Beat 49: Crowdy


About Beat 49: Crowdy

Situated in part of the Bodmin Moor Site of Special Scientific Interest we offer free wilderness brown trout fishing for wild fish from the bank. We won’t lie, this venue can be challenging, it’s worth talking the time to walk around the reservoir and spot feeding fish or creep up and cast around some plant growth. Wading is easy going at Crowdy and allows the angler to explore much more water.

Fish Species

Brown Trout

Season Dates

Start Date
15th March
End Date
12th October

Information & restrictions

Catch and release, or up to 4 Fish over 7” can be taken. Permitted angling methods at this reservoir include spinning, fly or bait. Wilderness Trout Fishery: Season 15 March – 12 October. Free parking.

Directions & access

From Launceston take the A30 towards Bodmin. Exit A30 taking the left lane signposted A395/Wadebridge/Camelford/A39. At roundabout take 3rd exit, cross over the bridge and take the 1st exit off next roundabout. Take left hand turn signposted for Altarnun/Davidstow Creamery. Follow road onto the airfield and turn right at the junction, Take the next left signposted for Crowdy Reservoir. Follow this road for a mile then take the Left hand turn signposted for Crowdy reservoir. Please park for free in the SWLT carpark

Beat map

Lat 50.619999
Long -4.632291
Recent Catches

These are the very latest catch returns for this beat

31st July 2020

No catches

11th April 2021

No catches

18th April 2021

No catches
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