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Naseby Reservoir

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

Angler at 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 over 40lb, with a typical-sized fish being in the range of 18lb to 30lb. There's also a huge head of roach, which are often shoaled up on the dam wall. A haul of 50lb-plus of silvers is not unknown.

When the water is high after a wet winter, the dam wall platforms are your best bet for accessible pegs and these are often hotspots for winter pike fishing. Naseby has produced pike to over 30lb in the past. In the summer and autumn the water levels drop and you can fish from the reservoir bed, which is mostly made of gravel.

Prices and opening times (from 1 January 2024)

Day and night permits are available along with season permits. All permits to be purchased via the Catch website, (you will need to create an account with Catch).

Open seven days a week 8am - 5pm

Naseby reservoir prices

2 rods3 rods
Day ticket£15
Winter predator ticket (Nov 1 - March 31)£15
24hr ticket£30
Full season permits £500
Angler with carp at Naseby Reservoir
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Last Edited: 18 January 2024

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