Angling in the Eden Valley

Appleby Angling Association (Fly Fishing)

People staying at Number 48 can fish free between the two bridges at Holme Street and Bridge Street, as long as they have a rod license. (See Map)

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Appleby Angling Association have rights to several sections of the River
Eden, all within about Five miles of Appleby Town Centre, and members
have some reciprocal rights with Penrith Angling Association. Further
details are available from the ticket secretary which is Pigney &amp; Son
Ironmongers, High Wiend, CAIG 6RD. Tel. 017683 51240

Blencarn Rainbow Trout Fishing Lake – Stillwater Trout Fly Fishing.
For further information and booking contact J. Stamper on 01768 88284

Bessy Beck Trout Fishery (Fly Fishing)
Newbiggin-on-Lune, near Kirkby Stephen, CAN 4LY

Telephone; 015396 23303
Open everyday expect Monday. Sam — dusk

Go Wild
Telephone; 01768 866788 –

Go Wild is catch and release trout and grayling fly fishing in wild
surroundings. It is a voucher angling scheme. Vouchers are available from

Appleby Tourist Information Centre.

Vouchers are 4 for £10, or 10 for £25.


Appleby Area 

Hilton Beck
Hoff Beck

Penrith Area

Fishing in the Penrith Area

Coarse fishing available at Whins Pond, Penrith. Tickets available at the pond.

Penrith Angling Club tickets available from Sykes, Penrith. Tel 01768 62418

Kettleside Farm – River Petteril

Kirkby Stephen Area 

  • Swindale Beck (Great Musgrave)
    Musgrave Beat (Great Musgrave)
    Smardale Mill

Carlisle/Brampton Area

  • River Caldew
  • How Gill
  • Hesket Bridge
  • Linewath Beat
  • Millhouse Beat


River Eden

  • Crosby South
  • Crosby North
  • Holmegate South
  • Holmegate North
  • Warwick Hall
  • River Irthing
    • Newby Bridge Beat
    • Irthing Beat


Lake District

  • Brothers Water (West Shore)
    • Trout Only — No Boats Permitted – Permits Free
    • Contract Warden; 01768 482467
  • Coniston (Public access areas on east and west shore)
    • Brown Trout, Char, Pike, Eels and Perch Fishing
    • Boats for Hire Only — Permit Not Required
    • Contact Telephone Number; 015394 41288
  • Derwentwater
    • Pike, perch, trout and salmon — No Power Crafts
    • Contact Youdales Newsagents, Keswick; 017687 72259
  • Easedale Tarn
    • Coarse Fishing — No Boats Permitted — Permits are FREE
    • Contact Regional Office; 015394 35599
  • Ullswater
    • Perch and Brown Trout Fishing — No Power Boats
    • Permits and Tickets are FREE
  • Windermere (Harrowslack)
    • Trout, Char, Perch and Pike Fishing
    • Permits and Tickets are FREE — Launch Fees Apply
  • Windermere (Fell Foot Car Park)
    • Trout, Char, Perch and Pike Fishing
    • Permit charges depend on boat type/size Hire Boats available
    • Permits and tickets are FREE

North Pennines


  • Coarse, fly and multI-balt fishing at; 
    • Derwent
    • Cow Green
    • Selset
    • Grassholme
    • Balderhead
    • Blackton
    • Hury

Rivers and Lakes

  • River South Tyne (Alston to Langley Viaduct)
    • Fly and Spinning only.
    • Contact Hughes New and Alston Post Office.
  • River Tees (Barnard Castle Angling Club)
    • Days and Week permits and details avallable from- Barnard Castle TIC; 01833 690909

River Tees (Upper Tees North Bank)

  • Fly only. Day permits available from Raines Ironmongers, Raby Estate Office In
    Middleton-in-Teesdale or the shop at High Force.

River Wear (Weardale Fly Fishers Club)
Worm and Spinning Fishing.

Day permits available from Stanhope Newsagents, Front Street, Stanhope.

Langley Dam

  • 14 acre lake, off A868 near Haydon Bridge – Fly only.
    • Various day permits and boat hire available.
    • For Details and to book; 01434 688846