Fisheries

OUR FISHING AREAS

Please feel free to take a look and read about some of the local fisheries we fish at, you will find some really useful information here, from the best type of rigs to use, to detailed maps of the areas

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Doncaster & D.A.A. control the fishing rights on the Don from Sprotbrough Weir and downstream to Crimpsall Sluice near Doncaster Prison. The river is deep, up to 15 feet down the centre, with a width of around 30 metres.

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DDAA have just acquired the fishing rights for part of the Stainforth & Keadby Canal, From the New Junction canal at bramwith lock.

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These Reservoirs are only separated by a strip of land about 8 feet wide, but both are joined to the nearby Aire & Calder Canal. Although massive, they are only shallow – around 3 to 4 feet.

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The canal runs parallel to the River Don where the river isn’t navigable.
Donny AA’s water runs from above the Prison at Doncaster

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The River Torne is one of the many drains that runs through North Lincolnshire.
It’s only around 13 metres wide but there is a little variety where sections of rushes extend into the water.

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The canal is wide, around 30 metres, with distinct shelves at around 3m from each edge. The top of the ledges is only a few feet deep, but the main channel is around 7 to 10 feet deep making it fishable through winter.

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DDAA have now joined the Boothferry Aire & Calder Joint Canal Committee.

This will allow  Doncaster book holders to fish the Aire & Calder Canal between Great Heck and Goole.

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The Long Pond has always been the favourite of many anglers for its easy access, parking and its good stock of course fish. There are a few Carp above the 20lb mark but the pond is better known for the Tench and silver fish