What fish are in the River Severn Shrewsbury?

From some of the finest river match fishing in the country to Carp and still water fishing. Fisheries also include opportunities for small brook Trout and Grayling angling, world class Salmon fishing and well renowned Barbel fishing sections of the River Severn.

Is the River Severn good for fishing?

The Severn catchment is perhaps best known for its coarse fishing though (particularly for barbel and chub in the middle reaches) but like the Wye, its salmon are of a good average size. The main stem provides some good salmon fishing opportunities but below Shrewsbury is mainly concentrated around the weirs.

Is there trout in River Severn?

The Severn actually has very few sea trout as the large river size means that there is plenty of freshwater habitat for the species so there is little advantages of undertaking the dangerous migration to sea.

Where can I fish on the River Severn?


  • Aberbechan and Penarth. Over a mile of left bank fishing with shallow runs, deep glides and weir pool. …
  • Abermule. Approx. …
  • Forden. Close to three miles of right bank fishing above and below Cilcewydd Bridge. …
  • Buttington Bridge. …
  • Pool Quay, Maesydd & Rhyddesgyn. …
  • Underdale. …
  • Apley Estate. …
  • Knowle Sands.
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Does the River Severn have fish?

The River Severn supports almost every species of freshwater fish and attracts a large number of anglers. … Barbel non-existent in the river before 1956, now one of the most common fish to be caught. Bleak, found in the lower reaches of the Severn. Bream, usually found below Stourport down to Tewkesbury.

Where can I fish on the river Wye?

Below Hereford, the Wye and Usk Foundation has three great stretches – Caradoc, White House and Backney. All about one mile long, they offer prolific coarse fishing for barbel, chub, pike and silverfish as well as plenty of salmon.

Where can I fish for free on the River Severn?

800 yards of free fishing for rod license holders on the river Severn at Llanidloes, accessed off the A470 at the sewage works located to the east of the town. Brown Trout and Grayling. A lovely stretch of typical upper Severn water, with very good winter grayling fishing.

Can you night fish on the River Severn?

I’m in a syndicated stretch on the Lower Severn…. night fishing is allowed, and the bulk of the fish come well into darkness, there is very little litter left.

Are there pike in the River Severn?

While Severn rises and gets inaccessible, Avon becomes a better and safer fishery. It’s a river where you can actively fish for pike, sander or perch.

Can you fish Cromford Canal?

Fishing is permitted on many of our waterways and ponds. … The Cromford Canal was last used as a working waterway in 1944. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest for its entire length from Cromford to Ambergate.

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Can I fish on the River Trent?

The Trent Vale offers a variety of angling experiences, from both tidal and non-tidal sections of the River Trent itself, to tributaries, lakes and fishing ponds. There are about 35 species of fish living in the River Trent, with the most popular being roach, chub, dace, bream, carp, pike, barbel and gudgeon.

Where is Barbel alley?

Fishing in the heart of England

Barbel Alley B&B is in the hamlet of Hampton Loade, near Bridgnorth in Shropshire. Conveniently located about 150 meters from some superb barbel and chub fishing on the River Severn there are excellent day ticket stretches both within walking distance and a short drive away.

What Licence do I need to fish River Severn?

You need a valid Environment Agency rod licence if you are aged 12 or over and fish for salmon, trout, freshwater fish, smelt or eel in England (except the River Tweed), Wales, and the Border Esk and its tributaries in Scotland.

Where can I fish on the river Avon?


  • The Long Meadow at Claverton (Members Only) The Long Meadow is noted for quality sport. BIG roach. …
  • The Islands at Claverton (Members Only) A real hot-spot for specimen fish including barbel, chub and pike. …
  • The Manor Field at Claverton (Members Only) A specimen hunters paradise.