Buzzards Valley Fishery


37 Shirrall Dr, Tamworth B78 3EQ, United Kingdom

Buzzards Valley Fishery is a farm with several lakes that caters to anglers of all skill levels. Each lake is unique and offers hours of recreational fishing for solo anglers or small groups sharing a peg. The farm’s relaxed approach allows visitors to set themselves up at most of the lakes while adhering to the rules.

What size do the fish go to?

The lakes at Buzzards Valley Fishery are stocked with a variety of fish. The Vineyard lake is approximately 1 acre in size and holds around 100 specimen carp with an average weight over 21lb, two of which are over the 30lb mark. Kestrel, the match lake, has up to 15lb carp, roach, bream and perch up to 2lb. The Osprey, another match pool, has an island, 44 pegs, and a variety of fish such as 10lb carp, bream, roach, perch, crusian carp, tench, and gudgeon. Hawk lake is long and narrow, and it holds tench, bream, chub, and barbel. Finally, Pheasant lake, with an oval shape, lies beneath rustic British woodland and hosts crucian carp, roach, bream, and rudd.

What tactics work well?

The fishing experience at Buzzards Valley Fishery is suitable for anglers of all skill levels. Specific tactics that work well vary depending on the type of fish you are targeting. Caster and worm when float fishing are recommended for catching roach and bream. For carp fishing, all tactics can have their day, and it is best to plan to fish over several days and nights. In general, solid pre-cast concrete staging is used for pegs around the fishing lakes.

What facilities are on site?

There are no specific facilities available on site at Buzzards Valley Fishery. However, visitors are welcome to park their cars and carry on down to the lakes, which open at 5:30 am and close at 8:30 pm. Pegs around the fishing lakes consist of solid pre-cast concrete staging, which are nice and solid. The farm’s relaxed approach means that visitors can set themselves up at most of the lakes, and there is a variety of fish to target.

Is parking available?

Parking is available on site at Buzzards Valley Fishery. The gates open at 5:30 am and close at 8:30 pm. If the gates are unlocked, visitors can enter and carry on down to the lakes. If the gates are locked, visitors can park their cars and carry on through the side gate and down to the lakes.

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