Fishing Tackle Shop at Trout Fishing Hawkshead
Esthwaite Water is the finest loch style trout fishery in the Lakedistrict, famous for its top of the water sport. It is stocked regularly throughout the season with fighting fit Rainbow and Brown trout and is set in truely spectacular scenery. Methods include fly, spinning and worm and the fishery is open year round.
Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery boasts a fully stocked tackle shop and onsite cafe. We also offer fly fishing tuition and guided fishing sessions. Also we go out of our way to encourage novice fishing deals with full tackle hire, as well as childrens fishing and general family fun.
From October 1st until March 31st, we allow fishing for our legendary pike which grow to nearly 40 pounds and from November 1st until February 28th, we offer a general coarse permit to fish for the many species which inhabit this beautiful lake, including Roach, Rudd, Perch, Bream, Eels, Tench and Gudgeon.
Please look no further than Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery when fishing in the Lake District!
• Bank, Row and Motor Boat fishing (own boat or hire).
• Tackle hire and large onsite tackle shop.
• Fishing tuition.
• Onsite Cafe!
• Lake size 280 acres.
• Largest rainbow trout 16lb 3oz.
• Largest brown trout 10lb 13oz.
• Largest pike 39lb 8oz.
• North Basin from boats Fly Only.
• South Basin Any method i.e. fly, spinner, worm.
• Pike by deadbait and Lures.
• Main insect species chironomids, damsels and sedge.
• Main fry species: roach and perch.
• Fly only zone, in boat, in North basin March to October
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VenueTrout Fishing Hawkshead
The Boathouse, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0QF
Map reference: SD 358959 Lat: 54.35498 Long: -2.98900
From the M6 junction 36 head West, take the first left and head towards Barrow in Furness on the A590. After 12 miles at Newby Bridge take the second on the right to Lakeside and Hawkshead. After 6 miles the road follows the South West shore of Esthwaite Water. You will see the Boathouse on the right hand side of the road. If it helps follow the brown fish signs.
Parking : free
Nearest station : 6 miles (9.7 kms) from Windermere station