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Oxford fishing

A practical guide to fishing in Oxford

Information about angling in Oxford, including fishing venues, tackle shops, supermarkets, and local weather. Part of a guide to angling in Oxfordshire.


Oxford is the major conurbation of the county of Oxfordshire, and sits in the centre of the county. The city is accessed via the A40 and A44 and A34, with the M40 just to the east. OX1 1ND.

Angler amenities

Oxford fishing is dominated by river angling with the presence of the River Thames, and River Cherwell. Match and pleasure angling is available on the Oxford Canal which runs northward out of the city.

Oxford has a fishing tackle shop at Top Tackle, 334-336 Abingdon Rd, Oxford OX1 4TQ.

Oxford has several supermarkets to stock up for fishing trips. There is a Sainsbury’s in the town centre at 21 Westgate, Oxford OX1 1PA.  In the south east of Oxford, near Cowley and Iffley, there is a large Sainsbury’s at Unit 1 The John Allen Centre, Between Towns Rd, Oxford, OX4 3JP, and also a Tesco Extra at 7 Oxford Retail Park, Cowley, Oxford, OX4 6XJ.

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Oxford fishing venues and waters

Hinksey Lake

Oxford Canal, Kidlington to Oxford

River Cherwell, Holywell Meadows

River Cherwell, Marston

River Thames, Binsey

River Thames, New Hinksey

River Thames, Osney to Folly

River Thames, Weir Mills Stream

River Thames, Wytham

Seacourt Stream

Oxfordshire fishing page

Oxford fishing map:

Weather report for Oxford

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