Fishing at Braithwaite Fold

Beautifully positioned on the shores of Lake Windermere in the heart of the Lake District. The campsite is a perfect base for enjoying energetic water sports, hikes and rambles or tranquil steamer cruises and sedate steam train rides.

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Braithwaite Fold Fishing Fact File

On-site fishing No, fishing available on the Lake Windermere adjacent to the site
Season 15/06/2019 - 02/01/2020
Licence required Yes, a rod licence from the Environment Agency available at the Post Office or at local the Information Centres
Type of fishing Coarse and game
Where Lake
Water depth Unknown
Type of fish arctic charr (unique to Windermere), brown trout, pike, perch, roach and eels. Salmon and sea trout pass through the lake to spawn
Is the water well stocked? Yes
Permitted bait saltwater dead baits – herring, smelt, mackerel or sardines. No live bait
Number of swims/pegs n/a
Cost per day Free
Keep or release Unkown
Exclusive to campers No
Any restrictions no live bait and local restrictions may apply
Nearest tackle shop Carlson’s Fishing Tackle
Other Information Bank anglers are advised to use the quieter western shore between the Ferry and Wray Castle. Boat anglers can launch at Fell Foot, Ferry Nab or Waterhead
Recorded top weight 30lb Pike