March in the year of application.
Intermediate Membership is £50 per year plus a joining fee of £50 in the first year.
Once your application has been processed you will be invited to join at the next New Members intake event.
To fish at night intermediate members must be accompanied by an adult (over 18) member unless the Society have received a Consent Form from a parent or guardian. A link to the postal Consent Form can be found at the bottom of this page.
Non-Angling Adult Membership – No Joining Fee and no waiting list!
To accompany a Junior, Intermediate, Full Adult or Senior member to most waters you can join the Society as a Non Angling Member for just £10.00.
You can apply for Non-Angling Membership if you are 18 years of age or over at 31st March in the year of joining.
To apply by post, download and use the printable application form, below:
Full Adult Membership – Apply online to join our waiting list
You can join our waiting list to become a Full Member if you are over 18 years of age at 31st March in the year of application. Click the on-line application form below.
Our current Adult Full Membership fee is £130.00 per year, plus a joining fee of £100.00 in the first year but no payment is necessary until you are invited to join.
Existing members with 5 or more years continuous Adult Full Membership, on reaching the official state pension age, will be entitled to the concessionary discount of £40.00 per year.
SAE Guidelines for your Membership Card return postage 2018-2019
1 membership card
Standard Letter 24 cm long 16.5cm wide 0.5cm thick up to 100g
1st Class 70p
2nd Class 61p
2 – 4 membership cards
Large letters 35.3cm long 25cm wide 2.5cm thick up to 100g
1st Class £1.06
2nd Class 83p
4 plus membership cards
Large letters 35.3cm long 25cm wide 2.5cm thick up to 250g
1st Class £1.50
2nd Class £1.32
Please ensure the postage is correct. If you stray from these guidelines your mail may be held at the post office until the difference is paid plus a post office handling charge. Please do not use Special or Recorded Delivery.