CALPAC
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GRAND UNION CANAL OPEN ALL YEAR
LOCATION:
This 23/4 mile stretch of the Grand Union Canal is located between West Drayton and Hayes, Middlesex.
APPROACH:
To reach the Hayes end. Leave the M4 at the Hayes slip road. Carryon under the motorway, following the road to Hayes until you reach the canal. To reach the West Drayton end you continue along the M4 and take the slip road for London Airport, go under the motorway to the roundabout and take the exit marked West Drayton. Follow this road to the canal, which is situated approximately 150 yards from where you pass under the railway bridge. Another access point appears at the middle of the section. This can be reached by following the instructions for West Drayton but take the Stockley Road exit instead of the West Drayton one. The canal is situated some 25 yards beyond the lights that control a very narrow stretch of road. PARKING: Parking is no problem at any of the areas described above. but please take care not to obstruct any driveways or gateways.
ACCESS:
From tow path side only
FISHING:
This stretch of the canal contains Roach, Rudd, Perch. Bream, Tench, Pike and a few Carp.
Day tickets sold on the bank or in advance from the Treasurer 020 8777 9489
TQ027802 to TQ087800: Lats: 51:30:41N (51.51141) to: 51:30:31N (51.50864) Lons: 0:31:17W (-0.52151) to: 0:26:06W (-0.43507)
For Pollution, dead fish or any other abnormalities that are cause for concern call the EA on 0800 80 70 60
STEW POND
LOCATION:
A small but attractive pond of about 3/4 of an acre set in woodland. It is approximately 2 miles from Epsom, Surrey. It is about 1 mile from Chessington World of Adventures so traffic can sometimes be a problem from certain approaches during the summer.
APPROACH:
The fishery is on the B280 which is accessible from the M25 and A3. From the traffic lights at Malden Rushett the fishery entrance is about 3/4 of a mile on the right and from Epsom town the fishery entrance is about 2 miles on the left.
PARKING:
There is a car park provided which is also used by the public. The car park gates (2 metre height restriction) will be closed nightly at 9pm or dusk which ever is earliest.
ACCESS:
From the car park follow the hard surface track up the side of grass picnic area and the pond is directly in front of you. You may fish all banks but do not create new swims. Take care when using bank sticks that you do not break away the edge of the banks.
FISHING:
The Stew Pond contains Tench, Bream, Perch. Rudd, Roach, Common. Mirror and a few Ghost Carp and Pike. The depths run between 2 and 4 feet. This water has received a considerable injection of new stock, which has improved catches.Day tickets sold on the bank or in advance from the Treasurer 020 8777 9489.
OTHER POINTS:
NO TENTS OR BIVUACS (Epsom Common BYE LAW)
Fishing is strictly prohibited on the top lake as it is a nature reserve. –
NO KEEP NETS, live baiting. or ground bait to be used at this water. - Epsom Common is a "Site of Special Scientific Interest" so please respect it. . Please use the litter bins that are provided around the pond and in the car park. - Please ensure that fishery rules 5.9 and 14 are properly adhered 10. - This is a favourite site for geese and other wildfowl. Please lake care.
WILD LIFE AID - 01372 377332 LOCAL POLICE - 01372 729577
TQ182611: Lat: 51:20:06N (51.33494) Lon: 0:18:09W (-0.30259):
For Pollution, dead fish or any other abnormalities that are cause for concern call the EA on 0800 80 70 60
RIVER ARUN - PULBOROUGH FISHERY
LOCATION:
This prolific, tidal stretch of the River Arun can he found in Pulborough. Sussex. There is about 11/2 miles of the river in total.
APPROACH:
Take the A29 southbound to Pulborough. You will arrive at two mini roundabouts, turn right at the first and then turn left at the second. Drive over Swan Bridge and turn left immediately into an unmade road.
PARKING: Parking is in the unmade road. gateways. Make sure you do not park in front of any
ACCESS:
From the parking area turn right and you will see a gate which leads into a field. (CALPAC Lock. Make sure that it is shut and locked behind you) You now have access to the South bank. at point A downstream to the boundary board.
FISHING:
This stretch of the Arun contains Roach, Chub, Dace, Perch, Bream. Gudgeon. Eels and Pike as well as BIG Carp. There is also the chance of the odd flat fish. The pace of the river is medium fast.
OTHER POINTS:
Day tickets can be bought from.
The Treasurer John Bygrave tel Nº 020 8777 9489. Also from The Corn Store Shop & Tea Room (Swan Bridge)
REMEMBER it is an offence to fish for or take any game fish without a license issued by the River Authority. Please remember to shut all gates as cattle graze the banks. No night fishing. Please make sure that fishery rules 1,2.5,8 :and 9 are properly adhered to.
IF YOU WANT TO WEIGH A FISH, PLEASE FOLLOW THE CALPAC GUIDELINES ON WEIGHING AND PHOTOGRAPHING,
Note - This is the only stretch of the Rive Arun that we control.

TQ046184: Lat: 50:57:20N (50.95554) Lon: 0:30:44W (-0.51211):
For Pollution, dead fish or any other abnormalities that are cause for concern call the EA on 0800 80 70 60
RIVER EDEN SKEYNES FARM EDENBRIDGE
LOCATION:
This stretch of the River Eden is on the outskirts of Edenbridge towards Lingfield. It is approximately 1/2 mile in length from points A to B.
APPROACH:
From A22 at Bindley Heath take the 82029 Lingfield road. Second left. signed Haxted or Haxted Mill. As you enter Edenbridge, opposite the first road on the left is the start of the public footpath. Enter here or turn at first right into Coombs Field. at the end of this road is the sports pavilion car park. Parking here is not official. If you use this way in, stay to the public footpath, DO NOT cross the recreation ground.
From Edenbridge take the road signed Haxted Mill.
PARKING:
There is no official parking in this area.
ACCESS:
Use the public footpaths at all times
FISHING:
This river holds good chub, roach, perch and pike.
Day tickets sold on the bank or in advance from the Treasurer 020 8777 9489.
OTHER POINTS:
No night fishing . Use public footpaths . Do not walk across the recreation ground.
TQ439459: Lat: 51:11:38N (51.19377) Lon: 0:03:31E (0.05872):
For Pollution, dead fish or any other abnormalities that are cause for concern call the EA on 0800 80 70 60
THE 1st SPERINGBROOK SEWER - SNARGATE OPEN ALL YEAR
LOCATION:
This open aspect fen-like fishery is situated at Snargate. near Appledore, Kent. There is approximately 2,000 yards available for members to fish.
APPROACH:
Leave the M20 at exit 9 signposted to Lydd. Follow the A2070 to Brenzett, turn right at the roundabout to Snargate. After crossing a narrow bridge the next turning on the right. is our fishery at Arrowhead Bridge.
PARKING:
Parking for section A is on the grass verge by Arrowhead Bridge. Parking for section B,C and D is on the grass verges where the road runs parallel to the fishery.
ACCESS:
Access to section A is through the gateway on your left before the bridge. The fishery extends for 300 yards from this point. On section A you may take your families and picnic. Pedestrian access to section Band C is through the field gateway. from here the fishery stretches for 500 yards in both directions. Pedestrian ,`access to section D is through the field gateway (see map).
FISHING:
This fishery contains most species of coarse fish including Chub. Dace, Roach, Perch, Bream and Pike. There is hardly any flow and is a good winter fishery. The depths are between 2 and 5 feet. Will members please note that the weed is cleared every Autumn.
OTHER POINTS:
Strictly no night fishing.
Take care when parking your car that you do not obstruct any gate or driveway.
Please make sure the fishery rules 1,5.9 and 12 are properly adhered to.
Day tickets are available from Mrs. Sivyer at Arrowhead Bungalow.
Also can be obtained from the treasurer John Bygrave tel Nº 020 8777 9489.
READ AND UNDERSTAND THE CALPAC GUIDELINES FOR PIKE ANGLERS.
TQ984291: Lat: 51:01:40N (51.02776) Lon: 0:49:42E (0.82839):
For Pollution, dead fish or any other abnormalities that are cause for concern call the EA on 0800 80 70 60
RIVER KENNET AND KENNET AND AVON CANAL
SULHAMSTEAD FISHERY
LOCATION:
This quiet fishery is set in beautiful surroundings near Sulhamstead. Berkshire. It is well worth a visit whatever your angling preference. There is about 1500 yards of Canal and River to fish.
APPROACH:
Leave the M4 at Exit 12. Take the A4 and travel for about 2 miles. then turn left at signpost for Sulhamstead. Cross over three bridges and then turn right into a public car park.
PARKING:
Parking is available in the public car park only. There is a 6ft 6inch - 2 metre height restriction across the entrance.
ACCESS:
The fishery is reached by following the towpath from the road. past Canal Cottage. Our fishery starts at the first stile (metal ‘kissing’ gate) and follows the River Kennel across a meadow for about 800 yards. At present the meadow is only grazed between April and October. Shortly after crossing the second stile (metal ‘kissing’ gate) we lose the river where it drops over a weir. From here the fishery extends about 700 yards along the canal to the boundary board past the lock. where the Kennet proper rejoins the water course. You may fish both banks of the canal. access is by crossing the swing bridge. FISHING:
The main species include Chub. Roach. Dace. Bream. Perch. Pike. Tench. Barbel and the occasional Carp and Trout. The pace of the river is medium to fast. The canal section has no flow. and offers good fishing when the river is in flood.
OTHER POINTS:
Day tickets sold on the bank or in advance from the Treasurer 020 8777 9489.
Beware of the power cables along the meadow section.
No night fishing
Please make sure that fishery rules 1.2.4 and 9 arc adhered to.
REMEMBER - NO BARBEL OR CARP TO B E RETAINED IN KEEPNETS or CARP SACKS
SU626691: Lat: 51:25:07N (51.41853) Lon: 1:06:00W (-1.09987):
For Pollution, dead fish or any other abnormalities that are cause for concern call the EA on 0800 80 70 60
RIVER MEDWAY - YALDING 1
LOCATION:
for members to fish.
APPROACH:
Follow the M25 anti-clockwise and then joint the M26. leave the M26 at exit 2A. Follow the B2016 (Seven Mile Lane) signed 10 Paddock Wood. At the "T" junction turn left signed to Yalding. A2162. keep on the A2162 for about 3/4 mile and the road turns right (Still A2162 to Yalding). This road will bring you over a level crossing then over a bridge. carry on up this road (parallel to canal) to the next bridge where there is a pub on your right.
PARKING:
Parking is available by the side of the canal before the bridge. Take care not to block any driveways. Do not park in the pub car park.
ACCESS:
MEDWAY - Go over the weir and take the tow path past the Riverside Diner. The fishery starts at the blue E.A. and CALPAC signs just before the oak tree on the tow path. From here you may fish this bank all the way up to the gateway just short of the disused lock.

FISHING:
The Medway contains a good head of Roach and Bream. Chub and Dace can also be expected. There are also Carp to double figures in places and the odd Tench and Barbel. Perch. Eels. Gudgeon and Pike are also present. The pace of the water is medium but rises quickly after heavy rain.
OTHER POINTS:
No night fishing.
Day tickets are available for this venue at
Teapot Island or in advance from the Treasurer 020 8777 9489.
Juniors (under 16yrs) are not allowed to fish unaccompanied.
It is advisable to have a long landing net handle.
Please make sure that fishery rules 1.2.4.5 and 9 arc properly adhered to.
TQ690497: Lat: 51:13:21N (51.22241) Lon: 0:25:11E (0.41968):

For Pollution, dead fish or any other abnormalities that are cause for concern call the EA on 0800 80 70 60

The River Mole @ Cobham
This fishery is recently acquired and it's history is very sketchy but is believed to have Carp to 15lb a good head of Chub and Perch, Barbel are at the venue with the usual small silver fish, hopefully next season we can have a better picture but I will endeavour to update this section as and when I get more information.
Day Tickets at £5 a day for two rods max ticket ONLY from the Treasurer 020 8777 9489 Closed during the 'Close' Season 15th March to 15th June inclusive. Nearest Railway Station Cobham 2 miles.