Fly Fishing At Lenches Lakes

Fly fishing is available from October 1st to May 31st. We offer the fly fisher two wonderfully mature spring fed lakes, Spring Lake and Whitsun Lake, both approximately 3 acres in surface area with good depths of up to twenty feet / 6 metres. Around the two lakes there are thirty fishing stands, most of which have seats for our fly fishers comfort.

Rainbow, Blue and Brown trout are stocked, the majority are 2lb in weight. Lenches Lakes boast a terrific fly fishing community, camaraderie is key. We host social competitions such as Mystery Partner, Icicle Challenge, Single Fly and Summer Trophy alongside specific weeks such as ‘Whopper Week’. Frequently larger trout are stocked to keep fly fishers on their toes. Presently the lakes record is a Rainbow of 16lb 2oz and a Brown of 10lb 4oz.

We pride ourselves on offering fly fisher fine, healthy Rainbows. Their welfare is priority resulting in fit and tasty fish to cook whole, steaks, or fillet. Lenches Lakes also offers a cold smoking service where you can leave your fish with us. It is filleted, cured, cold smoked, sliced and vacuum packed.

Continual water management renders the water relatively weed free, we support a phenomenal diversity of entomology many of which are dependent on underwater plants as their host.

Lenches Lakes organize instructional sessions throughout the year – Learn how to fly fish, Improve your fly fishing skills and knowledge. Please see our refer Events calendar for details.

Catch and Kill tickets available throughout season. Catch and Release tickets available only when the water temperature hits single Celsius figures.

For details of Fishing Ticket prices please click here

To buy a fishing licence online – please click here