Kennet & Avon Canal, Kintbury

Brief description of fishery:

Kintbury fishery is a stretch of the Kennet and Avon canal approx. 600 yards in length. Fishing is only permitted from the north bank, extending from a footbridge over a feeder stream at the west end to the Society’s sign about eighty yards below the lock.

The towpath is regularly used by local residents and during the summer months a horse-drawn barge makes regular trips along the length. Members must not leave tackle lying around on the towpath or cause any obstruction to passers-by.

Members are forbidden to carry out any bankside clearing or fish in the entrance to the lock.

Electricity power cables are present. Exercise extreme caution and at all times “Look Out. Look Up!

If you have any questions or you would like further information on this water please contact the fishery manager.

Fishery rules

  1. General
    1. The fishery consists of about 600 yards of the Kennet and Avon canal. Fishing is permitted from the north bank, extending from a footbridge over a feeder stream at the west end to the Society’s sign about eighty yards below the lock.
    2. The towpath is regularly used by local residents and during the summer months a horse-drawn barge makes regular trips along the length. Members must not leave tackle lying around on the towpath or cause any obstruction to passers-by.
    3. Members are forbidden to carry out any bankside clearing.
    4. Members are forbidden to fish in the lock.
    5. Electricity power cables are present. Exercise extreme caution and at all times “Look Out. Look Up!
  2. Night fishing
    1. Night fishing is not permitted at Kintbury.
  3. Close season
    1. No coarse fishing is allowed between 15th March and 15th June.

Address

This fishery is situated approximately 6 miles west of Newbury and may be reached by following the A4, then taking the well sign-posted road to Kintbury. Kintbury station is alongside the fishery.

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Access & Parking

There is a public car park and toilet just north of the canal.

Maps

 

Species

  • Bream
  • Carp
  • Perch
  • Pike
  • Roach
DATEVENUE
2022
Monday 15th AugustWindsor Racecourse
Saturday 27th AugustWindsor Racecourse
Thursday 1st SeptemberWindsor Racecourse
Saturday 17th SeptemberCrabtree Lake
Sunday 18th SeptemberCrabtree Lake
Sunday 2nd OctoberWoolhampton
Monday 3rd OctoberWindsor Racecourse
Monday 10th OctoberWindsor Racecourse
Monday 17th OctoberWindsor Racecourse
Sunday 30th OctoberWoolhampton
Sunday 11th DecemberWoolhampton
2023
Sunday 22nd JanuaryWoolhampton
Monday 23rd JanuaryKintbury
Sunday 19th February Kintbury
Friday 24th FebruaryKintbury
Sunday 12th MarchWoolhampton