Hungerford is an excellent location for fishing enthusiasts with the nearby River Dun, River Kennet and Kennet and Avon Canal as ideal places to start. The River Kennet is home to a variety of fish species, including brown trout, grayling, barbel, roach, dace, perch, bream, and pike. The upper part of the river is known for its brown trout and grayling, while the middle and lower reaches of the river are home to fish such as barbel, bleak, chub, roach, gudgeon, bream, and dace.
There is no tackling shop in Hungerford, the nearest is the Thatcham Angling Centre in Thatcham. If you want to fish in the canal call the Thatcham Angling Centre on 01635 871450. If you are looking for just a day fishing in the local area you can try Frobury Farm and Fishing, they have 8 lakes to chose from set in 26 acres of Hampshire Countryside.