River Derwent Oxbow section

Set in rolling farmland on the outskirts of Darley Dale in the High Peak.

‚ÄčThe River Derwent, some 50-odd miles in length, is the longest river in Derbyshire. It is a completely rural river and joins the River Trent just south of Derby. Our stretch is comfortable to fish and offers a range of options including fly and worm fishing for brown trout and bait fishing from June 16th to 14th March. Species include: Trout, Chub, Barbel, Dace, Roach and Bleak.

Turn off the A6 at Darley Dale down Station Road signposted B5057. Follow the road over the bridge by the Square and Compass pub then turn left into Wenslees. Park near to the junction of Wenslees andAston Lane. Proceed on foot keeping the river on your left to the Oxbow section of the river clearly marked as a club water.