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Fishing Permits

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18 Mar 2020

Interested in fishing the River Thames in Abingdon waters? Season permits for visitors to fish are available to buy from 7th June without the need to call into the town offices.

Send an email to which will be passed to the town's information office. It would be helpful if you could give your name and address and whether you have an existing permit from past years to renew or are you a new applicant. Prices are maintained at low cost for our visitors. 

Season                          £27
Concession Season      £16  concessions offered to over 60, child 5 to 16 Young children must be with parent permit holder
Visitor One-day             £10.50  or £5.50 for over 60
Family One-day            £21 family day out to try angling, two adults and two children under aged 16

Payment will be by BACS electronic transfer. 
Please note that in light of the coronavirus pandemic permits will be sent by email.

Local Abingdon permits for permanent residents please use existing permits stamped for the past year and also keep a record of your permit number at home.. Permits will count as valid providing you have a current proof of home address. A photo of your sriving licence on your phone is acceptable providing you are registered with Town Council. No new fishing permit cards will be issued or renewed until re-opening is announced. Anglers new to living in the town are welcome to email for advice including  a parent registering a junior angler aged between 12 and 16.

Permits will be checked by Abingdon Water Keeper and the Environment Agency who patrol and look at your rod licence.

Fishing matches must be booked in advance. Guide price based on the season past are £53 match fee, booked in advance and a peg fee for each angler. The normal number allowed in a match is up to 30 people. All arrangements will be in consulation with the town's Water Keeper in the context of location and social distance guidelines.



Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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