Royal Forest of Dean Angling Club was founded in 1958. The club is based in Cinderford & leases several local waters from Forest Enterprise and has lakes throughout the Forest of Dean. For further information on the waters owned by the club, see the Fisheries section.

RFODAC runs matches and work parties on regular occasions, please feel free to come and join us, we are always keen to see new faces.
Annual Membership is available for all of our waters, concessions are available and Day Tickets are available from local angling shops & on the bank from our Bailiffs.
Permits & Day Tickets, Click Here for details on where to purchase.
Forest of Dean Sign
If you would like to join our very active Facebook group, then all you have to do is simply click on the Facebook image on the right hand side or Click Here.
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The PSB Team Social 48Hr match that was scheduled to take place at Steam Mills Lake on 1st December 2017.
This event will not be taking place on this date, the lake is open water and is therefore available for all members to fish.
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Membership Rates
Fishing 4 Kids
Fishing 4 Kids is an organisation that teaches youngsters from the age of 4 to 16 years in the required skills to enjoy Coarse Fishing.
We are currently looking to recuit children within this age group to form the Junior section of Royal Forest of Dean Angling Club, this is currently a working partnership, which we have great expectations for, in the future.
See for further information.
Angling Trust Cormorant Watch
Operation Leviathan
The Club is an active participant in Operation Leviathan, it is a nationwide campaign to protect our fisheries from Fish Theft, it is being run by the Angling Trust and the Environment Agency & Police forces all across England.
All of our waters are regularly patrolled by our appointed Water Bailiffs, the Angling Trust Voluntary Bailiff Service, along with regular patrols by Environment Agency Fishery Officers & the local Police.
Please report any suspicious activity to 07704 931159 (24Hrs) or directly to the Police via the 101 service & mention Operation Leviathan when you speak to them.

The club is members of the following organisations.
GAVCA                             Angling Trust Fish Legal 
Institute of Fisheries Management                                     Wye Valley & Forest of Dean Tourism
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