Fly Fishing At Lenches Lakes – October 14th 2020

Fishing Opening Hours For Christmas and New Year

Christmas Eve open from 12.30

Closed Christmas Day

Closed Boxing Day

New Years Eve open from 12.30

 New Years Day open from 12 noon

Lenches Lakes Fishery is open from Friday October 16th – There are Covid measures in place which dictate we limit numbers around the lake.

Booking in advance is required. By phone or email, please let us know which day you would like to fish and your arrival time. We will be putting a booking and payment system onto our Website shortly.

The Clubhouse is closed to all, Fishermen will be required to sign and pay on the Decking area. Preferred payment method by contactless card or exact cash.

Current Covid 19 restrictions and Social Distancing apply at all time.

Please bring your own refreshments.

The toilet facilities will be open

Please phone 01386 871035 or email to reserve your place

Two types of tickets are available both at £30 and 4 hours time limit

Catch and Keep – 3 Fish

Catch and Release – Catch and Keep the first one and continue on a Catch and Release basis for up to 10 fish. Barbless hooks only

The Loyalty Card Scheme (come fishing nine times and get the tenth one on us) is in operation please bring your cards to sign – or help yourself to a card when you sign in

Opening Days /hours –

Fly Fishers may arrive from 8.30 – (earlier start times may be made by prior arrangement)

We are closed to Fly Fishing on Saturdays all day and Thursday mornings

Sunday mornings (10.00- 12.00) half of the top lake, the half nearest the Clubhouse will be used for Lifeguard Open Water Swimming Training. Fly Fishers will be able to fish the far end of the top lake and all of the lower lake whilst training is in progress.

We will be closed to Fly Fishing on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Fly fishing is available from early October, dependant on water temperatures allowing restocking – please contact us for further information. The fishing season runs until May 31st.  Please note we are closed to fly fishing on Mondays.

We offer  fly fishers 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, Spartic 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. 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

Fly Tying At Lenches Lakes