Spinfish List of Fisheries with Access for Disabled Anglers - Northamptonshire

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Canals Trust


The Canals Trust have over 2,000 miles of waterway to look after for the many interest groups who use them. With so much water it is no wonder that fishing is high on the list of activities.

The Trust issues a Waterway Wanderers Permit that entitles you to fish on an impressive amount of water throughout England and Wales (for just £20).

For information on how to apply for a permit Goto Waterway Wanderers Permit Application for a list of waters covered by the permit Goto Canal Trust Waterway Wanderers Permit Waters

Coarse Fishing


Barnwell Country Park


Barnwell Country Park has 2 former gravel pits covering 5.9 hectares plus 1kn of the river Nene. There are some special fish in these waters with carp to 46lbs recorded and pike to 28. In adfdition thereare tench, perch, roach, chub, bream and F1s.

There is good access with 3 wheelchair accessible swims on Mill Lake and 2 on North Lake.

Tickets from a self service maching include parking or you can buy fron the rangers. Call 0300 1265931

Google Map 52.474091, -0.475155 Post Code PE8 5PB

Checked 19/11/18

Pitsford Reservoir


Fishing for pike, perch and zander - predators! Reports of pike up to 40lbs with 30lb plus fish taken recently. If I fell overboard at Pitsford I don't know whether I would more afraid of drowning or being eaten alive.

Bank fishing with lures or dead sea bait allowed 1st November to 14th February only, otherwise it is boat fishing. There is a wheelieboat. Fishing permits range from season and day tickets available call 01604 781350.

Google Map Reference52.322461 -0.854501 Post Code NN6 9DG

Checked 02/01/19

Wellingborough and District Nene Angling Club


The first thing noted about this club is it is active, very active running coaching sessions, work parties, matches, open days, great stuff.

The club has a lot of fishing on offer:

Ringstead Complex includes fishing on the Nene, a backwater of the river, 2 lakes, Brightwell's and Barker's and 2 pools known as the Mill Cotton fishery. The fishery is accessible for disabled anglers with suitable facilities.

The lakes have good bream, tench, roach and carp, the river has big pike lots of roach and bream some perch to over 4lbs and carp. Mill Cotton is a mixed coarse fishery of 2 lakes the larger of which holds carp and silvers while the smaller is for silver fish only.

At Canons Ashby they have an arrangement with Castle AC to fish.

The Grand Union Canal fishing is 3.5 miles of the canal from bridge 60 Near Foxtons Lock to bridge 46 near Husbands Bosworth with fishing for roach, bream, perch, a good match venue.

They have fshing on the Nene at Barwell and in Duchess Lake and at Hardwater Mill, they have acquired Swanspool Lake and have Grendon lake which has some very nice carp.

In addition they have fishing on the Great Ouse from Harrold Bridge to Felmersham.

Membership is very reasonable with some concessions to boot, tickets from tackle shops in Northamton, Corby, Kettering, Ringstead, Desborough and Irlingborough.

Checked 19/11/18

Willowbrook Fishery


Located near Islip Willowbrook consists of 2 good sized lakes (Willowbrook and Ryston) holding stocks of specimen fish with serious, tench, bream and good carp. Saw pics of one catch, the description dinner plates only fits if they were plates for Desperate Dan, big fish!.

Google Map 52.409836, -0.538027 Post Code NN14 3LD

Checked 19/11/12

Game Fishing


Elinor Trout Fishery


A 50 acre clear, spring fed alkaline lake spells a formula for well fed, fat fighting fish. There is 1.5 miles of bank, 15 boats plus a wheely boat, float tubers welcome.

Stocked every week with brown trout and rainbows to double figures. Best Rainbow 16lb 9ozs, bets brownie 8lb 5ozs.

Call 01832 720786.

Google Map Reference 52.421247, -0.531823 post Code NN14 3EE

Checked 29/12/18

Pitsford Reservoir


Pitsford is another member of the Anglian Water fishing stables. The water is stocked with rainbow trout and brown trout.

There is a fishing lodge with toilet facilities.

There are several permit options available including season tickets. Permits from the fishing lodge on vendors hut. Thereis a wheelie boat.

There is also fishing for pike, perch and zander - predators! Reports of pike up to 40lbs with 30lb plus fish taken recently.

Call 01604 781350 to book a boat or the wheelieboat.

Google Map Reference52.322461 -0.854501 Post Code NN6 9DG

Checked 02/01/19

Raventhorpe Reservoir


Another Anglian Water reservoir dating back to the late Victorian ages stocked annually with 8,500 rainbows including fish up to 15lbs.

There are some massive pike with a fish of 42lbs recorded taken on the fly!

Boat and bank fishing available, float tubing too, hmm 42 lb pike. Hook one of them in a float tube and it runs you will look like you are waterskiing!.

There are several permit options available to suit your needs including day, season and a 1 fish plus C & R permit for senior citizens.

Fishing Lodge and toilets on site. There is a wheelieboat which you should call to book, call 01604 770875.

Google Map 52.326468, -1.004638 Post Code NN6 8EJ

Checked 02/01/19
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