To reach this fishery you head for South Clifton on the A1133. If travelling from the South you turn onto the A1133 from the A46 (Via the A1), if travelling from the North you turn onto the A1133 from the A156 at Torksey.
Take the most southerly of the two turnings sign posted to South Clifton (1st from the South, 2nd from the North) and head into South Clifton. As you enter South Clifton, just prior to the village green on the left, turn left into Coal Yard Lane. Drive down the that lane and you will see a barn conversion in front of you. Carry on down the lane and stop well before the farmhouse on your left. Park responsibly and you will have to walk from there.
We have a lease agreement with Rotherham for their water at South Clifton, however the Griffiths are refusing to accept this. Legal action is taking place between Rotherham and the Griffiths.Until this is resolved we would advise members to fish the upper stretch over the style which the Griffiths have no claim of. The parking area and road, are owned and maintained by Nottingham county council and the path from the road along the floodbank to the upper stretch is a public footpath. We would like to reiterate that there never has been any dispute between us and Rotherham, Both parties are eager to resolve the problem. Any update on proceedings will be put on the forum.
Pictures will be posted on here asap to clarify the gates on this fishery.
From there you walk through the field gate and over a style into the meadow to our upper stretch. Please walk on the floodbank top to reach our stretch. Walk through that meadow, upstream, and follow the river bank to a second style. Our Upper section of fishery starts at that second style and continues to the next field fence. It is not as far as it sounds and is well worth the effort. The stretch is well laid out with comfortable banks, and contains a good head of barbel, chub and silver fish.
Parking at this venue. If you park on the grass verge where we have historically parked and are told to move please park a little further back from the barn conversion . Stay on the flood bank top (public foot path) until you reach second gate which is our upper venue.
Start of our upper section of this fishery is at the second gate
Ariel view showing the start of the club stretch ,top section of the red contour.
Looking upriver from the upper section.
Looking down river from the gate.
South Clifton 2.. Sat Nav,NG237AP
Ex SDAA Below is through the village.
North Clifton via North Clifton Primary school, Downstream,
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There are two access points and all pegs with the exception of upriver Pegs 1-15 which require you to go on foot.
Downriver are accessible by vehicles. Take care on the floodbank if wet, and leave room for other vehicles to pass.
Old power station car park. Turn off the A57 onto the B1133 heading southward towards Collingham. take the first right turn to North Clifton. At the junction, turn left onto Church Lane. After 3/4 mile, pass the farm (NG237AP) then round the bends past the school. After a few yards you will see the locked entrance gate on the right hand side. Please remember to tumble the lock after replacing. Drive down the track and park in the car park.
Trent Lane. (NG237AE). Turn off the A57 onto the B1133 heading south to Collingham. Take the third turn to South Clifton. Carry on straight into South Clifton village and keep going through(NG237AE) and on to Trent Lane. At the end,park on the side of the track to walk through the gates to the upstream pegs.(1-15) or drive through and turn right onto the the bank for downstream pegs. (16-34)
Dawn to dusk fishing only unless in possession of a night permit for ex sdaa section.
Click on the link below for these times.
South Clifton 1.. Sat Nav, NG23 7AH
Our Stretch is coloured red
Night Fishing permit £10
Available to buy online.
Night fishing on all named venues must be pre booked .
Anyone caught not having booked will be asked to leave
This is to show that the club is proving to adhere to all the Health And Safety and club insurance requirements.
The following are the only waters that are currently night fish-able.
River Trent Rampton Island, Girton, River Trent Dunham, River Trent Besthorpe, South Clifton ( ex sdaa) River Idle Lound, Keadby canal, River Ancholme.
Yaddlethorpe. North Pond and also the match pond.
To get your night permit you will need to Produce the following.
- Current membership book
- Current rod licence.
- Two passport photo’s for yourself
- Two passport photo’s for guest