Angling in the Cotswolds

Cotswolds Angling Online guide to all the angling venues in the Cotswolds and tips for an enjoyable and successful carp angling, coarse or fly fishing trip to the Cotswolds.

Fishing is one of the Cotswolds most popular pastimes. With so many lakes, rivers and canals in the Cotswolds, it's no surprise why angling is so popular.

The river Thames begins its 180mile journey from the little Cotswold village of Kemble, about eight miles from Cirencester. Along its Cotswolds journey, many streams, natural springs and tributaries join the Thames, which supply fishermen with some of the best angling in the country.

The riverbeds are lime-stoned and provide the perfect environment for the fine art of Fly Fishing for species like the handsome Brown Trout or the attractive lady of the river, the Grayling. There are plenty of lakes around the Cotswolds, some of which are classed as the "top" fishing venues in the country.

Whether you are new to angling, the sport or a veteran fisherman, the Cotswolds offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy this wonderful pastime. There are many excellent waters to fish and many baits and techniques to try and the Cotswolds Angling Online website aims to help you in all these areas.

Happy Angling in the Cotswolds