Stocks Reservoir is the largest fly fishery in the North West of England. Stocks Reservoir has Four and a half miles of fishable shoreline and 350 acres of open water. Situated at the head of the Hodder Valley in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Stocks has a wild and unspoiled quality the perfect place for a days fly fishing.
Stocks Reservoir Fly Fishery offers fishermen the perfect day out, superb quality trout, a setting of natural beauty and a friendly atmosphere. Glance away from your fly and become captivated by the wildlife that makes Stocks United Utilities most important reservoir in the North West of England for natural history.
The lodge is open from 8am until dusk with a member of the fishery team always on duty to offer their help and advice. It has a well stocked tackle shop, a café selling hot and cold snacks and separate male, female and disabled toilets.
Ribble and Hodder Rivers
Day ticket fishing is available from as a little as £5 a day under an innovative Angling Passport scheme which gives anglers easy access to these productive waters via an easy-to-use token scheme.
You never forget catching your first fish! Kilnsey’s Fun Fishing pond offers a unique first fishing experience for all the family. Perfect for that refreshing ‘back to nature’ feeling and a great way for parents to bond with the children in a relaxed and safe location.
We keep the pond very well stocked with our home grown rainbow trout, so we can almost guarantee you will catch a fish (and in the unlikely event you don’t it’s only a short walk to our well-stocked fish counter in the shop!).