Chippenham Angling Club controls the fishing rights on the Bristol Avon upstream of Chippenham Weir to Kellaways Road Bridge, except for one short stretch on the eastern bank between Black Bridge and the mouth of the River Marden.
The stretch of river is split into 7 sections varying in depth, width and flow. The species to be caught include double figure Barbel, Specimen Chub, large Bream,Tench, the odd double figure Carp and healthy stocks of Roach and Perch.
Section 1 - Weir to wooden footbridge except wildfowl feeding area next to town bridge.
Section 2 - Park entrance (wooden footbridge) to blue cycle bridge.
Section 3 - Blue cycle bridge to Westinghouse drain.
Section 4 - Westinghouse drain to Black Bridge.
Section 5 - Black Bridge to Piggeries.
Section 6 - Piggeries to 2nd concrete bridge (Peckingell).
Section 7 - 2nd concrete bridge (Peckengell) to Kellaways road bridge.
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Chippenham Angling Club controls the fishing rights on two small lakes (approx. 35 swims in total) at Pockeridge near Corsham. The species to be caught include double figure Carp, Tench, Perch to 4lb, and healthy stocks of Roach and Rudd.
Directions to Pockeridge : Take the A4 from chippenham towards Bath, turn left at the Hare and Hounds (Public House) toward Pickwick. Take first right into "Valley Road". Half a mile, turn right into Pockeridge Drive (immediately before crossing railway bridge). The Lakes are approx. 400m on the right.
Please Note : Pockeridge lakes has restrictions on use of certain tackle, methods and baits see rules.
Burbrook Lake - Bromham
Chippenham Angling Club controls the fishing rights on Burbrook Lake (13 swims in total)
Burbrook holds a good head of Carp, Roach, Perch, Bream, Chub, Rudd, Tench and some Crucian Carp can be caught.
Directions to Burbrook : From Chippenham take the A4 (London Road) to Calne, turn onto the A342 (Old Derry Hill). After passing the right turn buy the Audi Garage (signposted Melksham) keep heading towards Devizes and take the third turning on the right (Hawk Street) turn right onto New Road and Burbrook Lake is found at the end of a small track on the left opposite Bromham Growers.
Please Note : Burbrook lake have restrictions on use of certain tackle, methods and baits see rules.