Project Description

Stocks reservoir fly fishing in Lancashire.

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 is under the same management as the renowned Bank House Fly Fishery in Caton near Lancaster and is extremely well stocked with quality triploid Rainbow, Brown and Blue trout reared in our own farms.

Stocks Reservoir is now the premier water in the North of England. It has been named as the most improved fishery in the North by Trout Fisherman Magazine and in the 2003 National Angling Awards it received 2nd place as the best commercial fishery. In 2005 the Northern Shallows of Stocks Reservoir opened to fly fishing and improved Stocks dramatically as a boating venue. The area is rich in aquatic insect life and is the prime trout feeding ground on the reservoir. Stocks reservoir fly fishing in Lancashire.