River Ure – Worton Bridge

Picture: Roy Bartle, BCAA Member
See Map below and/or Map Book page 12 – Buy a Map Book.

The Environment Agency website details water levels at Bainbridge (2 miles upstream of Worton Bridge), and is updated regularly.

BCAA has two lengths on this water – one on the left bank and one on the right bank.
Right Bank – Top Limit ½ mile upstream of the bridge; bottom limit at the weir about ½ mile below the bridge.
Left Bank – Top limit at Paddock Beck; bottom limit ¼ mile upstream of bridge.

The Fly Secretary has produced a Guide to the R Ure at Aysgarth and Worton which maps and describes individual pools in the fishery, and provides tips and information which anglers might find useful when fishing this length.

1. This water open for fishing from 25th March to the following 14th March.
2. Fly Fishing only from 25th March to 30th September (during the trout season).
3. Fly- or worm-fishing only from 1st October to the following 14th March. NO other baits allowed.
4. All hooks to be barbless or de-barbed, at all times.
5. No digging for worms on the river bank.
6. Wading allowed at all times


(Map and key: Bernard Cracknell)