Local waters

This is a list of game fishing venues in Sussex, Kent and Hampshire. The information is taken from a large number of sources, particularly the web sites of the individual fisheries. I apologise for any inaccuracies and omissions - if you notice anything you think should be corrected, please use the contact form.


Ashdown Forest Fly Fishery

Formerly Boringwheel Trout Fishery. Cackle Street, Nr. Nutley, TN22 3DU. flyfishingsussex.co.uk . Cackle Street is off the A22 just south of Nutley. Boat and bank fishing.

Brick Farm Lakes

Windmill Hill, Herstmonceux, Nr. Hailsham, BN27 4RS. www.brickfarmlakes.co.uk. Tel: 01323 832615. Four lakes (total 6 acres) stocked with rainbows, browns and blues.

Chalk Springs Trout Fishery

Park Bottom, Arundel, BN18 0AA. chalksprings.com. Tel: 01903 883742. Four spring-fed lakes totalling about 5 acres. Tackle shop, tackle hire and refreshments available.

Chalybeate Springs Trout Fishery

Eridge Park, TN3 9JA. chalybeatetroutfishery.co.uk. Tel: 07583 071871. 2.5 acre spring-fed lake in the Eridge Estate.

Duncton Mill Trout Fishery

Dye House Lane, Duncton, Petworth, GU28 0LF. dunctonmilltroutfishery.co.uk. Tel: 01798 879139. Four spring-fed lakes totalling about eight acres. For non-members,

only Birch Lake is available.

Hazel Copse Trout Fishery

Baynards Lane, Rudgwick, RH12 3AF. Tel: 01403 822878. Two lakes, 1.25 and 2.25 acres. Offers catch and release.

Lakedown Trout Fishery

Swife Lane, Broad Oak, Heathfield, TN21 8UX. www.lakedowntroutfishery.com. Tel: 01435 883449 or 07502 257428 or 07740 798341. Four spring-fed lakes, 17 acres in all.

Powdermill Reservoir

Reservoir Lane, Sedlescombe, Battle, TN33 0PL. www.hastingsflyfishers.co.uk. Tel: 01424 870498. 56 acre reservoir. Bank and boat fishing.


Bewl Water

Lamberhurst. www.bewl.co.uk/fishing. Tel: 01892 890352/01892 890000.  770 acre reservoir with a tackle shop and hire facilities, fly fishing courses and wheelyboats.

Chequertree Trout and Coarse Fishery

Chequertree Lane, Bethersden, TN26 3JR. www.chequertreefishery.com. Tel: 01233 820078. Coarse and trout fishery, 1.5 acre trout lake.

Parkwood Trout Farm

Goddington Lane, Harrietsham, Maidstone, ME17 1JX. Tel: 01622 859302. Fishery is part of the trout farm. Two clear lakes. Limited opening.

Spring Hill Trout Waters

Albans Farm, Romford Road, Pembury, TN2 4BB. www.springhilltroutwaters.co.uk. Tel: 01892 826041 or 07951 304515. Three clear spring-fed waters. Lodge, tackle hire and refreshments. Bank fishing, brown and rainbow trout.

Stowting Trout Lake

Water Farm, Stowting, Nr. Ashford, TN25 6BA. www.stowting.net. Tel: 01303 862401. Spring fed lake, 2 acres.

Tenterden Trout Waters

Coombe Farm, Chennell Park Roard, Tenterden, TN30 6XA. www.tenterden-trout-waters.co.uk. Tel: 01580 763201. Fly fishing for rainbow and brown trout. Three lakes totalling 5.5 acres. Retainer basket system.


Amport Trout Fishery

Wiremead Lane, Amport, Andover, SP11 8AZ. www.amporttroutfishery.co.uk. Tel: 01264 771233. One acre lake, chalk stream-fed. Bookings only.

Avington Trout Fishery

Avington, Winchester, SO21 1BZ. www.avingtontrout.com. Tel: 01962 779312. Three lakes, 9 acres in all. Rainbows and browns from 4lb to 20lb plus.

Chiphall Lake Trout Fishery

North Field Farm, Droxford Road, Wickham, PO17 5AZ. www.chiphalllake.co.uk. Tel 01329 833295.  4.5 acre lake fed from River Meon. Tackle hire.

Church Paddock Fly Fishery

Bedfield Lane, Headbourne Worthy, SO23 7JQ. www.churchpaddock.com.  1.5 acre spring-fed lake. Rainbows with some browns and blues.

Damerham Fisheries

Damerham, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 3HR. www.damerhamfisheries.co.uk. Tel: 01725 518446. Three clear lakes and a stretch of the Allen River. Home of the Damerham blue trout. Day tickets have to be booked.

Holbury Lakes Trout Fishery

Holbury Lane, Lockerley, Romsey, SO51 0JR. holburylakes.co.uk. Tel: 01794 341619. Four river-fed lakes (7.5 acres in all) and 400 yards of the River Dun. Lakes stocked with rainbow and blue trout, river with brown trout.

John O'Gaunts Fishery

King's Somborne. www.johnogauntsfishery.net. Tel: 01794 388130. Two lakes totalling 12 acres.

Lower Itchen Fishery

Gaters Mill, Mansbridge, West End, Southampton, SO18 3HW. www.itchen-fishing.co.uk. Tel: 02380 814389. Salmon, brown trout, sea trout and grayling fishing along about 3.5 miles of the River Itchen.

Meon Springs Fly Fishery

Whitewool Farm, East Meon, Petersfield, GU32 1HW. www.meonsprings.com. Tel: 01730 823134. Four spring-fed lakes (two catch and release). Credits given for uncaught fish. Tackle shop, refreshments.

Moorhen Trout Fishery

Warnford Road, Warnford, Southampton, SO32 3LB. www.moorhentroutfishery.co.uk. Tel: 01730 829460. 3 acre lake in the Meon Valley. Greys tackle shop. Credits given for uncaught fish.

Rockbourne Trout Fishery

Rockbourne Road, Sandleheath, Fordingbridge, SP6 1QG. www.rockbournetroutfishery.co.uk. Tel: 01725 518603. Six lakes, each about 1 acre, set in woodland. Fish stocked at 2.5 to 20 lbs.

Sutton Springs

Testwood Trout Fishery, Mill Lane, Longparish, Nr Andover, Hampshire. SP11 6PS. suttonspringstroutfishery.co.uk. Tel: 07808 812814. Huge brown and rainbow trout.

Woodington Lakes Trout Fishery

Romsey Road, East Wellow, Romsey, SO51 6BE. www.woodingtonlakes.co.uk. Tel: 07849 530852. Three lakes and 430m of bank of the River Blackwater.