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.
Below is a list of the contacts with fishing rights along the River Trent between Farndon and Gainsborough. Day passes can usually be purchased from wardens.
For more information about fishing on the River Trent see our links page.
Mrs J. Wilson, 93 Breamer Road, Collingham, Nottinghamshire, 01636 892700
Mr. M Rossington, 57 Minster Drive, Cherry Willingham, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN3 4LZ 01522 791101
Lincoln & District Angling Association
Mr D Ellerker, Mill Hill House, North Clifton, Nottinghamshire, NG23 7AZ Tel: 01777 228133
Mansfield & District Angling Association
Mr. J Smith, 01623 400790
Mr. J Garland, 58 Riverside Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 4RJ, 01636 702962
Nottingham & District Federation of Anglers
Mr. W Belshaw, 17 Spring Green, Clifton, Nottingham, 0115 921 6645
Mr. D Beattie, 01909 472774
Sheffield Waltonians AC
Mr. J Rose, 35-47 North Church Street, Sheffield, 0114 275 2888
Retford and District Angling Association
Mr. H Wells, 31 Ainsdale Green, Ordsall, Retford, Nottinghamshire
Rotherham & District Angling Association
Mr. H Howarth, 4 Scarborough Road, Wickersley, Rotherham
Scunthorpe & District Angling Association
Mr. M Storey, Cooperbeech, 74 Appleby Lane, Broughton, Brigg, 01652 655849
Worksop & District Angling Association
Mr. D Brown, 4 Dove Close, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81 7LG, 01909 486350
Sheffield & District Angling Association
0114 239 3465
53 Seagrave Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S12 2JL
South Muskham Fisheries are better known as the A1 Pits, as the A1 runs along the east side. Located just north of Newark on Trent, the A1 Pits are well known in the carp world. They also offer the pike angler plenty of opportunities.