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We own around three quarters of Christchurch Harbour, together with the tidal reaches of both the Stour and Avon rivers. Our Recreational Services team manage fishing in the lower Stour and Christchurch Harbour, and at Longham Lakes, where the recent construction of reservoirs has added to the range of fishing locations.

For more information, please read or download these leaflets:

Fishing in the Lower Stour & Christchurch Harbour 2017

Longham Reservoir & River Fishery 2017/18

The Royalty Fishery on the Avon is currently leased to Southern Fisheries. Please contact their agent for information – the Davis Fishing Tackle shop 01202 485169.

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