Daily and weekly visitor tickets are available for fly fishing on various stretches of the rivers Eden, Eamont and Lowther. Please Note:
The cost of a visitor ticket/permit is £15.00 per day or £50.00 per week.
Please note: A visitor is classed as someone who is resident outside a 20 mile radius of Penrith Post Office and only visitors are allowed to purchase visitor tickets - daily or weekly tickets - during the Trout season (15th March - 30th September). These tickets are for fly fishing only and strictly on a Catch and Release basis.
There are no daily or weekly tickets available for Salmon and Sea trout fishing or for Grayling fishing during the Trout closed season (1st October - 14th March).
Tickets are available from:
CHARLES SYKES SPORT SHOP
4 GREAT DOCKRAY
Tel 01768 862418
Grid Reference NY 516 300
Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri 09:30 – 17:30
Sat 09:30 – 17:00
POOLEY BRIDGE POST OFFICE & STORES
Tel 017684 86266
Grid Reference NY 470 244
Mon - Sun 08:00 to 17:00
LANGWATHBY POST OFFICE & STORES
Tel 01768 881342
Grid Reference NY 569 336
Mon - Sat 07:00 to 20:00
Sun 07:30 to 18:00
Tel 01931 712187
Grid Reference NY 513 236
Mon – Sun 07:00 to 19:00
For those who are not familiar with the area the following link and grid references supplied with each outlet may help https://gridreferencefinder.com/
PLEASE NOTE : GUIDING OR TUTORING FOR FINANCIAL GAIN IS NOT ALLOWED ON THE ASSOCIATION WATERS UNLESS PERMITTED BY WRITTEN AGREEMENT FROM THE COMMITTEE
Catch and Release only (no fish can be retained on this ticket).
Fishing is fly only.
For further details please contact the secretary.
Most of our water is open to visitors, however some is kept for members only, maps showing the rivers and parking areas are supplied with the visitor tickets, please check them before fishing.
Please Check: Penrith Anglers Safety notes for members and visitors
Visiting anglers can check the water levels for the River Eden prior to their visit by calling the Environment Agencies 'Rivercall' on 09066197733 or go to Environment Agency website which shows river levels at different monitoring points on River Eden system
Penrith anglers would ask visiting anglers to refer to the precautions outlined on our Invasive Species and Biosecurity page:
YOU MUST ACQUIRE AN ENVIRONMENT AGENCY ROD LICENSE BEFORE FISHING.
This can be obtained from any Post Office.
Anyone who is unsure about closed seasons and fishery byelaws should go to Environment Agency rod fishing bylaws: north west region where they can get the information they require.
The following Tourist Information Centres will help with accommodation:
Penrith Tourist Information Centre
Penrith CA11 7PT
Fax: +44(0)1768 891754
Pooley Bridge Tourist Information Centre
Cumbria CA10 2NW