Bowland Lakes Leisure Village Fisheries
We are extremely pleased to announce that Bowland Lakes Leisure Village will re-open for fishing day pass members, as of Wednesday 13th May 2020. 🎣
However this requires all visitors to strictly follow restrictions outlined below.
🐟 Opening hours are from dawn till dusk daily from Thursday 25th June. Gates will be locked upon darkness so please make sure you leave the park before dark.
🐟 NO keep nets are to be used.
🐟 You must only travel on your own or with a member of your household and abide by current government guidelines for social distancing.
🐟 The cost of a day ticket is outlined below.
🐟 Juveniles – £3 for 1 rod, £5 for 2, £7 for 3
🐟 Adults – £6 for 1 rod, £8 for 2, £10 for 3
🐟 There is no card reader, therefore you MUST bring the exact change as no change will be given.
🐟 Maintain a distance of 15 metres from other anglers whilst fishing.
🐟 Local fishing only. Please abide by the current government travel guidelines.
🐟 Use hand sanitizer before & after touching locks, gates and toilet facilities.
🐟 DO NOT leave your house if you or a member of your family have any symptoms related to Covid19.
🐟 NO competition fishing allowed.
🐟 NO sharing of fishing positions except by members of the same household.
🐟 NO sharing of fishing tackle or other items.
🐟 ALL angers must be in possession of a current Environment Agency rod licence. (www.gov.uk/fishing-licences/buy-a-fishing-licence)
We must also advise that the tackle shop will remain closed until further notice. 🎣
If you are looking for first class coarse fishing in a fabulous location, then look no further.
Bowland Lakes Leisure Village hosts three main lakes and smaller ponds. The lakes comprise of the Swanbrook Lake, which can accommodate up to 20 anglers. The Canal which accommodates 40 pegs and finally the Serpentine Lake, this accommodates 15 pegs. All the lakes at Bowland Lakes are very popular choice for matches. The stock ponds comprise of Butterfly One, Butterfly Two and smaller ponds. All the ponds are suitable for pleasure anglers, novice and accomplished.
All the lakes are well stocked and constantly maintained. They contain a mixture of species of varying size and weight. Most lakes have Mirror, Common and Grass Carp, Tench, Perch, Roach, Rudd, Bream and smaller quantities of Barbel and Chub all waiting to challenge the accomplished or novice angler. Fishing is available by day ticket only. We no longer offer night fishing. Please view our fishing rules here.
Tackle and Bait Shop
There is an on site shop, open all day 7 days per week selling:
- Fresh Maggots
- New and Used Tackle
- Blood Worms
We also sell coffee, soup, chocolate snacks and cold drinks.
1 Rod – £6 per person
2 Rods – £8 per person
3 Rods – £10 per person
Fishing can be paid for on the day and is not included with any holiday bookings.
Swanbrook Lake is in a perfect location with tranquil, picturesque surroundings. An ideal place to relax and enjoy a perfect days coarse fishing. Swanbrook is approximately two acres in size and contains a mixture of general coarse fish including Carp, Bream, Roach, Rudd, Perch along with some beautiful Koi and Grass Carp that can be seen feeding in the surface layers on a warm day.
The Canal Lake is a 40 peg pleasure and match lake containing a good stock of: carp, bream, tench, chub, roach, rudd, barbel and perch. The fish can be caught on most methods on this lake, but the favourite tactics seem to be coarse fishing close up to the far bank. As with the Swanbrook Lake, there are a few illusive carp in the canal that are rumoured to be around 20lb! The Canal offers a great setting for a perfect days coarse fishing.
Our Serpentine lake also known as the Doughnut, is a fantastic pleasure and match lake that is stocked with most species and even in the coldest months of the year they keep taking the bait. Each of the 15 pegs have been carefully selected, so that each angler has a feature to fish within comfortable reach.
Simple tactics work best on this lake and don’t forget to bait up under your feet.
Very natural and have no designated pegs, giving you the opportunity to chose your own preferred site to spend a totally relaxing day. Although actual details on specimen sizes are pretty much unknown, they hold a good stocks of: Carp, bream, tench, roach, rudd and perch. Butterfly 1 is perfectly located on the site and offer a perfect balance of tree cover and open space.
Very natural and have no designated pegs, giving you the opportunity to chose your own preferred site to spend a totally relaxing day. Although actual details on specimen sizes are pretty much unknown, they hold a good stock of: Carp, bream, tench, roach, rudd and perch. Butterfly 2 is perfectly located on the site and offer a perfect balance of tree cover and open space.