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Bank fishing returns to Kielder Water

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Bank fishing returns to Kielder Water

Kielder Water is now open for bank fishing. Please note that the tagged fishing schemes will not be operating at the present time.

As we are asking of all visitors, please be respectful of the local communities, stay away from village and residential centres, and strictly observe Government guidelines on social distancing wherever you are. Please stick to designated footpaths and fishing areas and abide by the signage around the sites, to ensure a safe visit.

Tower Knowe
Toilets are open at Tower Knowe, every day 9.30am-5pm. Bait, tackle and take-away snacks are also available in Tower Knowe shop, open every day 10am-4pm. Find us at NE48 1BX.

Catch returns
To help reduce the risk of infection transmission, there is no need to sign into fisheries or complete catch returns on site at this time. Please email your returns for each water to

Permits must be booked in advance, either on or before the day of the visit, at If you are experiencing any difficulty using this site please call the team on 01207 255250, Monday to Sunday from 8am and 5pm.

Happy fishing!

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