LAKEDOWN TROUT FISHERY
A scenic fishery
Lakedown Trout Fishery is situated in a secluded Wealden valley with scenic views & no visible sign of habitation.
The Fishery was originally designed & created in 1981 by actor & Rock legend Roger Daltrey.
The four spring-fed lakes totalling approximately 20 acres have an abundance of aquatic fly life.
"A visual assault on the senses. There can be no prettier fishery in this land. Spikes of bright yellow flag decorate the banks which are thick with beds of rose bay willow herb, bee-haunted fox gloves & spotted orchid. A place where wild browns & rainbows live side by side" -
Trout Fisherman, August 2005
Please call 01435 883449 / 07502 257428 for bookings
PRICES, HOURS AND INFORMATION
SADLY DUE TO THE CONTINUING DEVELOPMENTS OF THE COVID19 OUTBREAK AND THE EVER MORE STRINGENT GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES TO ENSURE PUBLIC HEATH, LAKEDOWN WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
2 fish - £28
3 fish - £35
4 fish - £40
5 fish - £44
6 fish - £48
Under 16’s - £20 for a 2 fish ticket
We are open 7 days a week, 8am-5pm
(hours alter through the year according to daylight).
A ticket must be purchased prior to fishing or please call the fishery mobile.
Once the bag limit is reached, fishing must cease until an additional ticket is purchased.
All anglers must complete a catch return in order to assist with stock management.
No catch and release (with the exception of wild brown trout in lake 1)
Anglers must hold an Environmental Agency Rod Licence.
Single fly, Maximum size 10
LAKEDOWN WILL REOPEN ON MARCH 21st
JANUARY AND FEBRUARY
JANUARY and FEBRUARY
Lakedown has been open by appointment only through this wet winter as we have tried to carry out maintenance. The anglers that have braved the weather have seen a catch rate of just over 50%.
Dec 9 - 30
A quiet Christmas period has seen continued good fishing from lakes 3 and 4, with lake 1 fishing well in the last few days.
Nomads and cats whiskers have been the most effective fly’s. The biggest fish have been a 5lb rainbow from lake 4 and a 3.5lb brown from lake 3. we will remain open by appointment only through January.
Dec 4 - 9
The good fishing continued last week with some lovely fish being caught. A catch rate of over 70% per ticket saw Two 5lb rainbows and a 5lb brown caught from lakes 1,3 and 4. Nymphs and orange lures saw the most success.
Nov 27 - Dec 3rd
Another week of happy anglers at Lakedown. The catch rate has again been just over 80% per ticket with lakes 3 and 4 fishing very well. With that said the dry weather has given lakes 1 and 2 the chance to clear so we hope for good fishing from all the lakes this week. Montanas and Nomads have both performed well with the biggest catch being a 5lb rainbow from the dam of lake 4. Things look good for the Christmas competition this Saturday 7th.
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