River Witham

Day Tickets
Day 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.


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

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

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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

- 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

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