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The Fishery

Great pleasure fishing in Shropshire

Spring Lea Fishery provides an unforgettable experience, boasting some of the best fishing pools in Shropshire. We’re open all year, seasonal times apply, providing plenty of opportunities to enjoy pleasure fishing in Shropshire with us.

Our collection of four coarse and carp pools are set amongst a beautiful backdrop of Shropshire countryside, over 12 acres, edged by well managed landscaping and pathways. All pools are well stocked with hand-selected, hard fighting carp weighing up to 33lbs, with a variety of coarse fish species. Throughout the site you’ll find clear signage to direct you to your chosen pool and peg, with a guide as to the species of fish available.

Spring Lea Pleasure Fishing Canal Pool Shropshire

Spring Lea plays host to a weekly open match, attracting local and national anglers. The current 5-hour match weight recorded was an impressive 298lbs, caught at our Mallard Pool in 2020. Match weights regularly exceed 100lb. Depending on availability our fishing pools can be booked by clubs or private groups for closed matches. Booking is essential as spaces fill very quickly for our matches and club bookings.

In 2021 our new specimen carp lake, Trevor’s Pool, underwent a full transformation. Trevor’s Pool is home to hand-reared carp fish, as well as a fine selection of locally raised British common and mirror carp fish, weighing up to 33lbs.

Our on-site tackle and bait shop is open 7 days a week, stocked with everything you need for a day’s fishing in Shropshire, including corn, luncheon meat and fishery pellets. Please note that unfortunately we no longer stock maggots, castors or worms. Items can be ordered ahead of your visit, ready for you to pick up when you arrive.

Spring Lea Pleasure Fishing Shropshire

Free parking is available at Spring Lea Fishery, located just a short walk from our fishing pools. Disabled parking for blue badge holders is also available and badge holders may ask for assistance to their selected pegs by request.

Before you visit us, please take the time to read through our fishing rules here. We look forward to welcoming you to the banks soon!