Permit details and opening times

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General information

  • All anglers fishing at Walthamstow reservoirs must possess a valid Environment Agency rod licence
  • All coarse anglers must carry a landing net and an unhooking mat
  • Adults must accompany children under 16. Children under 8 are not permitted
  • Dogs and bicycles are not permitted in the reservoir complex

Fishing governing regulations

Reservoir fishing seasons

  • Fly-fishing on reservoirs four and five is open all year. Season permits run from March
  • There is no close season on Lower and Higher Maynards reservoirs
  • Reservoirs 1, 2, 3 and West Warwick reservoirs, and the Coppermill Stream season begins 16 June and runs until 15 March

For further information please contact the ranger's office:

Contact Walthamstow Reservoir

Reservoir opening times

2017

Month Opening hours
27 Feb - 30 April

7am - 7.30pm

1 May - 24 July

7am - 10pm

25 July - 17 Sept

7am - 9pm

18 Sept - 15 Oct

7am - 7.30pm

20 Oct - 1 Mar

8am - 5pm

 

On the first and third Saturday of each month night fishing is available to all customers on all open reservoirs (close season still applies).

Visit us at: 2 Forest Road, Tottenham, London. N17 9NH

Coarse fishing permits

Coarse fishing permits
Coarse Season

£400

Coarse day (3 rod limit)

£15

Coarse evening (3 rod limit)

£8

One rod (stock pond)

£6

24-Hour events

£25

24-Hour season

£10

Coppermill Stream
Season

£100

West Warwick Reservoir
Season

£150

Reservoirs 1, 2 and 3
Season

£325

Reservoirs 4 and 5
Six-fish

£31 (£26 concessions*)

Four-fish

£26 (£21 concessions*)

Two-fish (evening only)

£21 (£16 concessions*)

75 fish season

£380

35 fish season top-up

£185

Maynard and Lockwood reservoirs
Season

£200

East Warwick Reservoirs
Walthamstow Fly Fishing Club** members season

£130

Other permits
Birdwatching

£10

Day visitor

£1

Bird hide key

£3


* Concessions available to OAPs over 65, and registered disabled.

**Visit the Walthamstow Fly Fisher's Club website

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