Fishing in Spalding
Fishing South Holland waterways.
This area has a reputation for the quality of its fishing, particularly for bream, roach, pike, rudd and zander. Gudgeon, chub, perch and carp are also found.The national angling championships are often held in the fens, the waters providing the best of angling conditions. Environment Agency rod licences are required to fish the waters, obtainable from the Environment Agency Tel.01733 371811, or from post offices. In addition a local permit may be required to fish a particular stretch of water. These are available from local fishing tackle shops.
Peterborough & District AA.
Jon Means (Head Bailiff)
101B Peterborough Road,
Ailsworth, Peterborough. PE5 7AJ
Telephone: 01733 380768
The River Welland and Coronation Channel flows north from Crowland, through Spalding and out to the Wash. Tidal north of Surfleet Seas End. Access north or south along west bank. East bank by footpath. Permits from Peterborough & District AA, or bailiffs on the bank. Coronation channel permits, Worksop AC.
Free Fishing on the River Welland in Spalding town centre.
The River Glen flows from west of Spalding to the tidal section of the River Welland at Surfleet Seas End. Access Surfleet to Surfleet Reservoir, access on both banks. Surfleet to Pinchbeck, footpath on South bank. Pinchbeck to West Pinchbeck B1180,south bank. Permits Spalding FC.
Free fishing Surfleet – Surfleet Reservoir.
The Counter Drain. West from Pode Hole to Tongue End. Access secondary road west from Pode Hole. Permits from Spalding FC.
Vernatts Drain from Pode Hole to Surfleet Seas End. Pedestrian access east from A151 Pode Hole, and Surfleet Reservoir. Permits Spalding FC.
Still water course fishing
Lake Ross. Pode Hole near Spalding. Lake stocked with carp, roach, tench, and bream. Day and evening permits.
Open all year. Tel.01775 761690