Top Fishing Spots In The UK

The top places to fish in the UK

Fancy reeling in some whoppers?

If the answer is yes, visit some spots on this list, as it is the perfect excuse for spending a day or two around these beautiful fishing spots.

First up on this list in no particular order is;

Derbyshire: The River Dove & The Peak District

The River Dove is popular amongst Fly Anglers, with high quality Trout and Grayling. 

For Coarse Anglers you can enjoy plentiful amounts of Chub, Barbel, Roach, Bream and Pike.

Fishing is not the only attraction at this stunning river. The outstanding view of the River Dove will leave you with the perfect backdrop to your day. As the river flows between two limestone gorges.

Cumbria: Windermere & The Lake District

The Lake District is home to a vast number of Lakes, Rivers, Streams, Meres and Waters

Windermere and Coniston are open to the public once you have your Rod License, anywhere else you are likely to need a permit available through the Local Angling Club.

Windermere is one of England's biggest Lakes, home to Pike, Perch, Eels and other Coarse 

Fishing favorite's.

There is game fishing with Rare Arctic Char and Brown Trout.

What's great about this Lake is that Salmon and Sea Trout migrate through the Lake in Spring.

Herefordshire & Welsh Border: Redmire Pool near Ross-On-Wye

This is one of the world famous places for Fishing

With the pool only 3 acres in size, it is home to some whoppers.

The Pool was first made famous in 1951 when Bob Richards caught a 31.4 pound Carp . The record since this is 51.5 Pounds.

Think you could beat it?

Fishing spots go quickly here as there are only a limited number of spaces available, so make sure to book in advance.

East Anglia: Wrexham Broads, Norfolk

The Norfolk Broads is a network of man-made waterways and river systems formed from ancient peat networking's that flooded.

The Broads are a brilliant place for Angling.

It is ideal for Predator and Coarse Anglers. With plenty of Pike and Trout, Perch, Roach, Rudd, Bream and Eels.

Have you been there before?

Things to check before you visit other Fishing spots

  • What the Fishing Laws are in the area you are visiting
  • The Fishing License's you might need
  • The Access to Venues

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