Spinfish Where to Fish - England - Game - Staffordshire

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Blithfield Fishery

A 790 acre reservoir run by a not for profit organisation, Blithfleid Anglers. They have 11 miles of bank, 42 powered boats and an estimated stock of about 30,000 fish, it is stocked with fish of 1.25 to 10lbs. Fishing is fly only, there is a generous catch limit on Blithfield.

There is a wheelieboat for hire, best to book in advance

The fishery also has a stock of very big pike the fishery has produced 6 fish of over 40lbs. Pike fishing is restricted to a small number of events, no day tickets.

There is a lodge on site with full facilities, a tackle shop

Season tickets with several options available, day tickets too. Call 01283 840284.

Google Map Reference 52.807528, -1.889639 Post Code WS15 3DU


Dove River

The famous fishing haunt of Walton and Cotton. Wild brown trout and grayling in this famous limestone stream. The Izaak Walton Hotel has 3 miles of fishing on the Staffordshire bank from IIam Rock to the junction with the Manifold river. Wet and dry fly allowed, ghillies available.

The season in 2007 is 18th March to 7th October for trout and 16th June to the 14th of March 2008 for grayling. Call 01335 350981.

Google Map Reference 53.054467, -1.786723 Post Code WS15 3DU



Fishwick Lakes

Litchfield, consists of 7 lakes including a specimen carp and catfish lake, a coarse fishery and trout pools.

Specimen Lake, carp to 30lb and catfish in the 40 to 50 range.

Match pool, 1.75 acres, stock level are 2000 fish per acre so you can expect good match catch weights.

Bridge Pool, 23 pegs, 1 acre, mirror and common carp to 8lbs, tench, crucians, big bream, skimmers and roach.

Runs Water, 12 pegs, 500 carp to 24lbs averaging 8 to 12lbs, catfish to 30+, bream to 9lbs, roach and perch.

The trout lakes holds rainbows, blues and brown trout to double figures.

The Stream, a match pool with carp to doubles, bream to 8lbs, tench, perch and roach.

Wadeys Pool, carp 12 to 21lbs, with some to 25.

Some of the pegs are suitable for disabled anglers.

Call 01543 433606

Google Map Reference 52.683625 -1.748339 Post Code WS13 8QF

Checked 25/11/18

Loynton Trout Fishery

The fishery has 3 clear water spring fed lakes totalling 12 acres. Stocked regularly with rainbows 3 to 20lbs including many doubles.

There is a lodge and restaurant on site. Sporting and 2,3 or 4 fish ticket avaiable.

Call 01785 284461

Post Code 52.813083, -2.330548 Google Map ST20 0QA

Checked 23/01/19

Hanchurch Fisheries

The fishery is near Stoke, a complex consisting of 9 course ponds, 2 canal sections and 3 trout pools stocked with rainbows and brown trout. All browns to be returned.

The coarse fisheries are mixed but there are some excellent carp, great roach. Good match scene.

Call 01782 642481 or 07867554630.

Google Map Reference 52.962707, -2.237320 Post Code ST4 8SO


Seighford Lakes

Carp, trout and coarse fishing all on one site just outside Stafford.

There are 2 Carp Pools and re 2 coarse lakes.

The trout fishing is on the Railway Pool, just 20 anglers per session for rainbows, brown trout and blues to doubles.

Call 01785 282967

Google Map 52.820277, -2.157366 Post Code ST18 9LQ

Checked 25/11/18