Winterborne Zelston Trout Lake


Winterborne Zelston, UK

Fishery Information

This fishery is run by Wimborne & District Angling Club.

Winterbourne Zelston Trout Lake is a wonderful venue located just a twenty-minute car ride from the center of Wimborne. The lake is owned by the club and is a spring-fed lake benefiting from clear, chalk-fed water commonly found in Dorset. The lake is open all year round, with spring and early summer being popular fishing seasons. It is an ideal spot for trout fishing, and anglers can enjoy catching locally bred rainbow trout that are regularly stocked. Larger trophy fish are also introduced periodically to enhance the fishing experience.

What size do the fish go to?

The possible top weight of the trout is variable, indicating that the size of the fish may vary, offering a diverse fishing experience.

What tactics work well?

Specific tactics for catching trout were not mentioned, but fly fishing is the only permitted method at Winterbourne Zelston Trout Lake.

What facilities are on site?

Winterbourne Zelston Trout Lake offers the following facilities:

  • On-site Portaloo
  • On-site fishing hut
  • Designated disabled swim – to be vacated on request

Is parking available?

Yes, the fishery provides designated parking for the convenience of anglers.

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