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A thorough guide to fishing in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

A quality guide to fishing in Abingdon

Information about angling in Abingdon and surrounding areas including Frilford, Culham, Wantage and Radley; covering fishing venues, tackle shops, supermarkets, and local weather. Part of a guide to angling in Oxfordshire.


Abingdon is located in the centre of south Oxfordshire, beside the Thames which provides ample river fishing in the area mainly courtesy of the town council’s season and day ticket. In addition syndicate carp angling is provided to the south of the town by Phil’s Lake and Cables Lake and to the east by Thrupp and Bullfield Lakes which form the Radley Lakes fishing complex. Furthermore, fly fishing is available to the west of Abingdon at Millets Farm. OX14 3LY.

Angler amenities

There is a fishing tackle shop in Abingdon, located at AV Boats, Nags Head Island, OX14 3HX.

Furthermore, there is a fishing tackle shop in nearby Didcot: Didcot Angling Centre, 36 Wantage Rd, Didcot OX11 0BT. Alternatively, to the north in Oxford is Top Tackle, 334-336 Abingdon Rd, Oxford OX1 4TQ.

Abingdon holds several supermarkets for stocking up to go fishing. On the west side of the town by the A34 lies a Tesco Extra with petrol station at Marcham Rd, Abingdon, OX14 1TU. In the centre of old Abingdon there is a Waitrose at Abbey Close, Abingdon, OX14 3HL.

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Abingdon fishing venues and waters

Bullfield Lake

Cables Lake

Grove Pond, Wantage

Millets Farm Fly Fishery

Phil’s Lake

River Thames, Abingdon

River Thames, Abingdon Lock

River Thames, Culham Lock

River Thames Lower Radley

Swift Ditch

Thrupp Lake

Oxfordshire fishing page

Abingdon fishing map:

Weather report for Abingdon

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