SUMMER HOLIDAYS GIVEAWAY - THEME PARK TICKETS
Our theme park ticket competition is now closed and we will be naming the winner of the four tickets to Lightwater Valley, Ripon in the next 48 hours. For full details about learning a new skill and enjoying the outdoors visit our learn to fish page!
Being in and around water is great fun, but water can be very dangerous. We want you to have fun visiting our leisure sites, but we also want you to keep safe. For full information on staying safe out our reservoirs visit our Safety page.
CAR PARKING FREE FOR ANGLERS
Please note the car parking charges implemented across our Waterside Parks does not apply to anglers, as the cost is included in your fishing permit for the day.
NEW RULES FOR PURCHASING YOUR ENVIRONMENT AGENCY ROD LICENCE
From 1 April the Environment Agency have taken the decision not to renew agency agreements. This means you will have to purchase your licence direct from them in advance of your visit to our sites.
To purchase your licence online visit www.gov.uk/fishing-licences/buy-a-fishing-licence. You can also purchase over the phone by calling the Environment Agency fishing licence service on 0344 800 5386 or from a Post Office Branch.
We would like to remind our customers that this is a legal requirement and we would recommend that you purchase an annual fishing licence.
REWARDS AND OPENING TIMES
Our 2017 fishing season started on Saturday 11 March. Please click here for a download of our Waterside Parks and Fishing Guide for 2017.
This season we have introduced more rewards for our loyalty card holders. To compliment our existing scheme where you receive a credit each time you purchase a fishing permit towards your free day, you can now earn extra credits on retail items. If you spend £20 or more with us on the day you fish on retail items you will earn an extra loyalty credit towards your free days fishing. Extra credits can be earned on any single retail purchase above £20 and will increase by one credit for every additional £20 you spend. (Terms and conditions apply, please see our website for further details.)
If you have any questions with regards to this years fishing season, or would like to order a free printed copy of this years guide, please call our Leisure team on 0845 155 0236 (Monday to Friday, 9.00am until 5.00pm) or email us at 'email@example.com'.
Our premier stocked trout fisheries are open from Saturday 11 March until Thursday 30 November 2017.
Our coarse fishery at Whittle Dene is open daily all year round.
The wild brown trout waters at Balderhead, Selset and Cow Green are open from Wednesday 22 March until Saturday 30 September 2017.
The brown trout season at Kielder Water and Derwent Reservoir will open from Monday 1 May 2017.
All fishing at Kielder Water closes on Friday 17 November.
Fontburn, Derwent, Grassholme and Scaling Dam and our fisheries and visitor centres will be open from 8.00am each day Monday to Friday and from 7.00am on Weekends and Bank holidays.