The canals are an excellent and thriving environment for fish. It is remarkable how quickly fish will migrate to newly restored sections of the canal and not only the variety but numbers of fish seem to blossom in the clear, relatively deep channel that the canal creates.
Currently there are three angling clubs which have licences on the SVCC controlled section of the canal between Brimscombe Port and Saul Junction. These are:
There are several high voltage electricity cables which either cross the canal or run adjacent to it. There are warning notices indicating where these cables are and it is strictly forbidden to fish within 30 metres of these warning signs.
Our Angling Policy Document can be downloaded here