River Ribble

River Ribble Lancashire
River Ribble Lancashire

Fishing on the River Ribble in Lancashire

Ribchester & District Angling Club

RDAC offer some excellent stretches of fishing along the River Ribble including;

River Ribble Ribchester
River Ribble Ribchester

River Ribble, Ribchester two kilometres of single bank fishing between Ribchester Village and Redbank; details can be found here on the club page

www.radac.org.uk/ribchester.htm and fish in this stretch of the River Ribble include Chub, Barbel, Dace, Eels, Grayling and Dace plus of course Trout and Sea Trout so there is plenty to fish for in this beautiful River.

Some of the most scenic fishing in Lancashire and the UK, day tickets available.

All sections with the exception of the one listed below are members & their guests only


River Ribble Ribchester Tush Pool and Village Front (RDAC)

Day Tickets Day tickets for fishing this section of the River Ribble are available from the SPAR shop in Ribchester, opposite the Black Bull.

Adult, coarse and trout only – £5
Adult, salmon and sea trout – £10
Junior (under 14 years), coarse and non-migratory trout only – 50p
Approximately 400 yards of fishing called the Tush Pool & Village Front Stretch

Rules: Available here www.radac.org.uk/village%20front.htm

Your day ticket entitles you to fish the Village Stretch only. The upstream limit is marked by a concrete ‘tush’ at the top of the allot- ments; the downstream by rocks before the farm.


Ribble Samlesbury Fishing
Ribble Samlesbury Fishing

Tickle Trout M6 Junction 31 Samlesbury

Located behind the BP petrol station and Tickle Trout hotel the River Ribble here is available on a day ticket purchased from the petrol station. There is also a car car at the petrol station which i think is free for paying anglers.

This section (South side of the river) runs from Preston Road Bridge near the Petrol Station downstream to little brook and upstream from Preston Road Bridge to the back of Samlesbury School (approximately 1 mile) Postcode for Tickle Trout Section PR5 OUJ. See Day ticket below.

River Ribble fishing
River Ribble fishing
River RIbble Day Ticket
River RIbble Day Ticket

River Ribble Hurst Green

Warrington Anglers control a section of the Ribble know as Hurst Green details can be found here www.warrington-anglers.org.uk there are no day tickets this is a members only section, there are some interesting fish reports including Bream, Roach, Barbel, Dace, Chub, Pike and Carp! (though the Bream and Carp are unconfirmed) often held in some of the large pools along this section of the river.

There are access points at Clough Bank Farm (parking fee), Through House Farm (free parking) and the stretch of river is approximately 1.5 miles of single bank fishing, which also holds Trout, Sea Trout and Salmon. Its worth noting these sections of the Ribble can involve a bit of a walk.


River Ribble Church Deeps Preston

A section of the Ribble here is controlled by Southport and District Angling Association, some details can be found here www.sdaa.org.uk this is also a members only section and care is needed on this often steep banked, deep and tidal section of the River Ribble in Lancashire.

Big Barbel into double figures, Bream, Pike, Chub and Roach can all be caught fishing this section of the Ribble. Please note there is no night fishing, a key is available with membership for access and no dogs are allowed. The River controlled by SDAA is located off the B6230, Church Brow at Walton-Le-Dale


Prince Albert AS River Ribble
Prince Albert AS River Ribble

Prince Albert Angling Society

The prince Albert AS have some 15 or so fishing stretches on the River Ribble as listed below. The full membership is £120 per year though we understand there is a waiting list – you can apply online here www.paas.co.uk/membership/ click on the links below to visit the map on the Prince Albert Angling Society List.





River Ribble Brockholes Farm, Higher Preston Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Brockholes Farm, Lower Preston Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Red Scar Wood, Preston Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Broken Brows, Ribchester Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Madgell Bank, Ribchester Preston Lancashire
River Ribble New Hall Farm, Ribchester Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Ribblesdale Farm Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Sandilands (Post Office) Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Lower House Farm Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Lower Madgell Farm Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Osbaldeston Hall Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Dobridding Wood Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Salesbury Hall, Dinckley Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Stainforth Hall Preston Lancashire
River Ribble Standen Estate, Mitton Preston Lancashire


Lots of Fishing Reports on the River Ribble can be found here on Fishing Magic 

More details on Fishing the River Ribble Lancashire coming soon

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Photographs below: are of the Prince Albert side @ Brockholes Preston, opposite the BP Petrol Station/ M6 Tickle Trout stretch

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