Summerhayes Fishery


Somerset Bridge, Bridgwater TA6 6LW, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Summerhayes Fishery is located on 24 acres of Somerset’s countryside, providing a peaceful and beautiful environment for anglers of all ages. The fishery is registered as a county wildlife site, offering an opportunity to connect with nature while catching carp, tench, perch, bream, roach, rudd, barbel, and chub from the well-stocked and maintained lakes.

What size do the fish go to?

The ponds are approximately 5 feet deep, and the lakes are well-stocked with a variety of fish, including carp up to 25lb, tench up to 9lb, and bream up to 11lb, to name a few.

What tactics work well?

Various tactics can work well depending on the type of fish you are targeting. Anglers have had success with method and pole fishing for carp, while waggler and feeder fishing with maggots, worms, and corn have proved effective for tench, bream, and roach.

What facilities are on site?

Summerhayes Fishery offers a range of facilities to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable fishing experience. The shop sells a variety of baits and tackle and serves breakfast, snacks, and hot and cold drinks throughout the day. The fishery also has a purpose-built toilet block with shower facilities for overnight anglers, with separate facilities for male and female visitors. The shop and toilets are in close proximity to the car park, and most of the swims are disabled-friendly.

Is parking available?

The fishery offers ample parking spaces for visitors, including dedicated easy-access swims for disabled anglers who are welcome to park next to them. Currently, the fishery only accepts cash payments, but local shops nearby offer free cash withdrawals. A couple of takeaways also deliver to the fishery for those who wish to have a meal while fishing.

Summerhayes Fishery prides itself on keeping the fishery well-maintained, clean, and tidy, ensuring the fish are in the best condition. Visitors are requested to respect the fishery rules, which can be found on the website’s information section. If you have any questions or concerns, the fishery welcomes you to contact them.

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