There are fishing opportunities available along the borough’s rivers, ponds and at local organised clubs. Licences and rules You must follow national and local rules when freshwater fishing (including salmon, trout, coarse fish and eels) with a rod and line in England and Wales. These rules are aimed at protecting fish stocks and making fisheries sustainable. For information about buying a rod licence and freshwater rod fishing rules see: GOV.UK: Buy a rod fishing licence GOV.UK - Freshwater rod fishing rules Fishing and angling clubs There are a few local angling clubs who welcome new members: Weybridge Angling Club Byfleet Angling Association You can also fish at Apps Court Lakes. For information on fees, terms and conditions, visit Apps Court Lakes. Fishing from open spaces Fishing is permitted from the borough's open spaces provided you own an appropriate rod licence. Please be mindful that these open spaces are well used by other recreational users and respect other users at all times. If you are fishing overnight, bivvies are permitted but no tents or lighting of fires. 24 hour stay maximum with no return within 48 hours. Failure to comply may result in a fine and legal action being taken. Make sure you respect the environment and remember to take any litter home with you. Do not leave it by the bins. To report any incident and concerns about potential damage to the riverside environment or wildlife, contact the Environment Agency: GOV.UK: Report an environmental incident. If you have any concerns about anti-social behaviour in our open spaces, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the location, date, time and any relevant photographs. Our Parks Patrol service will carry out regular patrols of any areas of concern.