Trout Fishing at Venford

Venford Reservoir, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 7SS
This pretty reservoir lies on the southern edge of Dartmoor. There are picnic tables, toilets facilities, free parking, and a footpath around the water’s edge. Fishing is free for wild brown trout from the bank only. Anglers must have an Environment Agency Rod Licence (non-migratory). Permitted angling methods at this reservoir include spinning, fly or bait. ‘Catch and release’ is available (barbless hooks to be used), otherwise up to 4 fish over 7″ may be taken in a day.

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 Venford Reservoir

Species: Wild Brown Trout
Season Date: 15 March – 12 October
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Fishery Info:
Address: Venford Reservoir, Ashburton, Devon. TQ13 7SS
Fishery Size: 33 acres