Coarse Fishing

Our coarse fisheries include over 275 acres of water with fisheries ranging in size from 2 to 81 acres. Our established lakes are located in outstandingly beautiful and secluded rural areas across the South West.

At SW Lakes Fishing we offer more than just great angling, our unique fisheries are matched with a recognised reputation for great fish quality. Enjoy the tranquility that our waters provide with established tree-lined banks, lily pads and weed beds with natural woodlands surrounding the lakes. Our coarse fisheries offer a peaceful setting within picturesque and wildlife-rich surroundings.

Please note at this time our Permit Rooms are closed. Season and Day Permits are available online or by calling 01566 771930 only

Coarse fishing in the South West:

We regularly hold carp and match competitions at Upper Tamar Lake with prize money exceeding £3500. You can book your day or 24 hour tickets, which are available year-round via our online booking system. Season permits are available on 01566 771930.

Facilities include onsite cafes, parking, toilets, showers, wheelchair access platforms, on-site permit rooms and easy access paths and swims.

SW Lakes Fishing is managed by South West Lakes Trust.

Reporting an Incident:

If you notice any incidents which may be of concern during your visit, including poaching, we would be very grateful if you could complete the short form at the following link, which will help us build a picture of incidents that impact on your fishing, enabling us to address them more effectively over time. Thank you.

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What a weekend at Upper Tamar for the October 2020 Mainline Baits carp open pairs! 42 carp caught in brutal conditions!

A massive thank you to our sponsor Mainline Baits and John Kneebone in particular for their ongoing and generous support. The prize winners were:

1st place – George West and Andy Woon  with 7 fish for 84lbs peg 12. They win £2000

2nd place – Ben and Matt Cooper with 7 fish for 74lb 13oz from peg 20 . They win £1000

3rd place – Jamie Woods and Richard Chalke who had 5 fish for 63lb 10oz from peg 26

Largest fish (not finishing in top 3) was Jason McEvoy with a 24lb 11oz common. He won a box of Mainline PVA and spod mix and a Baseball cap.

Smallest fish (not in the top three) was Matt Pepperell with a 7lb 15oz mirror. He won a box of Mainline PVA and spod mix and a Baseball cap.

Section winners winning 5kg of Mainline freezer boilies were:

pegs 1-9 were Chris Hudson and Matt Pepperell. 4 fish for 60lb 15oz peg 9

Pegs 10-18 were Barry Hazleden and Mark Brett with 2 fish for 32lb 11oz

Pegs 19-26 were Scott and David Bowden with 2 fish for 23lb 8oz

Pegs 27-35 were Karl Yates and Allan Jones with two fish for 30lb 13oz

For the full results click here: