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Pike fishing

Rutland Water warden with 20lb+ pike

Fly-fishing for pike throughout the season at many of our water parks.

This could be your opportunity to catch a forty pounder! The Predator Permit is very popular and double-figure pike are regularly taken at all our trout waters and coarse fisheries. Zander are also being taken at both Grafham and Rutland Waters.  If you are unsure about fly fishing for Pike why not join one of our popular courses .  Find out more

Predator permits for 2017

A predator season permit is available at £260 plus normal boat fee.  This is an annual rolling permit (valid for one year from date of purchase).  Season ticket holders are entitled to 10% discount on fishing tackle and accessories from Anglian Water tackle shops.

A daily predator permit is also available at £20.

 

The predator permit allows you to fish in accordance with the rules shown below together with any individual rules.

• All pike, zander and perch to be returned to the water.
• Any trout caught must be returned to the water alive immediately.
• Dead sea bait excludes lamprey.
• Lure size is at the angler's discretion but hooks bust be barbless.
• No trolling under power or live baiting.
• Wire traces to be used when fishing for pike.
• All predator anglers must be in possession of an un-hooking mat.

Single man boats are available at all our reservoirs.
Trout season permit holders can fish within the above rules by paying the usual boat fees.

The following predator fishing is available in 2017/2018

 

 Date  Boat only        Venue   
11 February to 19 February 2017 Lure & dead sea bait Ravensthorpe Reservoir
 16 May to 31 January
Subject to boat availability
 Fly fishing  Rutland, Grafham and Pitsford
 16 May to 31 January
Subject to boat availability
 Lure fishing  Pitsford Water
 16 May to 30 November  Fly fishing  Ravensthorpe Water
1 September to 30 September  Lure fishing  Rutland and Grafham Waters
1 October to 30 November Lure and dead sea bait  Ravensthorpe Water

1 October to 31 January
Subject to boat availability

Lure and dead sea bait Grafham and Pitsford
6 October to 31 January Lure and dead sea bait Rutland Water
10 February to 18 February 2018 Lure and dead sea bait Ravensthorpe Water

 

Date   Bank only Venue 
 All year  Lure & dead sea bait  Costessey* 
 15 May to 31 March  Lure & dead sea bait  Alton Water
 1 March to 30 September   Lure Fishing  Hollowell Water*
 1 October to 28 February  Lure and dead sea bait  Hollowell Water*
 1 November to 14 February  Lure and dead sea bait  Pitsford Water
 *Costessey and Hollowell are season ticket only waters

Notes:  

Advance booking of boats is essential

Please telephone to book boat in advance.
Rutland Water 01780 686441
Grafham Water 01480 810531
Pitsford Water 01604 781350
Ravensthorpe Reservoir 01604 770875

Or email fishing@anglianwater.co.uk

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