Southdown Angling Association East Sussex Angling at its best
Southdown Angling Association East Sussex Angling at its best


Southdown Angling Association members’ details are recorded and stored on a secure computerised database. The details members supply to the Association are held securely for the sole purposes of administration and communicating with members by post, e-mail, telephone and other electronic means.

For more detailed information, please view our Data Protection Notice, dated May 2018, which can be downloaded by clicking the tab on the left, or the following link: Data Protection Policy


If you are, or wish to be, a member of Southdown Angling Association, we need to be able to contact you by email. To do this, your email address and other contact details need to be included in our membership database.


Please register your contact details by clicking the tab on the left or the following link Contact Details




The Association membership year runs from the 1st May to the following 30th April and membership is available to all, there being six paying membership categories:


Full member: Those aged 18 to 64 on 1st May.


Senior Citizen: Those aged 65 and over on 1st May.


Disabled member: Those in possession of a concessionary disabled rod licence

                                  issued by the Environment Agency.


Young member: Those aged 14 to 17 on 1st May.


Junior member: Young persons up to the age of 13 on 1st May.


Parent/Guardian Member (Non Fishing).  A non fishing parent or guardian of a

                                              junior member, accompanying and responsible 

                                              for that junior when fishing on Association waters.


A joining fee is applied to all new members, i.e. those who were not members in the 2018/2019 membership year. This does not apply to Young, Non-Fishing and Junior Members).


Please note that we no longer offer spouse/partner membership.


All members must be in possession of a current Environment Agency Rod Licence (where applicable), when fishing Association waters.


Juniors must be accompanied by a responsible adult member when on Association waters.


A Membership Pack giving details of the Association, a sketch map of all the current waters available to members and a Membership form, can be downloaded by clicking the tab on the left, or the following link:  Membership Pack


Joining couldn't be easier, with three current options open to you.

Download by clicking the tab on the left or the following link: Membership Form Print out the form, complete and send it to the address shown, together with your remittance and a self addressed stamped C5 envelope for the return of your membership documents.

Pop into our local tackle shops,  Anglers Den in Pevensey Bay (Tel: 01323 460441), or Polegate Angling Centre in Eastbourne (Tel: 01323 647187), who will be able to provide membership on the spot. This is often the easiest route, as it will provide you with immediate fishing.


You can now also join the Association online via the Polegate Angling Centre website by clicking the following link with payment by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal:

2019/2020 Season Membership now available.
Join us now to enjoy membership right through to 30th April 2020.

Membership Fees applicable from 1st April 2019 are as follows:


            New Member Joining Fee                                                                   £10.00


            Full Member                                                                                           £70.00

            Senior Citizen and Disabled                                                                £50.00

            Young Person, 14 to 17 years old                                                        £25.00


            Junior, 13 year old & under                                                                     £2.00


            Non Fishing Parent / Guardian of a Junior Member                          £10.00

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