Hawkridge reservoir

Hawkridge is an upland reservoir and can be found in a small valley on the Quantock Hills.

In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the reservoir is located some seven miles west of Bridgwater, just outside Spaxton.

Hawkridge Fishing

Find it by post code: TA5 1AL

Season: 4 March – 16 October 2016

Hawkridge is a 32 acre reservoir with facilities for fishing brown or rainbow trout either from the bank or from a boat. Anglers are recommended to book boats and can also use the facilities at the fishing lodge, which include a lounge with a drinks machine and toilets.

An updated fishing report, information on the latest flies, tactics and catch rate can be found in the lodge. The car parking adjacent to the lodge is reserved solely for the use of disabled anglers and other fishermen are asked to use the main car park at the reservoir entrance.

During 2011 Hawkridge fished well with the largest rainbow trout weighing in at 5 lb 14oz and the largest brown trout weighing in at 5lbs 4oz. The rod average for the season was 2.5.

The best five fish limit was 20lbs 4oz. For further details about fishing at Hawkridge, contact the ranger Gary Howe on 01278 671840.

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