Colliford Lake


About Colliford Lake

Fly Fishing Only. This popular Cornish brown trout fishery offers traditional fly fishing for wild and stocked trout, with grown-on fish of over 2lb frequently caught (and occasional fish up to 5lb). Fishing is from the bank only and wading is not advised. Traditional fly patterns (Sedge patterns, Soldier Palmer, Hoppers, and Bibios) work well but keep an eye out for the big browns chasing fry which can be explosive sport. Fish the margins and walk the banks to cover as much water as possible. Anglers may find themselves lucky enough to hook into a legendary Colliford Carp, these fish get big, so expect a terrific scrap!

Fish Species

Brown Trout
Common Carp
Mirror Carp

Season Dates

Start Date
15th March
End Date
12th October

Information & restrictions

Catch and Release only Tuition: Tim Smith: 07527211370, 01726 882210 [email protected] Derek Aunger: 01503 241063, 07592 797944,

Directions & access

Fishery Info: Address: Colliford Lake, Near Bodmin, Cornwall. PL14 6PZ Fishery Size: 911 acres Best Flies: Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear, Sedge Patterns.

Beat map

Lat 50.536615
Long -4.584087
Recent Catches

These are the very latest catch returns for this beat

8th April 2019

No catches

30th June 2019

No catches

10th August 2019

4 × Brown Trout
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