Fishing Licences

Please ensure you are following the government guidelines on fishing licences

You will need a permit from a local angling club (see searchable list below) or the Canal & River Trust Waterway Wanderers permit

Useful information

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

Local fisheries