Its easy to become a CWA member. Any adult person (over the age of 18) may be granted membership when they:

  • complete the membership application form
  • pay membership dues.

On becoming a member, and in order to retain the privileges of membership, you will be required to:

Key Dates

  • The membership year starts on January 1st and ends December 31st.
  • If you apply for membership on or after September 1st your membership will run until December 31st of the following year.
  • Renewing members are expected to register to renew, and pay their dues, by January 31st latest. CWA currently allows a grace period up to March 1st. If registration and payment have not been completed by then, the person will cease to be a member of the club.

Online Application

You can join, or renew your membership, online using the Membership Form below. This involves two steps:

  1. complete the membership form and click ‘Submit Membership Form’
  2. pay the membership dues at the ‘Pay Here’ section. This has two steps:
    1. select the type of membership (e.g. 1-Year Membership)
    2. click the ‘Pay Now’ button. You will be taken to Paypal. You can make payment by credit card, debit card, your Paypal account, or any other form of payment accepted by Paypal.

Application by Mail

You can join, or renew your membership, by mail. This involves three steps:

  1. download and print out the membership form (PDF or DOC/Word)
  2. complete the details required in the form
  3. mail the completed form and your check for dues to: CWA, P.O. Box 296, Phoenix, MD 21131. Make your check payable to ‘Chesapeake Women Anglers’

Step 1: Fill out and submit Membership Form below
Step 2: Below the form, select membership level and click Pay Now

    Membership type

    Renewing/New member

    Preferred phone:

    Permission to be listed in the directory:

    Experience level *:

    What are your areas of interest?

    Do you have a boat or kayak?

    Interested in participating on a committee?

    How did you hear about CWA?

    Enter the dollar amount when you get to the Paypal site.

    Pay Here

    Membership Options

    * Experience level

    • Beginner: no fly fishing experience
    • Intermediate: understands basic fly casting techniques, equipment, attaching leaders, tippet and flies, and can catch and release fish
    • Expert: Competent fly fisher in a variety of situations, mentors other members
    • Master: Leader, teacher, and mentor; always willing to assist others and demonstrates mastery in a variety of fly fishing styles and situations