• Disley & New Mills Angling Club control beats on the rivers Goyt, Sett and Etherow. The Upper Goyt and Sett have a thriving population of wild brown trout and grayling, additionally barbel and chub can also be found in the River Etherow

  • Watford Lodge, Bowden Hall Lake, Fere Mere (Monyash Mere), Disley Dam and Dovecoates Lodge all offer easy accessible fishing.

  • A restricted number of night fishing permits are available giving 24 hour access to a number of our waters. A reduced non fishing membership card is also available if required.

  • Good sport is available all year round from carp and silver fish in summer to still water piking and grayling and chub on the rivers in the cooler months.


Fishing will be available from Wednesday 13th May, with the exception of Moorwood Reservoir which will remain closed. We, however, reserve the right to close waters immediately should we think there is too high a safety risk or situations change.

The Club will not be held responsible for anyone contracting Covid 19 whilst fishing their waters, we hope that every angler takes every possible precaution.

Obviously some of our waters are only small, please consider not rushing out on Wednesday take your time, avoid the rush.

Please make sure your license is in date before fishing. Members only, signed books with photos must be available for bailiff checks.

Note: Linnets Clough. There is no parking on Old Hall Lane or Parkside Lane both are private roads.

HAND SANITISER - Before and after handling locks and gates please use hand sanitiser, wipe down any surfaces you touch

GO FISHING ON YOUR OWN -You should travel to fishing venues on your own or with members of your household – abide by current guidelines on social distancing whilst fishing.

CHECK BEFORE TRAVELLING - Many clubs & fisheries are using booking systems. Check you are permitted to fish before travelling. Fishing without permission is illegal.

MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING - Maintain a distance of 15 metres from other anglers whilst fishing.

READ CLUB / FISHERY NOTICES - Pay careful attention to club & fishery notices – if you are unsure speak to a venue for guidance.

PRACTICE GOOD HYGIENE - Use hand sanitiser before & after touching locks, gates etc. Disposable gloves are recommended.

KEEPNETS & COMPETITION FISHING - No keepnets or competition fishing are permitted – current advice still prohibits organised gatherings.

IF YOU HAVE COVID-19 SYMPTOMS - Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms of Covid-19 and follow Government advice on self-isolation.

SHARING OF FISHING TACKLE - No sharing of fishing tackle or other items under current guidance.

SHARING OF FISHING POSITIONS - No sharing of fishing positions / pegs except by members of the same household.

Welcome to DNMAC, Disley and New Mills Angling Club.

Specimen carp, fly fishing, pleasure angling, and winter predator fishing in the High Peak,
Peak District National Park and South Manchester area.

Originally established in the 1930's, the Disley and New Mills Angling Club is a friendly and progressive club, enjoyed by approximately 600 anglers of all ages.

The Club operates in the High Peak Area of Derbyshire, the Peak National Park and Cheshire.

The Club maintains beats of the River Sett and Goyt along with a number of small to medium sized still waters offering diverse fishing from easily accessible, town waters to picturesque, secluded venues.

Club waters cater for the pleasure angler, predator hunters, carp anglers and fly fishermen.

Membership is open and joining the club could not be easier and as long as you respect the Club and its waters you will have a great time.

The club officers and committee determine club policy based upon suggestions from members and upon discussion at general meetings. Active members are always welcome.

Joining DNMAC

All the information required to join the Club, including fees, night ticket information and availability ...

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Club Waters

DNMAC offer a variety of venues from small ponds, lakes, medium sized reservoirs and beats of the Goyt, Etherow and Sett...

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Club Diary

Information regarding water closures and availability, scheduled events, meetings and fishing seasons...

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Work Parties

DNMAC needs your help! Find out how to get involved with Club work parties, find out what needs doing and what's been done! ...

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Disley & New Mills Angling Club

Carp Fishing

DNMAC offers specimen carp fishing with limited night fishing tickets...

Fly Fishing

Wild brown trout and grayling fishing on the rivers Goyt, Sett and Etherow ...

Pleasure Fishing

Pleasure fishing for all abilities on many, easily accessible, venues ...

Specimen Fishing

It's not all about carp, catch specimen pike and barbel ...