River Swale – Topcliffe & Salmon Hall

See Map below and/or Map Book page 19 – Buy a Map Book

The Environment Agency website gives regular updates on the river levels at Crakehill (2½ miles downstream).

Open for fishing from 25th March to the following 14th March. NO CAMPING IN WYNN LANE.

ANGLERS MAY NIGHT FISH WITHOUT BOOKING A SWIM OR PAYING AN ADDITIONAL FEE – BUT ONLY ON THE LENGTHS DESCRIBED BELOW AND AS SHOWN ON THE MAP :

Length 1 (Salmon Hall). 1000 metres on the left bank only. Entry from gates and stiles on Catton Lane. Parking at the side of Catton Lane and on the concrete hard standing down the track opposite Salmon Hall Farm – please leave access clear for farm machinery. NIGHT FISHING ALLOWED.

Length 2 (ex-BS length, Topcliffe). 660 metres on the left bank only of the River Swale, immediately upstream of Length 3 below. Entry from gates and stiles on Winn Lane, and along the bank from Length 3 below. Parking down Winn Lane, though please be aware that access can be muddy after wet weather. NIGHT FISHING ALLOWED.

Length 3 (Topcliffe). One mile on the left bank only of the River Swale, immediately downstream of Length 2 above. Entry from gates and stiles on Winn Lane, and along the bank from Length 2 above. Parking down Winn Lane, though please be aware that access can be muddy after wet weather. NIGHT FISHING NOT ALLOWED.

Length 4 (Cod Beck, right bank length 1). A short length on the right bank of the Cod Beck, downstream from Dalton Bridges to where the beck flows in. Entry from Dalton Road. Limited parking at the side of the road. NIGHT FISHING NOT ALLOWED.

Length 5 (Cod Beck, right bank length 2). About one mile on the right bank of the Cod Beck, downstream from the limit opposite the Manor Farm entry, to where it meets the River Swale. Entry from the end of Winn Lane and across the field, or along the bank from Length 3 above. NIGHT FISHING NOT ALLOWED.

Length 6 (Cod Beck, left bank). About one mile on the left bank of the Cod Beck, downstream from Dalton Bridges to the field edge just upstream of where Cod Beck meets the River Swale. Entry from just past the first building on the track off Eldmire Lane to Topcliffe Manor Farm. Please note that NO VEHICLES ALLOWED ACROSS THE CATTLE GRID. NIGHT FISHING NOT ALLOWED .


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(Map and key: Bernard Cracknell)