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Bessy Beck Trout Fishery,   now three lakes for fly fishing

Angling Prices 2019

Island and Heron Lakes

Fly fishing only

the Island lake and Heron lake are now fly only. All juniors must be accompanied by an adult. Only barbless or de barbed hooks can be used. Fish over 5lb must be returned.

8hrs - keep first 3 trout, then catch and release (Add £5.00 for all day)  £30.00
4hrs - keep first 2 trout then catch and release £20.00
8hrs - sporting(no fish) Add £5.00 for all day £20.00
4hrs - sporting(no fish) £15.00
Evening 6pm to 9.30pm - keep first trout then catch and release £15.00
Fly rod hire - up to 8hrs  £10.00

Mallard Lake

Fly fishing

No catch and release. All fish must be killed. All juniors must be accompanied by an adult. Barbless hooks must be used. Extra fish must be kept and paid for at the current rate.

8hrs - 3 trout £20.00
4hrs - 2 trout £15.00

Note: All anglers fishing at Bessy Beck and Leighton Reservoir must hold a current Environment Agency rod licence.

Leighton Reservoir Ticket Prices

Full day ticket, keeping the first 3 fish caught is £25.00

Concessionary full day (Over 65/Registered disabled), keeping the first 3 fish caught is £20.00

Full day ticket for under 16, keeping the first 2 fish caught is £15

Evening ticket from 4.00pm to close, keeping the first 2 fish caught is £15.00

Reductions are available on application for clubs bringing more than 15 anglers per visit.



Fly fishing Tuition

Tuition is £30 per hour, individuals and groups can be catered for, phone Bessy Beck or 07791563355 for a quote.



Opening times...

Monday  Open Bank Holiday Monday
Tuesday   Closed
Wednesday   8.00am - 9.00pm
Thursday  8.00am - 9.00pm
Friday  8.00am - 9.00pm
 Saturday  8.00am - 9.00pm
Sunday  8.00am - 900pm

Fly fishing only

To book angling Tel 01539623303 or 07791563355.

Please note we can only accept cash for permits

Please bring correct payment


Leighton Reservoir .

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



Rainbow from the Island Lake

Large fish in the net

 Big fish being played