Stithians Lake


Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6NW, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

The Stithians Lake in West Cornwall is the largest inland body of water. The reservoir is both a bustling hub of activity and a serene retreat that features some truly breathtaking views.

Stithians is considered one of England’s most westerly trout fisheries, and is routinely stocked with rainbow trout. It also has a good natural head of brown trout. The brown trout come alive during the summer months, and can be fished using catch-and-release method.

Day Permits can be obtained by contacting South West Lakes or purchasing them online. Evening Permits can be obtained starting at 3pm in the months of April, September, and October; 4pm in the months of May and August; and 5pm in the months of June and July. Permits for the season can be purchased online, in person at the Activity Centre, or over the phone by contacting South West Lakes.

What size do the fish go to?

Rainbow trout up to 6lb with the record trout catch being over 11lb caught in 2018.

What tactics work well?

Fly fishing only

What facilities are on site?

Camp site

Nature walks

On-site restrooms


Is parking available?

Yes, parking is available

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