The Ellen rises on Uldale Fells and flows, via Aspatria, to the Solway Firth at Maryport. It is a game fish river and, according to the North West Water Authority, runs of salmon and sea trout are improving. The best time to seek them, the Authority say, is between mid July and Sept 30. The river also contains a good head of trout with the bigger fish going 1 lb. Rod Licence: NWWA Aspatria, CumbriaTSTS7 miles from Ellenhall Bridge to Harvey BrowIBB

WT (only to anglers living outside 30 mile radius of Aspatria) :A (The Colour Shop, Outgang Road, Aspatria)]- Liddel. See Esk (Border) Lyne. See Esk (Border) Esk (Cumbria). See Lake District