Angling Activities throughout South West England
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For fishermen who are interested in quietly sitting on the bank of a small pool, standing waist high in waders in a swift-flowing river, or fighting to land a large fish out at sea, this page is intended to list all the fishing venues in the area.

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Bath Angling

 
blank tabACORN CARP FISHERIESAngling
Lampley Road, Kingston Seymour, Clevedon, BS21 6XS
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Open all year round our carp water is fully accessible to able and disabled alike - drive to your swims. Top class tuition available. We have a good selection of shelf life boilies, freezer baits, pellets, ground bait etc sold on site. W/C, shower. "The Paddock" is a 40 peg course match/pleasure lake plus we have a 16 peg specimen main lake with specimen Carp, all available per bookings. We also have a 15 peg lake open for pleasure/match fishing.

Cafe will be open SAT & SUN from 7am-9am and offers delicious breakfasts. Full English available from 7.00am! Open through the week on match days only.
Tel: 01934 834050
E-mail: adrian.bartlett@btconnect.com
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blank tabCAMELEY TROUT LAKESAngling
Hillcrest, Cameley, Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, BS39 5AQ


Five acre lakes with Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout. With fish up to 5lbs. 10 miles from Bristol, Bath and Wells.
Tel: 01761 452423


Bristol Angling

 
blank tabCAMELEY TROUT LAKESAngling
Hillcrest, Cameley, Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, BS39 5AQ


Five acre lakes with Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout. With fish up to 5lbs. 10 miles from Bristol, Bath and Wells.
Tel: 01761 452423

Bitterwell Lake

Coalpit Heath, North Bristol
Tel: 01454 778960

Fish for Bream, Roach, Rudd, Common / Mirror / Crucian Carp, and Perch.  Please contact Mrs. Reid for further details via the telephone number listed above.

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Henleaze Lake

Lake Road, Henleaze, Bristol, Avon
Tel: 0117 962 0696

Fish for Carp, tench, bream, pike, roach, rudd, perch, and eels.

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Barrow Reservoirs

Between Barrow Gurney & Dundry, Bristol Water Fisheries, Woodford Lodge,
Chew Stoke, BS40 8XH
Tel: 01275 332339
E-mail: bob.handford@bristolwater.co.uk

Bank fishing only in three concrete bowl reservoirs consisting of 60, 40 & 25 acres.

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Blagdon Reservoir

Blagdon, Bristol Water Fisheries, Woodford Lodge, Chew Stoke, BS40 8XH
Tel: 01275 332339
E-mail: bob.handford@bristolwater.co.uk

Boat and bank fishing for Trout.

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Cornwall Angling

 
blank tabCOURT FARM CARAVAN AND CAMPINGAngling
St Stephen, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7LEAdults from £10.00

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Court Farm is an AA 3 Flags rated caravan and campsite with an on-site fishing lake set in 30 acres of peaceful pastured land. Our guests can relax in peaceful surroundings, yet centrally situated for all the attractions that Cornwall has to offer. Court Farm is approximately 12 miles from Newquay on the sweeping wide beaches of the North coast, which is described as a surfer's paradise. The campsite has amazing views over the stunning countryside and our pitches are well spaced and maintained. Court Farm is the ideal base for exploring this beautiful part of the country and a warm friendly welcome awaits your arrival.
Tel: 01726 823684
E-mail: info@courtfarmcornwall.co.uk
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blank tabTREBELLAN PARKAngling
Cubert, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5PY
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Trebellan Park is a family friendly camping site nestled in the beautiful Trebellan Valley in the heart of the Cornish countryside.

Lots to offer for all the family and couples, the site is well laid out and has 78 level south-facing pitches in a relaxing environment with no overcrowding and away from all the noisy bars. We have a fully heated outdoor swimming pool, a play area for the children and a wide variety of wildlife that makes Trebellan a child happy site. Trebellan Park is the ideal base for exploring all the natural beauty of Cornwall and is only two miles from the golden sandy beaches of Holywell Bay. Open: May to October.
Tel: 01637 830522
E-mail: enquiries@trebellan.co.uk
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Boscathnoe Course Fishery

Newtown, Germoe, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 9AE   
Tel
: 01736 763721    Email: enquiries@newtownangling.com

Well established fishery stocked with roach, bream, common, mirror and crucian carp, rudd, tench, gudgeon and eels. Open all year.

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Bussow Coarse Fishery

St. Ives, Cornwall     Tel: 01736 763721

Stocked with carp, tench, bream, roach, rudd, perch, crucian carp and eels.

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Porth Reservoir and Coarse Fishery

Newquay, Cornwall     Tel: 01209 860301

Fishery stocked with Carp, Tench, Bream, Roach, Rudd, Perch and Eels. Permits from self-service unit on site.

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Dartmoor & SW Devon Angling

Kennick, Trenchford & Tottiford

near Bovey Tracey     Tel: 01647 277587     
E-mail
: chall@swlakestrust.org.uk

These waters are situated on the edge of Dartmoor, surrounded by forest and farmland and lie within Dartmoor National Park.  Coarse fishing is available at Trenchford & Tottiford, whilst trout fishing can be found at Kennick.

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Venford Reservoir

Venford, near Ashburton, Devon     Tel: 01822 855700
E-mail
: chall@swlakestrust.org.uk

FREE WILDERNESS TROUT FISHING - SEASON 15 MARCH-12 OCTOBER 2005
33 acres, angling at this reservoir is by spinning, fly or bait and is free to valid Environment Agency Rod Licence holders.

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Fernworthy Reservoir

Fernworthy, near Chagford, Devon     Tel: 01647 277587
E-mail
: chall@swlakestrust.org.uk

Anglers can fish for natural brown trout at low cost with permits available from the self service kiosk.

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Burrator Reservoir

near Yelverton, Devon      Tel: 01822 855700
E-mail: chall@swlakestrust.org.uk

Low cost bank fishing for both rainbow and brown trout is possible, with permits sold at the garage in Yelverton

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Exeter & East Devon Angling

South View Farm Coarse Fishery

Shillingford St. George, Exeter, Devon, EX2 9UP
Tel/Fax: 01392 832278     Email: info@southviewfishery.co.uk

South View Farm's coarse fishery consists of three spring fed lakes known as Willow Pool, Kingfisher Pond and Heron Pond. The fishery's six acres are set in an idyllic South Devon valley near Exeter. All the waters have regularly produced good catches since they were opened to day ticket anglers in the early 1980s. We have mirror carp up to 20 lbs, leather carp up to 16 lbs plus, skimmer bream in Heron Pond, perch in Kingfisher to 3.5 lbs, roach to 2.5 lbs plus, tench to 6 lbs plus, ghost carp to 15 lbs plus, rudd to 2.5 lbs plus, common carp to 28 lbs plus.

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Upton Lake

Cullompton, Devon, EX15 1RA
Tel: 07830199690    Email: uptonlakes@googlemail.com

A one-and-a-half acre lake in the picturesque Culm valley, this venue was originally built as a water reservoir in the 1900s and is stocked with carp to 24lb, bream to 9lb and tench to 6lb. There are 35 pegs available. Bed & Breakfast in a 17th century guesthouse is also available on site with free fishing for residents. Waggler and pole methods will both score and sweetcorn and luncheon meat will catch the carp, whilst casters and maggot should do the trick for the tench.

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Bellbrook Valley Trout Fishery

Bellbrook Farm, Oakford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 9EX
Tel: 01398 351292      E-mail: info@bellbrookfishery.co.uk
Web: www.bellbrookfishery.co.uk

Bellbrook is situated in its own valley in 40 acres of rolling Devonshire Heartland countryside. There are 7 lakes with a total area of almost 7 acres, fed from 2 streams. Each of the lakes provides the angler with a different challenge and the layout ensures there is nearly always a quiet corner in which to fish. The water is extremely fertile, and adjacent meadow and woodland ensure a good supply of natural food and consequently good imitative fly-fishing. Facilities: Fishing Lodge with tackle hire, sales and refreshments. All day breakfasts and snacks. Tuition. Rod licences. Toilet. Freezer service. Picnic areas. Fresh & Smoked Trout for private and catering purposes. Troutmaster status. Corporate, party and school packages a speciality. Accommodation on site.

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Exmoor & West Somerset Angling

 
blank tabCLATWORTHY RESERVOIR FISHERYAngling
Milltown Farmhouse, Clatworthy, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 2EJ
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Clatworthy Reservoir is situated in the Brendon Hills on the edge of the Exmoor National Park in west Somerset. It impounds the head waters of the River Tone and the surrounding rolling hills provide a picturesque setting for walking and fishing. There are 7 water inlets which are all described as hot spots for fishermen, but generally the south bank is considered to be the best area. Clatworthy offers good top of the water fishing with nymphs or dry flies or at the deep areas, with sinking lines and flashing lures. The fishing lodge has facilities for the disabled, plus an 'Allan' wheelie boat.
Tel: 01984 624658See our website

Nick Hart Fly Fishing

Exford View, 1 Chapel Street, Exford, Nr Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7PY
Tel: 01398 323008     Mobile: 07971 198559      E-mail: info@hartflyshop.com

Qualified Fly Fishing Tuition, Courses, Holidays & Advice from an International Instructor and Guide.

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Mendips & North Somerset Angling

 
blank tabCAMELEY TROUT LAKESAngling
Hillcrest, Cameley, Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, BS39 5AQ


Five acre lakes with Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout. With fish up to 5lbs. 10 miles from Bristol, Bath and Wells.
Tel: 01761 452423

Chew Valley Lake

Woodford Lodge, Chew Stoke, Nr Bristol, Somerset, BS40 8XH
Tel: 01275 332339       Web: www.bristolwater.co.uk

Season Dates: 22nd March to 30th November (Rainbow trout only from 15th October).

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Blagdon Fishery

Blagdon Lodge, Blagdon, Nr Bristol, Somerset
Tel: 01275 332339
Web: www.chewvalleylake.com

Season Dates: 22nd March to 30th November (Rainbow trout only from 15th October).

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North Devon Angling

 
blank tabBLAKEWELL TROUT FISHERYAngling
Muddiford, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4ET
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Blakewell is an established Trout Farm and Fishery set in a beautiful valley, and is only a mile from Barnstaple town centre. The favourite past time at Blakewell is trout fishing. Bring your family to Blakewell and let your children experience a day of interest and fun. They can feed our hungry trout and watch the water boil with a feeding frenzy as hundreds of junior sized and Jaws sized trout eat their food. They will also see a Fish Farm in action and learn from our working team how we grow trout from egg to adult stage. It is educational and it is fun! We provide all the fishing tackle and will show you how to catch a fish. Guaranteed! We will prepare and pack you trout to cook or freeze. The fly fishing lake is 5 acres and stocked with premium rainbow trout from 2.5lb up to 20lb+. Blakewell is open every day. Our Farm Shop offers you the most delicious fresh rainbow trout you will find in Devon.
Tel: 01271 344533
E-mail: mail@blakewell.co.uk
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blank tabRIVERTON HOUSE & LAKESAngling
Coarse Angling Centre, Yeoland Lane, Swimbridge, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 0QX
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Riverton more than welcomes day ticket anglers. Both lakes are readily accessible with stone paths to disabled anglers. Parking within feet of Willow Pool. Pampas Lake is a 3-acre specimen pool holding a large head of Common, Mirror and Ghost Carp up to 30lb with many 'doubles'. Also Roach, Bream, Tench and some very large Perch. Responds well to boilies, sweetcorn and luncheon meat as well as a variety of surface baits. Willow Pool is a 2.5 acre general pleasure and Match Lake is heavily stocked with Carp (to 20lb), Tench, Bream, Roach, Perch and Crucian Carp. Ideal for both novice and experienced anglers alike. Proper size nets handle all fish with care! There's also a half acre float lake. Light refreshments available. Toilets on site.
Tel: 01271 830009
E-mail: info@rivertonhouse.co.uk
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Creedy Lakes

Creedy Manor, Long Barn, Crediton, Devon, EX17 4AB
Tel: 01363 772684    E-mail: sales@creedylakes.com

Set in peaceful picturesque surroundings, these 18th century spring-fed waters offer some of the hardest fighting carp in Devon. Abundantly stocked with immaculate common, mirror and Koi carp, together with green and golden tench, which makes this one of the top carp and tench fishing venues in the Southwest of England. These are some of the top fish in the county and well worth coming a long way for! 4 Star self catering apartment available.

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Oldborough Retreat

Oldborough, Aboveway Road, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon, EX17 6SQ
Tel: 01363 877437     E-mail: fishingretreat@eclipse.co.uk

In the midst's of Devonshire Heartlands' leafy lanes and rolling emerald hills, the Retreat is situated less than 20 miles from the M5 in a beautiful 12 acre site of woods, meadows, and lake, appealing to fishing and wildlife enthusiasts or any country lovers wanting peace and quiet to recharge their batteries and get back in touch with the natural world.

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South East Devon Angling

Anglers Paradise

The Gables, Halwill, Devon, EX21 5XT
Tel: 01409 221559    Fax: 01409 221593
E-mail: info@anglers-paradise.co.uk    Web: www.angling-paradise.co.uk

A dream holiday for the fishing enthusiast in your life, catering to both the fly and coarse fishing enthusiast.

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South Somerset Angling

 
blank tabHIGHLANDS DAIRY LAKEAngling
Highlands Dairy Farm, Hewish, near Crewkerne, Somerset
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DIRECTIONS: From A30 Crewkerne to Chard road, turn left at Gravel Pits for Winsham then left at small crossroads for Hewish and go one mile to Highlands Dairy Farm on the left. Proudly featured in The Anglers Mail these secluded coarse fishing lakes in lovely settings surrounded by native species of trees. One acre (approx) coarse fishing ponds (there are 3 ponds all which are stocked with Carp, Rudd, Tench and Roach). Accessible for disabled persons. Parking available adjacent to the lake. Fishing available 7 days, dawn til dusk. Night fishing by prior arrangement only. Toilet facilities on site.

Prices; £5 for day ticket, £6.50 for night ticket. Barbless hooks only, no carp in keep nets.
Tel: 01460 74180

blank tabASH LAKESAngling
Ash, Martock, Somerset, TA12 6NZ


Welcome to Ash Lakes, situated approximately six miles from Yeovil, set within idyllic surroundings. Coarse fishing from three ponds, charge £5.00 per session of 12 hours. Carp weighing up to 30lb and Tench up to 7lb. Easy access from A303 into the village, first right into Borough Street, then down Ash Drove.
Tel: 01935 823459
E-mail: judithrodford@talktalk.net

blank tabBURTON SPRINGS FISHERYAngling
Burton, Stogursey, Nr Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1QB
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Burton Springs Fishery offers coarse and fly fishing over three lakes set in stunning peaceful countryside in the Quantock Hills region of Somerset. Test your skills with and catch carp on the fly! A really pleasurable and challenging opportunity. With carp recorded up to 30lbs and trout into double figures. Relax and enjoy a lazy day, fishing or maybe fly fish in our crystal clear waters stocked with rainbow, brown, blue and the odd tiger trout. Fly fishing season for trout is November-April. Recent additions include Catfish to 40lbs, with Kingfisher Lake open 12 months of the year, operating catfish angling from May-October and now boasts two purpose built swims suitable for motorhomes or caravans. Follow us on Facebook via our website. Please call to discuss the fishing options above.
Tel: 01278 732135
E-mail: burtonsprings@yahoo.co.uk
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Sutton Bingham Reservoir

Sutton Bingham, Yeovil, Somerset
Tel: 01935 872389 (Ranger)

Four miles south of Yeovil near to the village of East Coker, approach from the A37 Yeovil to Dorchester road. This 142 acre reservoir offers excellent fly fishing for rainbow and brown trout, either from the bank or a boat. Fishing boats may be hired and a 'wheelie' boat is available for wheelchair users. Season March - October.

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