Trout Fishing at Meldon

Meldon Reservoir, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4LU
Surrounded by open moorland on North Dartmoor, Meldon offers free wilderness brown trout fishing for wild fish from the bank to holders of a valid Environment Agency Rod Licence (non-migratory). Permitted angling methods at this reservoir include spinning, fly or bait. ‘Catch and release’ option is available (barbless hooks to be used), otherwise up to 4 fish over 7″ may be taken in a day.

Remember to carry out basic biosecurity on all your kit before and after fishing. Check, Clean and Dry all your equipment. For more information see our biosecurity and invasive species page.

Wilderness Trout Fishery: Season 15 March – 12 October.

This is a free fishing water with a bag limit of four fish over seven inches. Anglers must hold a current Environmental Agency Rod Licence to fish at Meldon Reservoir

Species: Wild Brown Trout
Season Date: 15 March – 12 October
 01566 771930

Fishery Info:
Address: Meldon Reservoir, Okehampton, Devon. EX20 4LU
Fishery Size: 57 acres