Jennetts Reservoir, Bideford, Devon EX39 5JH

With a national reputation for its carp fishing, Jennetts Reservoir is known as a ‘runs' water. This popular Devon coarse fishery holds carp to 32lb which can be caught off the bottom or off the surface.

The head of fish over 20lb is exceptional and multiple catches of carp over 20lbs is possible each day. There are tench to 8lb but they prove to be elusive, bream to 10lb and perch over 4lb. Jennetts produces quality bags of 50lb+ made up of roach and skimmers to the float, pole and feeder. Jennetts also has eels to 5lbs.



Fishery Information:

Please note that there is a steep incline to the reservoir from the car park

Address: Jennetts Reservoir, Coach Drive, Bideford, EX39 5JH

Fishery Size: 8 acres

Number of Swims: 27

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

Fishing Times: Open all year, dawn until dusk

Day Permits: Available online from this website

Contact: 01288 321262

Click here for Jennetts Reservoir and South West Water Rules

Find the full price list here

Venue Records:

Common Carp: 32lb
Mirror Carp: 28lb
Bream: 9lb
Perch: 4lb
Tench: 6lb
Eel: 5lb
Roach: 2lb
Rudd: 1lb



Searching Availability...

Whenever you leave the lakes, remember to Check, Clean, Dry

Invasive plants and animals can carry diseases that kill fish. Protect the environment and sport you enjoy by cleaning your kit before and after using the water.

Find out more here


Jennetts Reservoir facilities include; car park and toilets