Whether you’re a pro or a novice, you’ll find the River Nene a joy to fish. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, the river has plenty of Roach, Bream and Pike and you’ll also be in with a chance of catching Carp, Chub and Dace depending on your location. Don’t forget your fishing licence and tackle.
Day ticket coarse fishing is available from Big Pit pond in Fermyn Woods Country Park. The pond is a small clay pit formed as a result of sand quarrying. The pond has a stock of Roach, Rudd and Carp. Day permits available for coarse fishing.
Stanwick Lakes Fisheries
Complex of 6 mature fishing lakes at the south western end of the site and offers day and night ticket fishing for a variety of anglers, from pleasure to serious match fishermen and specimen hunters. Permits/tickets available on the bank.
Sywell Country Park
The fishing at Sywell is on a 67 acre (28 hectare) lake built in Edwardian times and opened in 1906 as a water supply reservoir for Rushden and Higham Ferrers.