In case the writing is a little hard to read:
"While canoeing on this river you are likely to encounter some anglers, all of whom are happy be sharing the river with other responsible sports enthusiasts. Many thanks and happy paddling!"

Local access...
Ennerdale Water: if you are paddling on your own or as part of a small family group then you do not need a permit. For more information see the Wild Ennerdale website where details of what large groups should do is available.
Access information for Cumbria is best obtained by visiting the Cumbria Canoeists website. (also on links page...)
Visit the BC website for information about most things canoeing related.