Bussow Reservoir, Saint Ives, Cornwall TR26 3AH

This peaceful 7 acre coarse fishery is placed close to the popular coastal resorts of St Ives and Penzance in Cornwall. 

Bussow has mirror and common carp to 32lbs with a handful of fish over 30lb and really good head of back up 20lb fish.

Bussow has been stocked with over 100 carp ranging from 3-25lbs in the last few years.

Mixed bags of up to 50lb can be expected made up of rudd to 1½ lb, roach to 2lbs and bream up to 7lbs.

Pole, waggler and feeder fishing can produce really good mixed sport for the pleasure angler.

Bussow is the only lake in our portfolio where you can drive round and park behind your swim



Fishery Information:

Address: Bussow Reservoir, near St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 3AH

Fishery Size: 7 acres

Number of Swims: 12

Species: Carp, bream, rudd, roach, tench, perch, eels

Fishing Times: Open all year, dawn until dusk

Day Permits: Available online from this website

Season Permits: South West Lakes 01566 771930

Contact: 01209 860301

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Venue Records:

Common Carp: 32lb
Mirror Carp: 31.06lb
Bream: 7lb
Perch: 2lb
Eel: 5lb
Roach: 2lb
Rudd: 1lb



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Bussow Reservoir facilities include; car park and toilets and is a dog friendly fishery.