South West Lakes Trust Trout Fisheries Report

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South West Lakes Trust Trout Fisheries Report


In anticipation of an exciting 2020 season, South West Lakes Trust will be increasing stocking numbers at Siblyback, Burrator and Stithians, while at Kennick the minimum stocking size will be 2lb.

A number of habitat improvement projects are planned across the region to benefit fly life and Brown Trout spawning areas, as well as a number of coarse fish removal exercises.

Season Opening Dates:

Kennick – 15 February

Siblyback, Stithians and Burrator – 7 March

Colliford, Roadford, Fernworthy, and Wistlandpound – 15 March.

Rainbow Trout season ticket holders will be able to start fishing a day earlier on a special preview day.

Various ticket options and ‘castabout’ season tickets will be available (visit or your local fishery for more details and prices).

2020 Diary Events:

Fernworthy boat fortnight – 4-19 July

Roadford Perch fishing by boat – July, August and September

(Visit or your local fishery for more details, booking arrangements etc)

2020 Competition Dates:

Snowbee Team Bank competition (teams of 4 anglers) at Siblyback – 19 April

Bank Pairs competition at Kennick – 17 May

Peninsula Classic Individual Bank competition at Kennick – 21 June

Cornwall Devon Shield at Siblyback – 5 April

‘Best of the Best’ competition – this year there will be heats for individual Rainbow fisheries from March to October, with the grand final to be held at Kennick in October (visit or your local fishery for more details and heat dates).

Please visit the for more details on ticket prices, fishery information, clubs, competitions and boat availability.