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The Angling Instructors at Bessy Beck

Ian Riddell has over 40 years angling experience specialising in Salmon and Seatrout fishing in border rivers. He is a level 2 game angling coach, licensed by, CRB checked for coaching children and a member of the Game Angling Instructors Association.

Shelley Riddell is an experienced angler on rivers and stillwaters, she is a Level 1 game angling coach, a member of the English Ladies Fly Fishing Association, and specialises in teaching ladies. She is CRB checked for coaching children. 

Jeremy Lucas specialises in the technical aspects of fly fishing for brown trout and grayling in northern rivers. He is a current England International and a member of the Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors Association. APGAI

Opening times...

Monday   Open Bank Holiday Monday
Tuesday   Closed
Wednesday   8.00am - 10.00pm
Thursday   8.00am - 10.00pm
Friday   8.00am - 10.00pm
Saturday   8.00am - 10.00pm
Sunday   8.00am - 10.00pm


To book angling Tel 01539623303 or 07791563355.

The Tea Room  is now closed

Fresh and smoked trout may be purchased from the shop from Wednesday to Sunday. 10.00am- 4.00pm.

Leighton Reservoir . For information on Leighton or Swinton Trout Farm call 01765 689270. See Web Site