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Latest News

Leighton Reservoir now open until January 2015.

The fishing season has been extended to January 2015 then will be closed until 21st February 2015. Bookings for Leighton can be made by Telephone 01765 689270 or tickets can be purchased from the fishing hut by the reservoir.

Sunday 19th of October 2014 - View

Taste Cumbria - Cockermouth 27th and 28th September

Bessy Beck will be at Cockermouth this weekend as part of the Taste Cumbria food event.

Tuesday 23rd of September 2014 - View

Both Leighton Reservoir and Bessy Beck are now fishing well.

After the recent hot and dry spell when trout were difficult to catch, catches have improved significantly.

Monday 4th of August 2014 - View

Bessy Beck smoked trout gaining in popularity.

The demand for Bessy Beck smoked trout has increased this summer. The mixed wood smokes being very popular, cold, with salad.

Monday 4th of August 2014 - View

No weed this year at Bessy Beck

Canadian pond weed has been a problem at Bessy Beck during past summers. The Island Lake is completely free from weed this year, we are looking forward to a good summer and good catches.

Thursday 3rd of July 2014 - View

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Opening times...

Monday  Closed
Tuesday   Closed
Wednesday   8.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday  8.00am - 6.00pm
Friday  8.00am - 6.00pm
 Saturday  8.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday  8.00am - 6.00pm

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



 Bessy Beck Trout Farm

Fishing for Brown Trout

The Island Lake