Coarse Fishing at Porth Reservoir

Porth Reservoir, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4JS
Porth is set in a steep sided valley surrounded by woodlands just outside Newquay. The lake is very mature with overhanging treelines and large beds of lily pads. It contains carp to 34lb and is home to some stunning fish such as ‘Arnie’ and ‘Her Indoors’ (both mirrors) which are regularly caught over 30lbs. Porth currently has approx. 6 fish over 30lbs and there is a great head of back up 20’s with the majority of fish over 25lbs. There are bream to 12lbs, Rudd to 2lb, roach 2lb plus pike to 24lb and perch to 5lb. Match weights up to 50lbs are common and it also produces great sport for pleasure anglers. A great competition water contact 01566 771930 for bookings. There are Wheelchair accessible platforms just below the car park.

The pike fishing is winter only from 1st October to 29th February.

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: Porth Reservoir, Nr Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4JS
Fishery Size: 40 acres
Number of Swims: 80

Species: Carp, Bream, Rudd, Roach, Tench, Pike, Perch, Eels
Fishing Times: Open all year, 24 hours a day
Pike Fishing Close Season: 1 March - 30 September
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.
01288 321262

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

Venue records:

Common Carp: 30.04lb
Mirror Carp: 35lb 12oz
Bream: 12lb
Pike: 22lb
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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Porth Reservoir facilities include; car park, wheelchair friendly access and toilets