Fishing in Rutland

Whether you're an experienced angler or a novice, there's a place for you to cast your line and reel in a catch. Here are some of the top places to go fishing in Rutland, along with what you can expect to catch.

Rutland Water Rutland Water is the largest reservoir in England and home to some of the best trout fishing in the UK. The reservoir is stocked with both brown and rainbow trout, with specimens weighing up to 10 pounds. The banks are accessible, and there are plenty of jetties and pontoons to fish from. You can also hire boats from Rutland Water Fishing Lodge. https://anglianwaterparks.co.uk/rutland-water-park/fishing

Eyebrook Reservoir Eyebrook Reservoir is a well-stocked trout fishery that also offers the chance to catch pike and perch. There are several pontoons and platforms around the water's edge, making it easily accessible for all anglers, and also wheely boatshttps://www.flyfisheyebrook.co.uk/competitions/english-disabled-fly-fishers/. https://www.flyfisheyebrook.co.uk/

Grafham Water Grafham Water is a large reservoir that's famous for its specimen-sized trout. The fishery is stocked with brown and rainbow trout, as well as pike, perch and zander. There are several fishing lodges around the lake, and the banks are accessible.

We can also offer private fly and coarse fishing on our own stretch of the River Welland near Harringworth. The river is managed by the Gwash Fishing Club and stocked with trout, the fishing is particularly enjoyable in the mayfly season, please express your interest in this at the point of booking so we can ensure the badges and catch return books are in your cottage on arrival.

There are plenty of places to go fishing in Rutland, whether you're an experienced angler or a beginner. The lakes and reservoirs are well-stocked with a variety of species, and the accessibility provision is good. So, pack your fishing gear, and head to one of these top fishing spots in Rutland for a chance to reel in the catch of a lifetime!

Rutland Water

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