Any method fishing for rainbow trout and coarse fishing for roach
Fontburn offers top class trout fishing for fly and any method anglers, alongside holding good stocks of pristine roach for coarse anglers. Fontburn is suitable for disabled anglers with a disabled platform on the north shore.
For those anglers who like to wander, the lightly fished middle and western end of the north and south shore can provide some excellent sport when the trout are well spread.
All fish stocked are from our own onsite fish farm, and some of those stocked are tagged fish with cash prizes available. You can also loose feed and ground bait around the reservoir.
On site we have an excellent lodge shop stocked with everything you need for a days fishing including rods, reels, tackle, accessories, clothing, worms, bait, ice creams and refreshments including hot and cold drinks.
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|Permit Type||Full Day||Concessions|
|Full day 8 permit*||£27||£25|
|Full Day 5 Fish Permit*||£23||N/A|
|Family & Couples Permit (12 fish)||£41||N/A|
|Full Day November (8 fish)*||£21||N/A|
|Catch & Release Sporting Permit - Fly Only (optional 1 fish)||£19||N/A|
|Coarse Fishing - Fontburn & Derwent||£10||N/A|
|Under 17's Day Permit (2 fish)||£10||N/A|
We have provided some useful location tips to help you catch. Our rangers are also very happy to assist you in choosing the best method, flies and baits for you to have a fantastic day fishing. Speak to them on your arrival in the shop or as they are working around the reservoir.
Provides access to deep water, a great spot in bright hot conditions for both fly and any method anglers.
Easy access, fishes consistently well all year round to all methods. Both shallow and deep water is available and within easy casting range.
Easy access area providing shelter productive shallows gradually going to deeper water. A great spot for fly anglers during windy conditions.
Located off the A696, on the B3642, close to the village of Rothbury
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