Longham Lake, Ferndown, Dorset BH22 9AP

Longham Lake is a great pike fishery producing many double figure fish, and has gained a reputation as one of Dorset’s great coarse fisheries. This popular fishery has also produced bream up to 18lbs and carp up to 41lbs.

In 1994 planning permission was granted for the extraction of gravel and formation of reservoirs on land owned by Bournemouth Water. In 2009 the first reservoir was opened as a mixed coarse fishery.

It is stocked with carp, pike, tench and bream.




Fishery Information:

Address: 125 Ringwood Road, Longham, Ferndown BH22 9AB

Fishery Size: 25 acres

Number of Swims: 20 plus

Species: Carp, bream, rudd, roach, tench, pike

Fishing Times: Open all year, 8.00am – 1 hour after sunset (closed Christmas Day). For full opening times please click here.

Season Permits: South West Lakes – 01202 581411

Day Permits: Available online or through the Bournemouth Team on 01202 581411

Contact: 01202 581411

Click here for Longham Lake and South West Water Rules.

Lure fishing is permitted at Longham Lake, however please note that bait boats/boxes are not permitted.

Venue Records:

Carp: 48lb 4oz
Pike: 31lb
Bream: 18lb



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Longham Lake facilities include; toilets, car park and wheelchair friendly access