The Club

The South Australian Fresh Water Anglers Association (SAFWAA) is a family oriented angling club. People of all ages and abilities may join and pursue their choice of legal fishing method. The club also holds regular saltwater fishing events and outings designed to open new avenues of the sport to members, whether it be fly fishing tuition or trips to South Australia’s best fishing locations. 

The club has access to numerous private dams in the north and south of Adelaide, all of which are available to members upon joining. Cod, catfish, silver perch and callop are available and protected to ensure members can continue to enjoy them. Brown and rainbow trout may be available and trophy sized redfin are on offer.

SAFWAA continues to promote all aspects of recreational angling and is dedicated to increasing public access for South Australia’s freshwater venues. The club has been involved in lobbying for increased access to freshwater venues and continues to work towards the enhancement of recreational angling in the state. 

Join The Club

All are welcome to attend monthly meetings before joining. New memberships are processed quarterly (July, October, December and March). No new memberships are available outside these months. Meetings are held at 7:45pm on the first Tuesday of each month at the SA Police Club -
27 Carrington Street Adelaide. Bistro meals and bar facilities are available, with some members typically arriving half an hour before the meeting for meals. Meetings consist of club fishing reports and provide useful information for all regarding methods and techniques to catch fish. With a large membership base there is a wealth of information of all things fishing and discounted tackle is occasionally available.

New members will need to attend one of the new member intake meetings (as listed above) to collect their membership pack and instructions on how to access the dams. Our emphasis is on the enjoyment factor for all, whatever that entails. For details of membership including fees, follow the membership link. Any specific inquiries will be answered via email at secretary.safwaa@bigpond.com



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