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Harthill Reservoir

Harthill is a series of three ponds covering 33 acres. It's the main supply and water reserve for the local Chesterfield Canal, and also home to Rotherham Sailing Club.

Adam Rooney fishing at Harthill Reservoir

Boasting a large stock of carp, bream, roach and pike, this is a water that if you can find them, you can expect to catch fish every cast.

Classed by some as a carp runs water, it's not unheard of to catch more than 30 fish in a session. Carp average 8lb and some run close to 30lb.

Bream also play a dominant role in the numbers of fish present and this makes the reservoir popular with general coarse and match orientated anglers.

Fishery rules

Please always check with the fishery bailiff for any changes or updates to the fishery rules.

The reservoir is in a residential area, so please be respectful and considerate to those who live nearby.

Harthill Reservoir fishery rules

Fish stocks

Stocked with carp, bream, roach, tench, pike and perch.

Angler Adam Rooney with a carp at Harthill Reservoir

Prices and opening times (from 1 March 2024) Price list (all prices include fishing for up to 3 rods). All tickets must be purchased before fishing -

• 12-hours (8am to 8pm) – £10 • 12-hours (8am to 8pm) Under 18’s – £5 • 24-hours (8am to 8am) – £20 • 24-hours (8am to 8am) 1 x adult plus 1 x U18 – £30

Address and contact details

Carver Way
S26 7XB

The reservoir is a little hidden within the local housing estate.

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Call: Marc Foy Embryo Family Fishing on 07442709338

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Last Edited: 10 April 2024

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