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Fishing at Grafham Water Park

Two men fishing from a boat at Grafham Water Park

What better way to relax than fishing.

Anglian Water offers trout fishing and coarse fishing at their water parks. There is a wide range of permit options available and fishing boats can be hired from Grafham fishing lodge.

The 2018/19 season commences on Friday 2 March 2018 and runs to Thursday 31 January 2019.

You can fish any of our waters as a season ticket holder or a day ticket angler and if you have children, they can accompany you and fish for free within the rules and limits of the permit, although age restrictions apply to boat fishing for trout.

Grafham Water hosts national and international fly fishing competitions and you can witness the excitement of the catch weigh-in at the fishing lodge, usually around 6pm.

Even when competitions are taking place, the needs of the pleasure angler just wanting peace and quite out on the water are still met.

  • Sixty five per cent of trout caught weigh in at two pounds and trout grow to fifteen pounds.
  • Huge pike and zander are also caught.
  • Fishing permits are available from the tackle shop. However, if the shop is shut, tickets are available direct from the wardens who can be found in the workshop at the anglers car park, Grafham Water Park.

Grafham Fishing Lodge boasts a well stocked tackle shop for all of your fly fishing needs.
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Please follow our guidelines on Biosecurity procedure when you fish at Grafham Water.

Fishing prices for 2017

2018 prices will be published shortly.
A summary of our most popular trout fishing permits.*


 Permit type   Price
 Day permit - Eight fish plus catch and release Grafham Water  £26
 Sporting permit - One fish limit - barbless flies only  £22
 Half day - Four fish limit at Grafham Water.
Bank to noon, boat before or after 2pm. Valid all day from 1 November
 Senior citizen - Six fish limit plus catch & release at Grafham Water Park  £22
Summer sunset - one fish plus catch & release £10
 Motor-boat hire full day, Grafham Water  £27
 Half day boat (morning - until 2pm or afternoon from 1pm)  £20
 Single-manned day boat  £17
 Single-manned half day boat  £14
Sunset boat (after 6pm) £13
 Winter boat hire
 Wheelyboat  £18
 Senior citizen boat hire every Tuesday throughout the season
  • Season permits from £265 (starters only). The full range of season permits available is explained in the document list at the bottom of this page.
  • Three-day boat fishing holiday £198 for two anglers.
  • Juniors 16 and under can fish free with 1 full paying adult and sharing the daily and season bag limit of the purchased ticket.
  • Juniors from 10 years old may fish from boats provided they are accompanied by an adult over 21.
  • Day Permits are available from the fishing lodge and vendor huts if the shop is not open.

Notes: *A reduced boat fleet will be in operation during December and January. Boats will be available Wednesday to Sunday inclusive, subject to weather conditions.

Trout Season ticket and permit options for 2017

The documents below give you full details of what our various trout fishing season tickets offer, together with information about some of our other popular four water tickets.  If you want to download a copy of all our fishing permit options at all of our Water Parks you will  find that here as well. 


For more information or to book a boat at Grafham Water

Grafham Water Fishing Lodge Perry Huntingdon PE28 0BX

Important information regarding boat bookings
Anglers are advised to book boats in advance to avoid disappointment.  Please check availability with the fishing lodge before setting out on a long journey.

To meet our Health and Safety regulations you will be required to give:
address, home telephone number and mobile number when booking a boat.

If you email to check boat availability

  • Please specify which fishery you would like to visit and give your mobile telephone number.
  • Please bear in mind that the fishing mailbox is not monitored in the evenings or at weekends.


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