There’s plenty of fishing and angling available at our local rivers and lakes.
The River Frome:
The Frome Angling Association offers day tickets or year tickets for coarse fishing for Roach, Chub, and Bream on close by River Frome. It rises near Witham Friary, flows north through the town of Frome and joins the River Avon at Freshford. The club has 12 miles of fishing.
Contact Gary Collinson at the Frome Angling Association –
tel. 01373 471437 or email: gary(at)clivelewis.co.uk
Shearwater Lake on the Longleat Estate is only twenty minutes drive from the Campsite and offers some of the finest fishing available in Britain, at a site of outstanding beauty. Completely surrounded by mature trees and bushes, Shear Water is without doubt one of the most scenic fishing spots in the country and its massive head of quality fish makes it extremely popular. The Lake holds a big head of carp from 2lb to 26lb providing excellent sport for the specimen and pleasure anglers. The lake also boasts a huge head of bream which produce bags regularly over 50lb. Quality roach, perch, tench and rudd are in profusion making Shear Water a truly mixed fishery.
Full day and half day permits are available https://www.longleat.co.uk/fishing
Chew Valley Lake:
Chew Valley is well renowned for its scenic beauty and top quality fly fishing. The size and condition of the trout caught here is second to none and anglers find success using a wide variety of fishing methods and fly patterns making it a popular competition venue. http://www.bristolwaterfisheries.co.uk/lakes/chew-valley-lake/ permits: http://www.bristolwaterfisheries.co.uk/prices/