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Leighton Reservoir

Leighton Fly Fishing

Leighton Reservoir is a 105 acre, 90ft deep fly-only bank fished reservoir, stocked with Rainbow Trout from the nearby Swinton Trout Farm. It is surrounded by the moorland dales, just a few miles from Masham, and enjoys fabulous views....

December up date

A Note to all Anglers Team Leighton and I would like to address the extremely hard fishing of late. Despite our continued efforts to get the fishing going, with an increase in stocking and big fish week, it would seem from the returns, things have not improved and this has left us more than a little deflated. It would seem the...

Late Spring early Summer at Leighton Reservoir

Hello to all our anglers, we are happy to report much improved weather conditions since our last update.  The Beast from the East seems to be a fading memory. The water level has dropped slightly, however the catches remain very high and we have had large numbers fishing and catching.  There is a large amount of fly life, damsels, sedges...

Good Catches for April

Well the 2018 Season set off with a grand beginning then came the Beast from the East, no wonder angler numbers dropped off; we had rain, snow, sleet, wind, hail and just about every other bad weather condition thrown at us. Leighton has remained at a high level being topped up with the cold snow melt water; this did put...

2018 off to great start

Over 30 anglers turned out for Open Day Leighton Reservoir off to a great start for the 2018 season Saturday was cold but dry and bright, over 30 anglers gathered at this year’s opening day.  The catches were spread out from the dam wall down to under the bridge.  Many anglers catching a good number of trout. Double figure trout were...

Open Day Approaching

get ready for the start of the 2018 season Count Down to Open Day Saturday 24th February will be the start of the 2018 season at LEIGHTON RESERVOIR So with just two weeks and one day to go the Team are getting ready to stock.  With the water level still bank high our job will be a little easier, but truthfully we...

End July/beginning August report

Hi folks, hope that you are enjoying the wonderful summer!  There are both positives and negatives to this exceptional heat.  Great to be able to plan garden parties and know that you will not get rained off, but the lack of water in the reservoir is not so good for angling.  Although having said that, the catch returns are looking ok: Mr Thwaites...

November News

Rising water, at last November at Leighton Reservoir: rising water at last, fish are coming out, Ken kept 3 x 2lb and returned 2 at 2lb, Mr Todd took  3 x 3lb and went on to return 6...

Under New Management

We wish to offer a warm welcome to Leighton Anglers, new and old. As you most likely already know, Leighton Reservoir is now under new management, since July 2014 Josh Riddell has been looking after the place. Josh is part of the Riddell family, the other two being Ian and Shelley. As a family we have been running Bessy Beck...