Handsacre

Trent

Description

This short length (25 pegs) of upper Trent is noted for its' winter roach fishing, with pleasure catches exceeding 20lbs. Chub, bream & the occasional barbel are also to be caught. Generally shallow, the river here can become heavily weeded in summer making fishing difficult.

Location (SATNAV)

Road entrance to car park track
Lat 52°44'52.5"N  Long 1°51'54.2"W (degs, mins, secs)
Lat 52.747904      Long -1.865045    (numerical)
Postcode WS15 4EB

Approaches

Handsacre: From Alrewas take A513 through Lings Bromley towards Handsacre. Turn right onto B5014 then through gate just before bridge cross the river. Cars may be parked anywhere along the track up to the double gates but not beyond.

No vehicles past double gates. If you walk through them, please leave them closed. Do not obstruct track or gates.

BAA fishing extends upstream from the new road bridge for 700 yards.

NO FISHING AT NIGHT.