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Crankley

Fishery name Crankley
Waterway Trent Dyke and Non-tidal River Trent
Location Holme Lane - Winthorpe
Pegs 1 to 41
Permits Full and Associate members + Day tickets on bank
Night fishing Night fishing not permitted
Description PLEASE NOTE - Night fishing is now prohibited at this venue
 
To access the fishery, turn right opposite the Lord Nelson pub in Winthorpe (Holme Lane), go over train line and turn immediately left (gate should be unlocked).
Vehicles can be driven along the river (Winthorpe fishery) to the car park underneath the A1 road bridge (peg 41).
Subject to ground conditions, and strictly at the discretion of the bailiff and Committee, vehicular access may be permitted through the locked gate to the riverbank beyond.
The fishery starts just below Tubular Bridge with pegs 1 to 17 being on the Dyke. The remaining pegs (18 to 41) are on the main river.
This stretch, like Winthorpe, is popular with specimen anglers with reports of some huge Barbel being caught.
There is a large shoal of resident Bream around Crankley Point where Trent and Dyke converge.
For many years, the upstream section towards Tubular Bridge was considered by many to be the best on the Trent but is more lightly fished these days.

 

 

Anglers who leave litter or light fires risk being barred from all Federation waters