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.

Full Day: £8.00
Concession and Child: £7.00
24hr: £20.00
Season Full Day: £125.00
Season Concession: £100.00
Season Child: £50.00
Season 24hr: £205.00
Season 24hr Concession: £185.00
Add Fishery: £40.00

When purchasing an add on season permit, higher priced fisheries must be purchased first and lower priced fisheries can be added on.

Fishery Info:
Address: Argal Reservoir, near Penryn, Cornwall, TR11 5PE
Fishery Size: 65 acres
Number of Swims: 25

Species: Carp, Pike, Tench, Bream, Roach, Rudd, Perch, Eels
Fishing Times: Open all year, 24 hours a day
Day Permits:  Available online, self service on site or by calling South West Lakes Trust on 01566 771930
Season Permits: Available online, by calling South West Lakes Trust on 01566 771930 or
Summerlands Tackle on 01237 471291.
 01209 860301

Click here for  Argal Reservoir Rules
Click here for  South West Water Rules

Venue records:

Common Carp: 39.14lb
Mirror Carp: 40lb 2oz – Wayne Bateman March 2020
Bream: 14lb
Pike: 24lb
Perch: 3lb
Eel: 5lb
Roach: 3lb
Rudd: 1lb

All Waters Season Permit: Click here to purchase online or call 01566 771930

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Argal Reservoir facilities include; cafe, wheelchair friendly access, car park, toilet, showers and is a dog friendly fishery.