Coarse Day Tickets, Waters and Conditions of Use

Coarse Day Tickets


Ouse Angling Preservation Society requires ALL Day Tickets to be bought BEFORE you arrive at the river.

Click HERE for details of where to buy them and the cost.



The fishing available to day ticket holders is shown
by the dotted lines on the map above
(Access points are marked on the map with an ‘A’)

Barcombe Mills West Bank: From the northern boundary of Barcombe House to the boundary of the field on the left-hand bank at the mouth of the Bevern Stream – access via the metal gates into each of these fields.
Beware: electric fences may be in use here.

Barcombe Mills East Bank: The main river upstream of Barcombe Mills as far as the boundary of the reservoir at the end of the first field over the footbridge that crosses the Andrews Cut.

Both Banks of the Andrews Cut: west from the Andrews weir to its confluence with the river Ouse.

Anchor Inn East Bank: The first field downstream from the Anchor farm bridge to its southern boundary.

Bevern Stream: The left-hand bank downstream from the disused railway bridge to the main river – access to the fishing upstream of Brown’s farm track is along the disused railway line (accessible opposite Barcombe Mills station).


CAR PARKING (marked on the map with a ‘P‘) : In the public car at Barcombe Mills or in the field on the left hand side of the road just before the Anchor Inn. (DO NOT use the track to Brown’s Farm for access by car OR for car parking)




  • Access to waters is ONLY allowed between one hour before sunrise and one hour after sunset on the date shown on your day ticket.
  • No more than two rods to be used for fishing at any one time.
  • Barbless hooks ONLY for ALL fishing.
  • NO fish of 3lb+ and no carp, pike or barbel of ANY weight to be put in keepnets.
  • All fish must be returned to the water, dead OR alive.
  • NO litter, fires, radios, dogs, competitions or fishing from boats.
  • An Environment Agency fishing rod licence must be carried at all times.
  • Specific rules for predator (Pike, Perch, Chub etc.) fishing…
    • Artificial lures – spinners, spoons, plugs and flies (excluding dry flies) – must be a minimum of 12.5cm in length, including hooks, from 16th June to 31st October (inclusive.) – check your lure length against the markings along the bottom of your day ticket.
    • Wire traces (min.15lb breaking strain) must be used when pike fishing.

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