Fossdyke

Day TicketsDay Tickets are £5, valid between Dawn and Dusk. For payment information click here. LDAA members with a valid annual membership are not required to purchase day tickets.


Night FishingNight fishing is not permitted at this venue.


Information- LDAA holds fishing rights from Brayford Pool in Lincoln through to Torksey Lock.
- Closed Fishing Season: 15 March to 15 June inclusive.

Suggested fishing areas along this long stretch are;
1. Golf Course Stretch at the rear of Cartholme Golf Course.
2. Stretch adjacent to the Pyewipe Inn, LN1 2BG.
3. Stretch adjacent to Woodcocks at Burton Water, LN1 2BE.
4. Opposite A5 7 Café, LN1 2BB.
5. Fertiliser Stretch, Saxilby Road, LN1 2FU.
6. Saxilby, Bridge St, LN1 2PZ.
7. Rear of Saxilby Spice, Gainsborough Rd, Saxilby, LN1 2LX.
8. Drisney Nook, Gainsborough Rd / A57 intersection.


ParkingDue to the extensive length that the Fossdyke covers, parking areas have not been specified. Suitable parking and access is available for those stretches indicated above.

Rules & General Information

Association Rules

- The carrying or discharging of firearms is prohibited.

- Do not light fires or discard litter inappropriately. Please use an appropriate bin or take your litter home with you.

- No parking on banks at any time.

- Bait bans: live fish; bloodworm; joker; whole tiger nuts.

- No damage shall be caused to property, fences, trees or banks of the water.

- Fishing to be avoided where boats are moored, i.e. Summer and permanent moorings.

Site Rules & Info

- LDAA holds fishing rights from Brayford Pool in Lincoln through to Torksey Lock.

- Closed Fishing Season: 15 March to 15 June inclusive.