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Experience Fishing At Waterside Parks

Discover the ideal getaway for a solitary escape or sensory adventure for families, groups or just for yourself!

With six premier fisheries located within the north east and one in Essex, four fantastic wild brown trout reservoirs and two exclusive coarse fisheries we have the perfect locations for a great sporting day out.

Our fisheries have built up a well deserved reputation for offering top quality, exhilarating fishing and angling opportunities for everyone. From beginners to experienced anglers, we offer lessons for newcomers and professional advice for seasoned specialists.

Our reservoirs are generously stocked to facilitate your visit to the bank side, and a jam packed competition calendar alongside our much loved tagged fish sweep stake means there’s many exciting opportunities for you to get involved in.

Escape the world and cleanse your mind with an idyllic day out on the water. In a world of over stimulation, fishing is the perfect way to unwind.

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Types of FishingAt Waterside Parks

Bait Trout Fishing

Available at our premier fisheries based across the north east and Essex. With options of bank or boat fishing, there is something for all.

Fly Trout Fishing

Exclusive fly only fishery at Hury in Teesdale. Also available at our premier fisheries.

Wild Brown Trout Fishing

Visit one of our ‘fantastic four’ reservoirs in Upper Teesdale for some first class wild brown trout fishing.

Coarse Fishing

Two exclusive coarse fisheries available and the opportunity at specific premier fisheries.

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2019 season

Update for end of season – Extension to Fontburn’s season!

Following feedback from our anglers we are delighted to announce that Fontburn will remain open through to Sunday 22 December!

Following the success of last season Derwent will remain open all winter until 28 February, only closing Christmas Day.

Both sites will continue to be stocked until closing.

Grassholme and Hury will remain open until 30 November and Scaling will close for the season 31 October.

Kielder will also remain open until Friday 15 November at the credit cruncher rate of £19 for eight fish.

Open hours from 1 November on all sites are 9am – 4pm with four different permit options for trout fishing as follows:

We will be inviting anglers to attend regular competitions and further announcements will be made over the coming weeks on Facebook.

We look forward to a fine winter and some excellent sport and would like to thank all anglers for their custom and support in 2019 so far.

Thanks from the Ranger team.

(Please note your EA rod licence must be purchased online at or at your local post office before fishing at one of our sites. Due to government changes we are no longer able to sell a rod licence at our Waterside Parks.)

Our Fisheries

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From Northumberland to North Yorkshire and also down to Chelmsford, Essex, Waterside Parks make you feel like you have been able to get away, but not travel too far.

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Experience Fishing At Waterside Parks

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