Chew Valley Lake
Tackle ShopWOODFORD LODGE at Chew Valley Lake can supply all the needs of the reservoir trout fisherman. The well set out shop has the full range of fishing tackle a modern still water angler requires supplied by many of the sports finest manufacturers. The shop is run by experienced fisheries staff who fish the Lakes regularly and are able to give the best information on how to fish the waters and what flies and methods to use. Over 400 different flies are on sale from the smallest nymphs and dries to large pike and predator flies. As well as all the tackle there is a wide range of waterproof clothing, fly fisher’s vests, life jackets, landing nets, bags, basses, boat seats, everything an angler needs for a day’s fishing on our waters. Add to that a huge variety of fly tying materials and equipment and a range of gifts and cards. For pike anglers there is a full range of successful lures for use at Chew and also a selection of frozen salt water baits. (winter pike fishing dates only) Parking is never a problem and the shop is open every day during the season from 8.00am until 4.00pm. THE FISHING SEASON IS NOW CLOSED. For winter hours please click HERE.
Bird Watching Permit Holders only, except for the Twycross Bird Hide and associated public footpaths along the North Shore of Chew Valley Lake.
Cycling Please follow signage around reservoir entrances/exits for information about access with bicycles.
Dog Walkers Dogs are allowed on public footpaths around our lakes but must be kept on leads and no fouling.
Fishing Permit Holders only.
Public Walks There is limited public access around the periphery of our reservoirs. Please follow signage on all entrances/exits.
Toilets Public Toilets are available at Woodford Lodge and Picnic Areas 1 & 2.