Association Waters

No Night Fishing On All Association Waters

This section of the south Oxford Canal stretches for over 400 pegs from bridge 206 at Lower Heyford to bridge 216 at the Rock of Gibraltar public house near Bletchingdon. Other access are bridge 210 at Northbrook Lock and bridge 213 at Pigeons Lock near Kirtlington. All have limited parking nearby.

River Cherwell Section One is at Enslow. Walk up the canal past Smiths yard the river is on the left from the railway bridge up the river for about half a mile. Section Two is above Pigeon lock follow the canal the river starts just above the gardens of the last house, again there is about half a mile. The Third section is at Northbrook and runs from just  below the lock to above the farm most of this is accessed from the tow path.

This is a popular water well known as a true match venue. Waggler fishing and feeder fishing are the best methods for catches of Roach, Bream, Chub and Perch with the occasional Tench and Barbel. Access can be made from the end of Walton Well Road (OX2 6ED).  Alternatively access can be made from Binsey Lane along the footpath adjacent to the Perch public house. Anglers wishing to fish Port Meadow should park at Godstow Road car park.



This area is well known for its large Chub, Perch, Roach and Bream. There are even banks and they are comfortable to fish from. Access as above, however access can be gained from the Botley Road just past Oxford Railway Station. .
From Folly Bridge, the right hand bank downstream to Iffley Lock to the ring road at Kennington. The fishing is from comfortable banks and most swims are suitable for the disabled. Access is possible from Folly Bridge, Donnington Bridge and the ring road at Kennington. There is limited parking in Iffley village. Parking for Folly is in Whitehouse Road by St Ebbes School. Parking for Donnington is behind the Sea Scout Hut in Meadow Lane.

Access as above
This fishery extends for three fields downstream of the bridge at Clifton Hampden. It is a firm favourite for match anglers and caters for all styles of angling, the water is prolific and is well known for its large catches of Bream. Chub and Roach. Most other species are present including Barbel. Parking is available at the Barley Mow public house and the access is on foot via the footpath to the first field.