Local Fishing

Rainbow Trout

Siblyback Lake - Liskeard - Tel: 01579 346522

Local to Rosecraddoc, and surrounded by Bodmin moor this popular fishery is regularly stocked with rainbow trout up to 8lb. There is a fleet of six angling boats and advance booking is essential.

Disabled Access Symbol Kennick - Bovey Tracey - Tel: 01647 277870

This beautiful Dartmoor water is frequently stocked with rainbow trout up to 8lb. Boats, including a Wheely boat can be booked in advance through a ranger. Access is restricted to anglers only.

Brown Trout

Colliford - Nr Liskeard - Tel: 01566 771930

This premier Cornish brown trout fishery offers low priced traditional fly fishing. Fishing is bank side only and wading is not advised.

Disabled Access Symbol Roadford - Launceston - Tel: 01409 211507

Set in the rolling Devon hills on the edge of Dartmoor,Roadford offers more than 700 acres of water and 8 miles bank. There’s a limited number of boats, including a Wheely boat and advance booking is essential.

Low Cost 'Natural' Trout

Burrator - Yelverton - Tel: 01822 855700

This attractive Dartmoor fishery is now operated by The Burrator & Siblyback Fly Fishing & Angling Association. Fly fishing only for brown and rainbow trout. Brown trout catch and release only.

Disabled Access Symbol Bake Lakes - Saltash - Tel: 01752 849027

Located just off the A38 and just a 20 minute drive from Rosecraddoc, Bake Lakes is set in the picturesque Cornish country side near Looe. This is "Troutmaster Water" with superb fishing for specimen Rainbow and Brown Trout also Rudd, Roach, Dace, Gudgeon, Bream, Tench, small Crucian, Mirror, Common and Ghost Carp in quiet rural surroundings.

Disabled Access Symbol East Rose Farm - St Breward - Tel: 01208 850674

Superb Course fishing in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Five lakes, three acres of water, 22 pegs, 2 disabled pegs, two carp lakes & specialist Tench lake. Bream to 3.5lb, Roach and Rudd to 2lb. Open every day from dawn to dusk.

Disabled Access Symbol Millbrook Fishery - Millbrook - Tel: 01752 823210

Enjoy peace, tranquillity and a great day’s fishing, this 100 year old Reservoir is also a home to a wealth of wildlife. Carp common to 25lbs, Crucians - 1.5lbs, Ghosts - 20lbs, Perch - 3lbs, Tench - 8lbs, Roach - 2lbs, Rudd - 1lbs and Bream - 5lbs. Open every day from dawn to dusk – night fishing by arrangement.

Sea Fishing


Whether it is on the sea, shore or river bank, Looe can provide the ideal conditions. Sea fishing is weather dependent, however a ferry service is provided out to the boats at low tide with normal sea and wind prevailing.

Mackeral Fishing

A number of boats offer trips from 2½ hours upwards, with evening trips of similar duration.
These boats operate offshore in the bay, rods and bait provided. See details on the Boards located on both East and West Looe Quays at Ferry Steps, Middleton Corner.

Reef and Wreck

A selection of larger, faster boats are available for daily charter, either party or individual booking. Drinks and toilet facilities are usually available, bring your own food. Rods and bait provided. See details advertised on Sharking Boards located on East and West Looe Quays.

Shark Fishing

Shark fishing commences at the beginning of June. Today, Sharks are tagged and released for conservation and scientific study. A Skipper will attest to the weight of any shark caught. 75 pounds or over qualifies for a membership of The Shark Angling Club of Great Britain, H.Q. Looe. Shark fishing is normally 9 miles or more out to sea. See details advertised on Sharking Boards East and West Looe Quays and Looe Shark Angling Club Buller Quay next to Fish Auction.

Should you wish to book a fishing trip, leave your name and the number of persons in the individual books available for each boat at the Boards.

Rosecraddoc Manor Lake

Fishing is available at Rosecraddoc Manor, and a permit can be purchased from the Village Inn Bar and Restaurant or from Alex & Clive at ‘Ashlea’.

In order to fish you must be a holder of a rod license, and have your own equipment, Rosecraddoc Manor does not provide or have any equipment to hire.

To help keep the Lake free of the disease SVC please dip nets, reel and landing mats etc in FERM 30 DISINFECTANT SOLUTION prior to fishing. Please wipe the bottom of trolleys and brush mud from boots and dip the bottoms. Then thoroughly rinse in clean water, as this disinfectant can harm fish. A dipping shed is situated near reception.

1. Only barbless fishing hooks to be used
2. No keep nets or Carp sacks
3. Landing nets to be used
4. All fish to be returned
5. No hemp, nuts or boilies (boilie paste can be used)
6. No night fishing
7. Do not allow children to throw stones into the lake
8. Please use the litter bins provided for any waste
9. For the enjoyment of other guests keep noise to a minimum.


Adult One day pass £5.00- Weekly pass £20.00 Child One day pass £2.50- Weekly pass £10.00
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Local Tackle Shops

Liskeard - Fishing Mayhem, 2 Higher Lux Street - 01579 340447
Looe - Jack Bray, The Quay, East Looe - 01503 262504
Looe - Looe Chandlery, West Looe - 01503 264355
Looe - Trader Jacks, Higher Market St. - 01503 269111
Polperro - The Rod & Line, Little Green - 01503 272361
Bodmin - Rogers Tackle Shop, Higher Bore St. - 01208 78006