River Ure – Lower Dunsforth

Brief description of fishery:
Coarse fishing on 800m of the right bank of the river, about 8km downstream of Boroughbridge, on a sweeping left hand bend. The river is 40-50m wide in this section,  with trees in the water and lining the opposite bank  and a good flow at normal water levels.
Open for fishing:
25th March to the following 14th March.
Special Rules for this fishery:
Other remarks:
When parking, please park tidily with due consideration for local farmers and residents.
Beware muddy and impassable conditions on the approach track, if looking to park by the river bank.


Online Google Maps link:   Lower Dunsforth Fishery

Nearest postcode:
YO26 9RY (Dunsforth Lodge, adjacent to entry to fishery)

At end of road by Lower Dunsforth Hall (please park tidily with due consideration for local farmers)
Or at the riverside (please watch for muddy and impassable conditions in wet weather)

Through the gate on the left hand side at start of unmade track (Scarers Lane) and across fields to river bank.


Water levels:
Nearest river level gauges are at:
Aldwark Bridge (2500m downstream of this fishery)
Myton on Swale (4400m upstream of this fishery)



  • Barbel
  • Chub
  • Perch
  • Roach