Fishing In Gloucestershire, including details of Angling Clubs, Where To Go Fish and more. Including options to fish on rivers, lakes and canals. Edible fish in the county include eels, trout and salmon. For the novice, there are a few fish farms.
From rods and tackle to waders and torches, you’ll find it all in the GO Outdoors fishing collection, they have a store in Gloucester. They have got all that you could possibly need ahead of your next fishing adventure whether you’re going to a local river, canal or lake. More info…
Gloucester & Sharpness Canal
The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal is a wide and deep waterway which runs for 15 miles. It is a popular place for fishermen to get out their rods and lines, there are even competitions on this stretch of water. Species you can expect to catch include; perch, roach, eels and bream. Other fish in lesser numbers are carp, chub, gudgeon.
The Red Lion Inn, Wainlodes
For angling enthusiasts, the red lion offer day tickets for you to go coarse fishing along the river. Tickets to fish this stretch are available from the campsite shop or the Inn. More info…
Fishing In The Forest Of Dean
Fairplay Pond Near Plump Hill
I’m not sure about the requirements for angling at Fairplay pond on Plump Hill But will be doing some research next visit to find out the rules and requirements. It appears to have jetty’s so somebody does fish there.
Cannop ponds have fishing jetties used bt the Yorkley angling club, supposedly these are the best waters in the Forest of dean for angling. Day permits can be brought from the bank of the club bailiff or local fishing tackle shops. Fish known to be in the ponds include Carp, Bream, Tench, Pike, Roach, Perch, Rudd and Chub.
To fish in the rivers and canals of the UK you need to be in possession of a rod licence. You need a rod fishing licence to fish for salmon, trout, freshwater fish, smelt or eel with a rod and line. Children under the age of 13 are exempt but rules apply otherwise. About Licences…