Fishing

Lake Fishing

APEX LAKES

Tel: 01278 786934 (Thyers Tackle Shop - Permit)

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The fishing rights for Apex lake are held by Highbridge Angling Association.The waters are stocked with carp and bream and make good fishing grounds.

 
 
   

CHEW VALLEY LAKES

Tel: 01275 332339 (Permits & Tackle Shop)

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Chew Valley is famous around the world for its scenic beauty and top quality sport. The size and condition of the trout caught here is second to none and anglers find success using a wide variety of fishing methods and fly patterns.

The Lake contains: Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout & Pike

 

 

BLAGDON LAKES

Tel: 01275 332339 (Permits & Tackle Shop)

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Blagdon Lake covers 440 acres. The long, narrow shape makes it ideal for both boat and bank fishing. Thereare deep basins and long banks to drift over, plenty of points and promontories for access to deeper areas aswell as shallow, sheltered bays of quieter water.

The Lake contains: Brown Trout & Rainbow Trout

 

 

 

DURLEIGH RESERVOIR

Tel: 01278 424786

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Anglers can fish over 80 acres, from the bank An abundance of coarse fish means Durleigh Resevoir can offer superb coarse fishing.

The reservoir contains carp, roach, bream, perch, tench and specimen size pike.

RIVER FISHING - CLOSE TO KNOLL FARM

KING SEDGEMOOR DRAIN, RIVER AXE, RIVER HUNTSPILL & RIVER BRUE & RIVER TONE

Bream, Tench and silver fish can be found in KING SEDGEMOOR DRAIN, RIVER AXE & RIVER HUNTSPILL. Large Carp can also be fished in the RIVER AXE.

For those interested in Pike, then specimens up to 30lbs can be found in KING SEDGEMOOR DRAIN, RIVER BRUE & RIVER TONE.

SEA ANGLING

Knoll Farm Cottages are close to the Somerset Coast so for those interested in Sea Angling, the following Spots are recommended:

SAND POINT

TIDES: Can be fished on most tides but neaps are prefered by most locals as springs run very hard. Fish 2 hours either side of low water

SPECIES: Cod, codling, whiting, bass, conger, and thornbacks.

SAND BAY

Tides:Best fished on spring tides for 2 hours in and 1.5 hours out

Species:Mainly Flounders and silver eels with odd codling in winter and bass in the summer

KEWSTOKE ROCKS

Tides:Best 2 hours either side of high tide on spring tides

Species:Good for Whiting plus some flounders, codling, congers and odd rays

WESTON BEACH

Tides:Fish 2.5 hours in and 1 hour back on any tide but medium springs generally more productive.

Species:Good for flounders and eels but codling bass and conger can also show

BREAN DOWN

Tides:Can be fished any tide both high and low water

Species:Cod, bass, conger and ray

BREAN & BERROW BEACH

Tides:Fish 3 hours in and 1 hour down. Springs are generally best and an old local guide was the bigger the tide the near to the down you should fish.

Species:Cod, whiting, bass, conger, flounders and ray

BURNHAM BEACH

Tides:Best fished on neap tides from just after low water until high tide.

Species:Cod, codling, conger, whiting, flounders and occasional rays and bass in summer

BURNHAM SEA WALL

Tides:Best fished on spring tides for 1 � hours either side of high tide when you can fish from the wall itself. The mud in front of the wall can be very soft.

Species:Whiting, conger, flounder and odd codling. Bass can show in the summer

CHARTER BOATS

SCOOBY DOO TOO From: Watchet

Telephone: Steve Yeandle, 01934 631 310 or 07778 750 939

Telephone: Brian Richards 01984 631 355

SEA FIRE II From: Watchet

Telephone: Shaun Anning 01984 634507 or 07711 215695

 

 

 

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APEX LAKES
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CHEW VALLEY LAKES
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BLAGDON LAKES
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DURLEIGH RESEVOIR
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RIVER AXE, RIVER HUNTSPILL
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SAND POINT
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SAND BAY
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WESTON BEACH
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BREAN DOWN
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BREAN & BERROW BEACH
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BURNHAM BEACH