Thornton Fly Fishery


Reservoir Road, Thornton, Leicestershire LE67 1AR, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Situated in Thornton, Leicestershire, Fly Fishing Thornton is a tranquil setting that offers excellent sport to the keen fly fisherman. Additionally, the site offers numerous spacious swims and is fully accessible to the disabled and elderly angler as well as boats for hire.

The waters are open from 7:30 am until 9:15pm every day, both to members and day-ticket anglers. The venue is notorious with the local angling community because of the healthy selection of Trout.

What size do the fish go to?

Brown and Rainbow Trout average at 8lbs, with many reaching double figures. Furthermore, larger Brown and Rainbow have been landed up to 20lbs.

What tactics work well?

Fry patterns and small beaded flies are extremely effective. Also, dries are very useful in enticing fish which like to lay in the deeper waters. CDC buzzers and sedges come highly recommended.

What facilities are on site?

There is a tackle and bait shop on site, which offers the essentials as well as a range of the latest equipment and baits. Furthermore, tuition can be provided to beginners by the resident experts. Clean and accessible toilet facilities are open to visitors.

Is parking available?

Safe and secure parking is available on location.

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