Shortheath Water


Shortheath Road, Moira, Derbyshire DE12 6BW, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Shortheath Water, located in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, is a family-owned and operated hidden gem in the heart of the National Forest. The peaceful and inviting venue looks out over an idyllic small lake that features a wildlife-filled island in the middle. There are 22 individual pegs spread out across approximately 4 acres. Carp make up the majority of the fish population in the lake, but there are also many other species of fish, including rudd, roach, tench, and bream, that give an additional appeal. Besides that, the venue also holds fishing contests and championships.

What size do the fish go to?

Mainly Carp, with some weighing up to 25lbs

What tactics work well?

General coarse fishing tactics

What facilities are on site?

Lake lodge centrally located for business and pleasure, with superior catering and accommodation.

Three disabled pegs with adjacent parking, and a disabled toilet within easy reach.

Male and female toilets.

Is parking available?

Yes, there is ample parking.

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