River Witham

Day Tickets
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.


InformationThe LDAA Upper Witham stretch lies south of Brayford Pool, between Altham Terrace and Firth Road. Closed Fishing Season: 15 March to 15 June inclusive.


ParkingDue to the large area that River Witham covers, parking areas have not been specified.
Current River LevelThis is a new feature that is currently being trialled. We are aiming to make improvements, such as the format of the date/time, in the near future. This uses Environment Agency flood and river level data from the real-time data API (Beta). Thanks to the EA for providing this.

Closest Monitoring Station ID:E1594

River Level:No Data. Please contact us if you keep seeing this message! metres
Time of Reading:No Data. Please contact us if you keep seeing this message!
(date yyyy-mm-dd / time hh:mm:ss)

Typical High Level:No Data. Please contact us if you keep seeing this message! metres
Typical Low Level:No Data. Please contact us if you keep seeing this message! metres

Link to Full Data (EA Website):No Data. Please contact us if you keep seeing this message!
Station Location (Google Maps):No Data. Please contact us if you keep seeing this message!

PLEASE NOTE: only the data from the single closest monitoring station is used. This may still be some distance away from LDAA's leased section of the river - full details of which are provided below. You are encouraged to click through to the  EA and Google Maps pages, using the links above, to see the location of this monitoring station and form your own judgement before travelling. LDAA does not accept responsibility for any decisions you make based on the data provided above - we are simply providing an automated feed from the EA website.

Rules & General Information

Association Rules

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ALL fish must be returned to the water alive, unless written permission is given by the committee prior to removal. This rule supersedes any national byelaw etc that may otherwise permit fish removal. Anybody removing fish from an LDAA water, without prior permission, is committing an offence under the Theft Act 1968. LDAA will ALWAYS take legal action against anybody violating this rule.
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Do not cause damage to property, fences, trees, or banks of the water at LDAA venues Wherever possible, LDAA will take legal action against individuals under the Criminal Damage Act 1971 if this rule is violated.
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The carrying or discharging of firearms is prohibited.
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Open fires are strictly prohibited at all of our venues.
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No parking on the banks at any time - please use a suitable and valid parking space.
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The following baits are not to be used on LDAA waters: live fish; bloodworm; joker; whole tiger nuts.
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Fishing is to be avoided where boats are moored, i.e. summer and permanent moorings.
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No fishing from boats, kayaks, or any other form of watercraft is to take place within LDAA waters.
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Discard of litter appropriately. Please use a suitable bin, or take your litter home with you.

Site Rules & Info

- The LDAA stretch of the River Witham lies between Altham Terrace and Firth Road (see graphic above)