Coarse Fishing at Bussow Reservoir

Bussow Reservoir, Saint Ives, Cornwall TR26 3AH
This peaceful 7 acre fishery is placed close to St Ives and Penzance. It has mirror and common carp to 34lbs with a handful of fish over 30lb and really good head of back up 20lb fish. Bussow was re-stocked in 2007 with 50 carp weighing 4-5lb which are now heading towards 20lbs. It has been re-stocked in 2011 with 22 carp averaging 14lb with the largest just over 20lb. Bussow also received 19 carp up to 23lbs from Boscathnoe reservoir which was closed during 2015. The majority of the fish from Boscathnoe were between fifteen and 20lbs. Mixed bags of up to 50lb can be expected made up of rudd to 1½ lb, roach to 2lbs and bream up to 7lbs. Pole, waggler and feeder fishing can produce really good mixed sport for the pleasure angler. Bussow is the only lake in our portfolio where you can drive round and park behind your swim.

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: Bussow Reservoir, near St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 3AH
Fishery Size: 7 acres
Number of Swims: 12

Species: Carp, Bream, Rudd, Roach, Tench, Perch, Eels, Ruff
Fishing Times: Open all year, 24 hours a day
Day Permits: Available from listed agents
Season Permits: South West Lakes Trust 01566 771930, Summerlands Tackle on 01237 471291.
 01209 860301

Permit Agents:
Sandy's Tackle, 7 Penryn St, Redruth, Cornwall TR15 2SP. Tel: 01209 214877
Cornish Convenience Stores, 9 Holly Terrace, Heamoor, Penzance TR18 3EJ. Tel: 01736 364599
AYR Newsagents, 10 Ventor Terrace, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1DY. Tel:01736 791800
West Cornwall Angling, 1 Alexandra Rd, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4LY

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

Venue records:

Common Carp: 32lb
Mirror Carp: 31.06lb
Bream: 7lb
Perch: 2lb
Eel: 5lb
Roach: 2lb
Rudd: 1lb

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

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Bussow Reservoir facilities include;  car park and toilets