Ogston Reservoir


Ogston New Rd, Woolley Moor, Alfreton DE55 6FN, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Situated in the idyllic Derbyshire countryside between the low-lying hills of the Amber Valley, Ogston Reservoir is a members-only coarse and fly fishing water located near the villages of Brackenfield, Ashover and Clay Cross. With an area of 220 acres of open water, this reservoir holds 1300 million gallons of water that it gets from the River Amber.

This clear water is stocked with rainbow trout. Since this is a “top of the water” fishery, sport could be hectic when conditions are right.

What size do the fish go to?

We couldn’t find any information about the size of fish present in this fishery.

What tactics work well?

Most fly fishing methods work well on this fishery. Lures are popular during the early season. Buzzer fishing can give excellent sport especially in the evenings. Cat’s whisker, Montana and Nymphs are also recommended to use.

What facilities are on site?

On-site facilities include 3 car parks, 2 of which have picnic facilities overlooking the water. Toilet facilities are also available on site.

Is parking available?

Parking is available on site.

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