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With water level now down to 37% full, we regret to inform you that Bank Fishing at Bewl Water has been suspended until further notice due to the hazardous soft mud exposed by low water levels

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Bewl Water Important Fishing Notice


On behalf of Bewl Water · 3rd November 2017

Bank Fishing

With water level now down to 37% full, we regret to inform you that Bank Fishing at Bewl Water has been suspended until further notice due to the hazardous soft mud exposed by low water levels

While the lake has dropped to lower levels in earlier years, this only happened during our closed season. With fishing continuing through the winter we have now reached a point where easy access to the water is only available at limited points. The majority of the shoreline is now surrounded with a band of very soft mud which is also deep in some areas. In addition there are some steeply sloping slippery banks adjoining deep water

In view of these hazards we need to ensure that all of our visitors stay well away from the margins

Boat Fishing

At the beginning of November it will be necessary to relocate the fishing boat jetty to the old fishing slipway to allow access to deeper water. Boat Fishing will continue and permits will continue to be sold at the new Fishing Shop. There will be parking - subject to availability - on the old fishing slipway

Boat users must take particular care as new mud banks are emerging daily. In the event of running aground anglers must not be tempted to leave their boat but must stay on board and telephone us for assistance

Boat prices will be reduced from 1st November to £25 per double boat and £19 per single boat

Season Ticket Holders

Season ticket holders wanting to bank fish in November must contact the Fishing Lodge to discuss this before fishing

We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused

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