Shrewsbury is well known as a national fishing hot spot. The River Severn loops around Shrewsbury and hosts many of the inviting fisheries available to everyone. Shrewsbury Town Council owns many sections of river bank and still waters around the town. These fisheries are open to all members of the public for both coarse and game fishing. A wealth of quality fishing is available all year round, including: World class river match fishing venues. Renowned Barbel and Salmon fishing. Carp, Tench and Bream on still waters. Trout and Grayling brook fishing.
Fishing is managed on behalf of Shrewsbury Town Council by Shrewsbury Town Fisheries. All assets and liabilities are the responsibility of Shrewsbury Town Council.