Coarse Fishing at Argal Reservoir
Argal Reservoir, Penryn, Cornwall TR11 5PE
Argal has a National reputation for being one of the leading fisheries in the South West with many of the Carp having been re-located from the prolific College reservoir many years ago. Argal is home to carp to just under 40lbs, pike to 25lbs, bream to 15lb and quality roach and rudd. Carp have gone to nearly 43lbs in the past. The most sought after carp include ‘the Silver Common’ at just under 40lbs and ‘Blackscale’ the mirror which is around 34lbs.There is a large head of big bream with average size well over 5lbs. The pike fishing is winter only from 1st October to 29th February.
The water has been re-stocked in recent years with carp to over 20lbs. The lake also has a café, public lavatories including provision for disabled visitors, a children's play area and picnic tables. There is a wheelchair accessible fishing platform located below the car park.