River Hodder

The River Hodder is a river in Lancashire and offers some excellent fishing opportunities. It flows for 23 miles including through the beautiful Forest of Bowland area, before it joins the River Ribble.

The upper reaches of the river feed Stocks Reservoir and picks up various tributaries including Croasdale Brook, Langden Brook, the River Loud, Easington Brook & the River Dunsop. Along the way the Hodder runs though land owned by the Duke of Lancaster, through the Stoneyhurst Estate before joining the Ribble close to the river Calder at Great Mitton. There are various fishing stretches on the River Hodder.

Lancashire Fly Fishing Association River Hodder Fishing

The Lancashire Fly Fishing Association have 3 fishing stretches on the River Hodder in Lancashire for their members.

These are the Newton Fishery comprising 1.5 miles of river fishing. The Knowleymere Fishery comprising 2 miles of river fishing and Plantation Farm, the Chaigley Fishery approximately 1 mile of river fishing in Lancashire.

River Hodder Fishing

These are the Lancashire Fly Fishing Association waters and you need to be a member to fish these. Please visit their web site for fishing membership information.

Newton Fishery Long double bank fishery in the Forest of Bowland. Strictly fly only; Grayling fishing, Brown Trout, Sea Trout and Salmon.

Knowlemere Fishery Fishing for Brown Trout, Grayling, Sea Trout and Salmon.

Plantation Farm, Chaigley Fishery Single bank fishing, Fly fishing & spinning for Salmon. Fly fishing for Sea Trout, Brown Trout and grayling.

Lancashire Fly Fishing Association Fishing Contacts

Email: vincentedmondson1@gmail.com

Controlled by: Lancashire Fly Fishing Association

Please see also Lancashire Fly Fishing Association for further details.

Details correct at time of writing July 2020, but please always check before you travel as things change ! Thanks

Fishing in Lancashire