Stowe Pool


Lichfield, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Located in the city of  Lichfield, Stowe Pool was constructed in the year 1856 by the South Staffordshire Waterworks Co. as a supply of water for the Black Country area in the county of West Midlands

However, beginning in 1968, the reservoir has served as a public asset, providing access to a variety of recreational opportunities like fishing, angling, and even a place to have picnics. It is also a site of special scientific and historical interest (SSSI).

The Lichfield District Council owns and manages the pool, which has dimensions of around 1,500 feet in length, 330 feet in width, and depths that range from 3 feet to 21 feet.

There are 90 pegs spaced 11 meters apart, and it is home to a diverse population of fish, including carp, bream, tench, and roach.

Fishing permits and day tickets can be obtained from a ranger stationed on the premises. You can also purchase season tickets from the Ranger Station in Beacon Park, located close to the crazy golf course.

Additionally, the Stowe Pool can be hired out for use in competitions and matches. Even though there are no closed seasons, anglers are not permitted to fish during the night.

What size do the fish go to?

Carp 28 lbs+, Bream 11lbs+, Tench 6lbs+, Roach 1½ lbs+, Perch 2lbs+, Pike 20lbs+, Eel 6lb+

What tactics work well?

Coarse fishing tactics with a maximum of two rods,  unhooking mats at all times, and no bloodworms or jokers allowed.

What facilities are on site?

Toilets are some of the facilities on site,

Is parking available?

Yes, parking is available.

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