Pitsford Water Park Trout Fishing

Pitsford Water is very popular among fly fishing anglers. It’s a tranquil scene, with its clear waters stocking rainbow and brown trout and attracting anglers of all abilities and ages.

What you need to know

Check out some facts and need-to-know information about trout fishing at Pitsford Water:

  • The trout fishing season at Pitsford Water runs from 24 February 2024 - 31 January 2025
  • Fly fishing can take place from both bank and boat
  • A variety of day ticket options are available, from kill tickets to C&R, covering all ages and abilities
  • Fishing permits are available from the tackle shop as well as the vendor hut just outside
  • Accompanied children can fish for free within the rules and limits of the permit. Age restrictions apply to boat fishing
  • Need tackle? Stock up at the tackle shop, which can be found in the fishing lodge
  • We hold multiple fishing competitions every year across our waters, please click the following link to see 2023's competition calendar https://anglianwaterparks.co.uk/fishing/competitions

Fishing boat availability

View our calendars below for fishing boat availability.

Book a Boat & Permit

Book a day boat for fishing with up to three anglers.

Hire a Boat
Buy a Bank Ticket

Buy a day ticket

Buy a Ticket
Buy a Season Ticket

Hire a boat after 6pm to watch the sun go down (up to 3 anglers).

Evening boats can only be hired on the day.

Buy a Season Ticket
Weekly Rod Average
Monthly Rod Average

Fishing Prices 2024

Permit Type
Eight fish Day permit - Eight fish plus catch and release at Pitsford Water
Sporting permit - One fish limit - barbless flies only
Four Fish Day permit - Four fish limit plus catch and release at Pitsford Water. 
Senior citizen - Six fish limit plus catch & release at Pitsford Water
Day boat
Half day boat (before or after 2pm)
Single-manned day boat
Single-manned half day boat (before or after 2pm)
Sunset boat (after 6pm)
Winter boat hire (Single-manned) available from 1 November
£24 (£16)
Wheelyboat (Blue Badge holders only)
Fishing rules

Fishing rules for our waters

Anglian Water Stocking Policy 2024

Anglian Water Stocking Policy 2024

Season Permits 2024

Boat Limit
Bank Limit
Season Limit
Price (£ inc VAT)
1 Gold (ex Premium Season
8 + C&R
8 + C&R
2 Silver (ex Standard Season)
8 + C&R
6 + C&R
3 Bronze (ex Economy Plus Season)
4 + C&R
4 + C&R
4 Sporting (ex Economy Season)
1 + C&R
1 + C&R
5 Starter Season
1 + C&R
1 + C&R



  • A Passport style photo is required to purchase a season ticket
  • Season tickets can be paid for fully online or in the lodges
  • Payment plans are available in the lodges
  • Season tickets are valid from season opening until the 31st of January
  • Season ticket holders have unlimited visits to the fisheries through the season
  • Fly fishing for Predators is included on all Trout season tickets
  • Silver and Gold season tickets also allow Lure fishing for Predators
  • Season ticket holders receive free parking, and tackle discounts
  • Season ticket holders can also hire a key from us, giving them superior bank access.


Fishing, walking, cycling, water sports

Our water parks not only bring vital water resources for the region, but they also provide a fantastic day out for all the family.

Whether you're looking for an action-packed day on the water, a spot of fishing to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life, or simply want to enjoy a relaxing walk in beautiful surroundings, look no further than our fabulous water parks.

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