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.
Fishing Tackle Shops in Gloucestershire
There are many specialist shops in Gloucestershire selling rods and other fishing kit.
Go Outdoors in Gloucester
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 need ahead of your next fishing adventure, whether you’re going to a local river, canal, or lake.
Gloucestershire Fishing locations
There are many options for people to enjoy fishing on the canals, rivers and lakes of Gloucestershire.
Gloucester & Sharpness Canal
The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal is a wide and deep waterway which runs for 15 miles. It is a popular place for anglers 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 at Wainlodes
The Red Lion at Wainlodes is a pub on the banks of the River Severn. They serve a variety of refreshments, from drinks to enjoyable meals. The pub also has a campsite with electricity, toilets, and showers.
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 do some research next visit to find out the rules and requirements. It appears to have jetty’s so somebody does fish there.
Fishing at Cannop Ponds in the Forest of Dean
Cannop ponds have fishing jetties used by the Yorkley angling club. Supposedly these are the best waters in the Forest of dean for angling. You can purchase day permits from the bank, off 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.
UK Fishing Rules
To fish in the rivers and canals of the UK you need to own 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…