Where can I fish on the broads?

Can you fish anywhere on the broads?

Where to fish. There are several publicly accessible fishing platforms in the Broads area, and angling is also permitted from most Broads Authority 24 hour moorings unless stated otherwise. If angling on a Broads Authority mooring please remember: At moorings, anglers must always give way to boats wishing to moor.

When can you fish on the broads?

The Open Fishing Season dates are: Coarse Fishing – From 16th June through to 14th March the following year. Please remember the closed season applies to the broads and rivers from 15th March – 15th June inclusive.

Do you need a permit to fish on the Norfolk Broads?

Do I need a fishing licence on the Norfolk Broads? Every angler over the age of 12 is required to have a licence. During the open season, this allows angling on the free fishing areas of the Broads. Licences can be issued for 1-day, 8-day or 12-month periods from Environment Agency.

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Can you fish on Wroxham Broad?

Wroxham Broad

Feeder fishing is by far the most productive way of fishing here as you need to fish at distance for the bream, about 35-40 yards. … Sweetcorn works well on the hook for the bream, with maggot and castor for the smaller fish.

Can you fish at breydon water?

There’s also opportunities for fishing, boating, golf, riding, cycling and walking in the nearby area, so whatever you fancy doing, you’re sure to find it. Breydon Water makes a superb base for enjoying the delights of the local area.

What fish are in the river Yare?

Main species are quality roach, with individual fish over 2lb not unheard of, skimmers, bream up to 8lb and perch. There are also big carp and pike present although swim selection is key for these species.

Where is the best fishing on the Norfolk Broads?

The Best Fishing Locations on the Norfolk Broads

  • Potter Heigham. If you want to fish for bream then Potter Heigham, on the river Thurne, is a good place. …
  • Martham Broad. …
  • Acle Bridge and Upton Dyke. …
  • Salhouse Broad. …
  • Horning. …
  • Wroxham. …
  • River Ant. …
  • River Bure.

What fish are in Oulton Broad?

Main species are chub, bream, roach and dace. Float or feeder.

Can you sail on the Norfolk Broads at night?

The maximum speed limit on the Norfolk Broads is between 3-6mph. Cruising should only be done during the hours from dawn and dusk.

How do I get a NSW fishing Licence?

You can purchase your recreational licence:

  1. online.
  2. by calling 1300 369 365 (Visa and Mastercard only)
  3. from hundreds of standard and gold fishing fee agents.
  4. from Service NSW Centres (Visa and Mastercard only) find my local service NSW centre.
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Where can I fish in Norwich?

Norwich Yacht Station. Foundry Bridge downstream and Carrow Bridge upstream.

Permit-free fishing

  • A public staithe at the bottom of Barton Turf village.
  • Banks near Ludham Bridge.
  • Stalham Staithe beside Staithe Road, near the A149.
  • Irstead Staithe near Irstead church.


Where is Hickling Broad?

Hickling Broad is a 600-hectare (1,500-acre) nature reserve 4 km south-east of Stalham, north-east of Norwich in Norfolk. It is managed by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust.

Is there Zander in the Norfolk Broads?

In recent years one authenticated zander of 6lb has been caught on rod and line from the River Yare. … In addition to those catches, there have been anecdotal reports of other zander coming out of the Broads and rivers, but the tiny examples were proved to be either ruffe, smelt or baby bass.

Are there pike in the Norfolk Broads?

The Norfolk and Suffolk Broads are world-renowned for excellent pike fishing. Large pike up to 30lbs in weight have been caught on the rivers and broads, but their numbers are on the decline so good fishing practices are vital to protect and increase numbers.

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