Worcester Angling Society
The Society issues guest permits on the waters subject to the following conditions which apply at Upper and Lower Bishopswood – River Wye, Lower Teme – Above Old Powick Bridge Rushwich (Becks) and Pard House (Shelsea Beauchamp). Hill Farm Pool and Leigh Water.
The Society has several Honorary Bailiffs who live nearby who will carry out regular checks on the people fishing the water. Please remember – If they ask for your membership card, they are acting for the Society and you, its members. See programme regarding use of maggot.
- Coarse fishing only.
- Cost £5.00 per day on all waters.
- Visitors to be accompanied by a member.
- Limit of two permits per member per day.
- Permits to be granted for specific dates.
- Guest permits may be taken out for contest dates to fish Society contests, but not eligible for Society competition prizes.
- Permits available from Secretary, Treasurer, or Alans Fishing Tackle Shop, Malvern Road.
- Ensure you close all gates.
- NO FISHING FOR 3 HOURS PRIOR TO COMPETITIONS.
LOWER TEME, (ABOVE OLD BRIDGE ONLY) and LEIGH WATER.
The Society issues day permits to non-members on the above water. Available only from Alan’s Fishing Tackle Shop. Cost £8.00.
Please note- Weekly permits are now available at £35.00 and will run for seven days from date of purchase.
DAY PERMITS ~ LOWER BISHOPSWOOD
The Society issues day permits on the above water. Tickets for this water are available from The Inn on the Wye’, Kerne Bridge Bishopswood, Ross-on-Wye and Alan’s Tackle Shop. Cost £10.00. Weekly permits are also available on this water, conditions as above £35 per week.
SEASON PERMITS – LOWER BISHOPSWOOD
Season coarse and game fishing permits are available on this water (to non members) at an annual cost of £50. Coarse fishing only permits are available at £45.00 per annum. Permits run from 1st April to 31st March and are issued by the Secretary. The 15 mile Worcester catchment rule does not apply. Junior (Under 16) must be accompanied by an adult.
LOWER TEME WATERS AND BECKS (FORMERLY BRANSFORD
ANGLING CLUB WATERS)
The only entrance to the water below Old Powick Bridge, at the Malvern road end, is via the stile at the Old Bridge. Members must not gain access to the water using Bennett’s Farm I Dairy entrance.
Members are advised that bulls may on occasion be kept in the meadows below the New Bridge. No coarse fish, dead or alive, to be removed from Society waters and please do not keep grayling in a keep nets. No member may during a period commencing two hours before a contest and until the end of the competition.
No wading is allowed in Lower Teme at any time beyond knee depth. Members do not fish opposite to, or impede in any way, an angler already fishing the opposite bank of the river. The entrance to the upper and lower water at Powick Bridge is via Old lane.
Vehicles must not be parked in this lane. The top boundary to this water is the end of the second meadow above the weir, although the water extends on up until the Rushwick railway bridge, this water can be accessed via Becks farm, upper wick lane, (as shown on map of the water) or from Bransford lay-by (near the Fox pub) via a public foot path.
UPPER AND LOWER BISHOPSWOOD FISHERY – RIVER WYE.
All EA Byelaws must be adhered to when fishing Upper and Lower Bishopswood and all other Society waters. Notice boards are erected at each end of the water.
Only Full Society Members to fish the Upper Bishopswood water above the canoe launch. Bishopswood only members and Day Permit holders must not fish this water. A notice is erected at this boundary.
All fishing on Upper Bishopswood is restricted to five days a week. There is no fishing on this water on Mondays and Tuesdays, as the previous owners have retained these days for their exclusive use.
Members fishing for salmon on these waters must hold a Society Salmon Permit. Car Park – A yearly car park pass is available for £5 for upper Bishopswood village hall car park , Members are requested to park tidily so as not to block other people. Members are also requested to keep the fishery clean and tidy and to remove any rubbish they may find.