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Membership Information

Membership applications for the 2018-19 season open 1st April 2018

Membership is on a annual basis and runs from April 1st to March 31st.

Full Members must live within an 8 mile radius of Newark (see map below) and are entitled to participate in the running of the Federation in accordance with the constitution.

Associate Members, living more than 8 miles from Newark as defined on this site, may not attend the AGM nor hold any office nor take part in the administration of the Federation. Associate Members are, however, permitted to take part in matches held for members of the Federation.
Associate Membership has reached it's cap for this season and is now closed. Applications for next season are welcome from 1st April 2019.

Annual Membership fees for the 2018-19 season are as follows:

2018-19 Full Membership (living within 8 miles of Newark)
Age at application (on or after 1 April) Joining year Renewal year
65 years or older £35.00 £10.00
18 to 64 years £35.00 £30.00
Under 18 years Free Free
Please note: Under 14 year olds are not required to hold membership of The Federation but must be accompanied by an adult at all times while fishing.

Applications for membership or renewal can be made On-line or by Post from 1st April each year.

On-line application information is available here:  

Postal applications, which must include a stamped addressed envelope, should be sent to Phil Hall (Treasurer) at the following address:
5 Rowan Way, Newark, Notts, NG24 3AU (ABSOLUTELY NO CALLERS)
Payment can be by cash, Postal Order or Cheque which should be made payable to Newark and District Piscatorial Federation.

Download an application form

Other fees for the 2018-19 season are as follows:

Day tickets where applicable: £5 dawn to dusk.
Day tickets can be purchased on the bank, from Future Fishing or On-line.

Guest tickets are available for Sheldons, East Stoke, Crankley and Winthorpe on a "one member/one guest" basis - cost £5.  
24 hour Guest tickets are available for Winthorpe ONLY at a cost of £10.
These tickets must be obtained in advance from Future Fishing or On-line.
Guest tickets are not available to purchase on the bank.
The sponsoring Member will need to provide their current membership card (Full or Associate) when purchasing a Guest ticket from Future Fishing.
Anglers on Guest tickets must, at all times, be accompanied by the sponsoring Member who will be held fully responsible for the behaviour of their Guest.


Access to fisheries

Some venues are gated and secured with combination locks. Combination numbers, which change periodically, are sent out with season tickets and can also be obtained from the various Committee members and bailiffs.

Anglers who leave litter or light fires risk being barred from all Federation waters