Whether you like fishing by a serene river or off shore from a sea-going boat, there is no better place than Yorkshire!
Choose from game, sea or coarse...
Peace and quiet, fresh air and natural beauty can be found throughout the county which means that which every cottage you choose to stay in you won't be far from some superb fishing opportunities.
Yorkshire has a great choice of rivers offering excellent fishing for the angler to enjoy; look forward to days of solitude set amongst superb scenery or maybe treat yourself to some personalised tuition to ensure your best chance of that big catch!
If sea fishing is more your thing then Yorkshire's long coastline of pretty fishing harbours are just the place to hire boats that will take you to the very best off shore fishing areas.
Take a look at our list of great fishing venues or choose a cottage that is ideally located close to your preferred fishing area.
Situated in the mainly agricultural area close to the Driffield Canal the peaceful Village of Wansford is home to the Wansford Trout Farm where you can enjoy all year round fishing in well stocked waters!
Great fishing venues include Bainbridge, Hawes and Aysgarth. Day tickets available
Kilnsey Park is a working trout farm close to Grassington and Kettlewell.The lakes are stocked with home-grown rainbow, blue, golden and brown trout. There is also a farm shop, farm animals and red squirrel nature trail on site.
Set in North Yorkshire and easily accessed off the A1 and A19, Stonebridge Fishing Lakes offer great Trout and Carp fishing.
Go fishing at the purpose made lake next to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway station at Pickering. Open between March and November with bait and fly tackle available for hire it's a great place for any keen angler. Tel: 01751 474219
Take a trip on one of Scarborough's angling boats, the Skylark. Skylark Fishing Trips run from the slipway on the South Bay.
There is plenty of countryside here to admire as the fishery is set near to the famous white horse at Kilburn. The water covers two acres and is open all year round.
The scenery in the Richmond area is outstanding, particularly upstream of the town. Good fly fishing for brown trout and grayling
A superb venue offering trout and coarse fishing in five individual lakes set in beautiful Yorkshire countryside. Offering a warm welcome, great sport, good facilities and in an atmosphere second to none.
Bainbridge is the only place that you can get day tickets for the River Bain with it being such a short river - the shortest in England at about two miles!
A wild brown trout lake in an exposed position at the head of Nidderdale, but it does provide excellent fly fishing in the right conditions
Some great fishing venues including Burnsall, Ilkley and Grassington. Day tickets available.
Situated in the hills and moors above Masham, in Wensleydale and at 105 acres this is quite a large lake in an exposed position, but it has outstanding fly fishing for quality rainbow trout which run quite large.
This Reservoir sits on the edge of Skipton and is a fairly unique construction. An ideal bed for small fish to hide away from the waters larger fish!
Nidderdale Angling Club - have trout fishing and grayling fishing on around seven miles of the River Nidd
The lake is set in 24 acres of magnificent grounds of a large hotel and makes for a peaceful days fly fishing. Both boat and bank fly fishing are available. The Coniston Hall lake is open for fly fishing from 1st April to 1st October inclusive.
Both these Yorkshire Water run reservoirs are very good rainbow trout fisheries with some wild brown trout present
This is a very large natural water with inlet streams and outlet streams around its length.
Malham Tarn is a fertile lake but it is also very exposed to the elements.Boat only fly fishing for wild brown trout. Managed by the Yorkshire Dales National Park there are also some great marked footpaths to explore.