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Fly Fishing and Coarse Fishing in the Forest of Bowland and Wyre

Fly Fishing

If a fishing holiday is what you need we have close by probably the finest waters in the North of England. For Fly or Coarse fishing you will find plenty of sport available in the most beautiful settings.

Barnsfold Waters

Barnsfold Waters Trout Fishery is situated in the shadow of Beacon Fell Country Park. There are two Lakes, Barns and Beacon, each approximately eleven acres. Both lakes offer excellent bank fishing. Boats are also available.

Barnsfold Waters

Location of Barnsfold Waters Grid ref: SD580417

Cleveley Mere Fishing

Cleveley Mere is a peaceful 23 acre lake and is considered one of the finest smaller trout fly-fishing venues in the north west of England. Open all year round for fishing.

Cleveley Mere

Location of Clevely Mere Grid ref: SD500503

Bank House Fly Fishery

At 2½ acres Bank House is only a small water but it is far from just another hole in the ground. It has been carefully planned and designed with fly fishing and wildlife in mind and a total of twelve small islands are scattered over the water giving the fishery a network of slow swims and pools. Also Fishing Tackle Shop.

Bank House Fly Fishery

Also available at Bank House Lune River Salmon and Sea Trout, Halton and Skerton Permits.

Location of Bank House Fly Fishery SD527646

Stocks Reservoir Fly Fishery

Stocks Reservoir is the largest fishery in the North West of England. It was created in the early 1930s by flooding the village of Dale Head and adjacent farmland to provide drinking water for the Fylde. Situated at the head of the Hodder Valley in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Stocks has a wild and unspoiled quality, the perfect place for a days fly fishing. Also Tackle Shop and cafe

Full and half day bank and boat fishing tickets available. Tuition and guide service available.

Stocks Fly Fishery

Location of Stocks Reservoir Fly Fishery SD717554

Coarse Fishing

Wyreside Lakes Fishery

The Fishery has a mixture of carp, pike and coarse lakes offering a variety of species and size which will provide a challenge to both the professional and novice angler.

Wyreside Lakes

Location of Wyreside Lakes Grid ref: SD511521


Stocks Reservoir is the largest fishery in the North West of England
Stocks Reservoir fly fishery

Bank House Fly Fishery
Bank House Fly Fishery


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