Harthill Fisheries


Bolesworth Hill Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH3 9HN, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Harthill Reservoirs is a set of three lakes linked by bridges, and they cover roughly 33 acres. The reservoirs were initially established in the 1770s to feed water to the Chesterfield Canal, which is a few miles away.

Large lakes like Harthill Reservoirs may intimidate some anglers, but there are plenty of fish to catch here, so even beginners can have a fantastic day fishing this location. In fact, it’s not unusual to catch more than 30 carp in a single fishing session at this location! Therefore, if you are a novice to carp fishing, Harthill Reservoirs is a very good spot to go.

The typical carp at Harthill Reservoirs is approximately 8 pounds, although there are carp in this reservoir that weigh up to 30 pounds. Bream, on the other hand, are the leading fish in these waterways, and there are plenty of nice-sized bream to be had. Additionally, there are plenty of skimmers, roach, rudd, and a couple of largemouth bass for those who prefer coarse fishing.

What size do the fish go to?

Carp up to 30lb

What tactics work well?

Pole, feeder and waggler tactics

Method feeder fishing

What facilities are on site?

Swims for the disabled


Is parking available?

Yes, parking is available.

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