Please ensure you are following the government guidelines on fishing licences https://www.gov.uk/fishing-licences
You will need a permit from a local angling club (see searchable list below) or the Canal & River Trust Waterway Wanderers permit
The Angling Trust - for information about all things casual and competition fishing for the UK
The Canal & Rivers Trust - for information on local waterways - useful for those using the water as well as the canal towpaths
Looking to get the little ones into fishing? Check out Let's Fish! As with any activity involving being near open water, make sure everyone is water safety aware.
Not sure what fish you may have spotted? Check out this handy guide
Wondering what kit you might need? How to get started? Find out more with this Beginner's Guide
Another great resource from the Canal & River Trust - search by postcode for local fisheries