Naseby Reservoir

At 93 acres in area when full, Naseby is one of our largest reservoirs.

Angler at Naseby Reservoir Naseby Reservoir

Naseby Reservoir was built to supply water to the Grand Union Canal Leicester line. Its feeder stream supplies water to the Welford Arm in Welford village, some two miles away from Naseby.

Naseby is well stocked with the Fishers Pond strain carp to approaching 30lbs with a typical sized fish being in the range of 8lbs to 20lbs. There is also a huge head of roach which are often shoaled up on the dam wall. 40lbs plus hauls of silvers is not unknown, even under match conditions.

When the water is high after a wet winter, the dam wall platforms are the most accessible pegs and these are often hotspots for winter pike fishing. Naseby has produced pike to over 30lbs in the past. In the summer and autumn the water levels drop and anglers will then be fishing from the reservoir bed, which is predominantly made of gravel. Under no circumstances must vehicles be taken onto the reservoir bed.

Fish stocks

Stocked with carp, tench, perch, roach, pike

Opening times

All year round, 24 hours a day


Details Adults  Concessionary  Match pegs 
Day tickets 

£6 one rod 

£10 two rods

£5 one rod

£8 two rods

Night fishing £25 (two rods maximum) £25 (two rods maximum)  N/A

You can also buy a season permit, which includes night fishing for £200.

Permits available from the bailiff on the bank. Matches must be booked in advance. Concessionary permits are available to anglers who are in possession of a concessionary rod licence.

Address and contact details

Carvells Lane
Off Welford Road

South of Junction 1 of the A14 where it joins the A5199.
Call: 07904 493 417 for the head bailiff
Call: 01582 843454 for match bookings and season permits

Last date edited: 27 March 2018