Coarse Fishing at Melbury Reservoir

Melbury Reservoir, Bideford, Devon EX39 5PW 
This picturesque and mature fishery borders forestry and farmland near Bideford in North Devon. It is well stocked with a good mix of mirror and common carp to 31lb. There are some stunning, highly sought after fish such as ‘The fully scaled’ at over 25lbs and ‘The Train’ at around 27lbs. Good mixed bags to 50lb of roach, rudd, hybrids and quality bream can be expected to pole, float and feeder. Perch to just under 6lbs have been caught in the past. In the spring and summer the lilly pads and weed provide a terrific haven for the fish and great features to fish too.

Full Day: £8.00
Concession and Child: £7.00
24hr: N/A
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: Melbury Reservoir, Nr Parkham, Bideford, EX39 5PW
Fishery Size: 12 acres
Number of Swims: 15

Species: Carp, Bream, Rudd, Roach, Tench, Perch, Eels
Fishing Times: Open all year, 6.30am - 10pm
Day Permits: Available from listed agents
Season Permits:  South West Lakes Trust 01566 771930, Summerlands Tackle on 01237 471291.
01288 321262

Permit Agents:
Summerlands Tackle, 16-20 Nelson Rd, Westward Ho! Devon EX39 1LF. Tel: 01237 471291
Bideford Tourist Information Centre, Bidefored EX39 2QQ. Tel: 01237 477676
Barton Torrs Stores, 76-77 Barton Torrs, Bideford EX39 4HA. Tel: 01237 472977

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

Venue records:

Common Carp: 29lb
Mirror Carp: 29lb
Bream: 7lb
Perch: 4lb
Eel: 4lb
Roach: 3lb
Rudd: 1lb

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

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Melbury Reservoir facilities include; car park, wheelchair friendly access and toilets