All anglers are required to have a rod licence and a fishing permit.
Permits are available from the Canal Centre
- Annual permits - Adults £26, Concessions £13
- Monthly - Adult £9 ,Concessions £6
- Daily - Adult £4, Concessions £3
The fishing season runs between the middle of June to the middle of March. A Close Season is maintained on the canal in order to restock.
Fishing on the canal is controlled by the Basingstoke Canal Angling Association.