The Severn rises in the Cambrian Mountains in mid-Wales. It then flows through the Shropshire towns of Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth, passing through Worcestershire's Bewdley, Stourport and Upton before entering its tidal stage through Gloucestershire and emptying into the Britsol Channel. This journey makes the Severn the United Kingdom's longest river.
The Severn's upper reaches are prime game fishing territory although a reasonable head of coarse fish
|The famous Ironbridge|
Fishing the middle Severn
Swimfeeder is the number one method for most visiting anglers and a groundbait feeder laced with pellets and hemp together with pellet and boilie hook baits will account for many fish. In summer and
|The middle Severn|
As mentioned earlier, there are a vast variety of swims available on the river but my go to peg will always be the darker, deeper water above or below the faster, streamier stretches. These areas offer
|A typical middle Severn fish|
|A lower Severn double|
Fishing the lower Severn
The Severn is a fantastic Barbel river that offers opportunities for the novice and specimen hunter
|The lower river as dusk approaches|
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