Cheddar Reservoir holds some really big fish. Tench average 6lb recent reports of double figures, up to 30lb pike, up to 2lb plus perch and shoals and shoals of quality roach. This water is very clear, so the best way to get among the lumps is long cast straight lead or feeder. Top baits for tench are corn, worm and luncheon meat. For the perch worms and maggots and maggots for the roach. There are brick towers coming out of the water about 50 yards from the bank and these seem to attract the perch, a line cast next to them usually gives good sport with these great fighting fish. See individual fish pages for further details.
Fishing times are from dawn - dusk. As long as its light you can fish. The water is open all year. No fishing from the vicinity of the yacht club round to the cheddar tower (the short way).for full details.
Disabled Angles - Unfortunately due to the nature of the concrete stepped banks, styles and gate access. This means the site is not disabled friendly.
Nearest Public Toilets - Meadow Street, Axbridge and Station Road, Cheddar.
Local Pubs - The Crown Inn, Axbridge and The Bath Arms, Cheddar. 2 Pubs in Axbridge, 8 in Cheddar other good pubs locally Cross, Draycott.
Accommodation - B& Bs in Axbridge + Cheddar, Camping/Tourers in Cheddar.