Angling & fisheries

Angling and fisheries

The current portfolio of angling venues includes 27 Gravel Pits and 18 stretches of River/Flood Channel that facilitate coarse angling comprising of 30 different venues of which 15 are directly managed by the Fisheries department, 14 are licensed to Angling Clubs, Societies and Consortia and one which is jointly managed.

Overview 

Lee Valley Regional Park offers a range of options to the specimen angler. From large, open gravel pits to smaller mature lakes, from vast flood relief system to the intimate and wild feeling Old River Lee. All residing species grow to and are regularly caught at specimen weights with Carp to over 50lb, Barbel to over 17lb, Chub over 9lb, Perch over 5lb, Bream over 16lb, Tench 14lb.
Please take a look through our Get Hooked guide for more information. 
 
The Lee Valley Fisheries team directly manage the following:   
 
You can find out more about our angling sites here or have an overall look at our map
 
Some of our fisheries are licenced to angling clubs, societies and consortia. Find out who’s running your local fishery and who to contact here
 
Our fisheries are situated throughout Essex and Hertfordshire. See our prices, how to apply or join a waiting list on our tickets section.
 
Our gravel pits are open all year round with the river systems following the traditional closed season from 15 March – 15 June All fish must be returned to where they were caught alive. Our dedicated team manage our Fisheries to ensure our high standards of sustainable and environmental practice are being followed by all. To read more about the rule and conditions of our angling venues please click here.
  
If you have any questions about our sites please email our fisheries team.
 

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Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (Fisheries)

Holyfield Hall Farm
Stubbins Hall Lane
Waltham Abbey
Essex EN9 2EG

03000 030622
01992 892 300 (fax)
fisheries@leevalleypark.org.uk
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Useful contacts

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Environment Agency
General enquiries: 01707 632 300
Emergency: 0800 807 060
 
Some of fisheries in Lee Valley Regional Park are run directly by licensed angling clubs. Contact details for each club can be found here 
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Permits available

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Ashley, Bowyers, Glen Faba and North Met Pit
currently have a limited number of 2019-2020 Permits available!
Please click here for further details

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