A Guide to Fishing Siblyback Lake

Introduction Siblyback Lake was created in the late sixties, it stands at 850 feet above sea level on the edge of Bodmin Moor, near the market town of Liskeard. When driving into Siblyback you will be greeted by the fantastic views over the lake. This very popular fly fishery is 140 acres in size and…

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10th March 2020

South West Lakes Trout Fisheries Report

At the time of writing, Kennick is the only South West Lakes Trust Trout fishery that has opened for the 2020 season and, in spite of three named storms, strong winds and heavy rains, anglers who have braved the elements have been rewarded with some excellent sport. The opening weekend (14 February) produced a rod…

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4th March 2020

A Guide to Fishing Colliford Lake

INTRODUCTION Colliford was formed in 1983 when the River St Neot was dammed. The resulting lake (when full) is just over 900 acres and is the largest reservoir South West Lakes manages. The fishing is bank only by traditional fly fishing methods. Along with Roadford and Fernworthy, Colliford forms a trio of stocked brown trout…

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25th February 2020

A Guide to Fishing Roadford Lake

Introduction Roadford Lake, nestling at the western edge of Devon and with it’s beautiful scenery of rolling hills and Dartmoor backdrop, can truly be described as one the very best Brown Trout fisheries in the country. Even in the middle of summer, Roadford can offer some great sport for those that venture out to explore…

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20th February 2020

A Guide to Fishing Stithians Lake

Introduction Stithians Lake is approximately 270 acres in size. It is mostly shallow shelving and is at it’s deepest in the dam basin. Much of the bottom is rock strewn with patches of silt and weed, although the area in front of the watersports centre has been cleared of underwater obstructions for safety purposes. Some…

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20th February 2020