Fishing at Westerly Lake York
Coarse fishing at Westerly Lake Fishing and Caravan Park Yorkshire.
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Westerly Lake Fishery
This beautiful, natural looking lake was designed by the National Rivers Authority, and being spring-fed has superb water quality and an environment that is ideal for the large numbers of coarse fish that inhabit the lake. The lake is an outstanding silver fish fishery, and is stocked with roach, bream. tench, gudgeon, crucean carp, perch, and chub to over six pounds. There are large numbers of carp well into double figures, and both mirror and common carp to over twenty seven pounds have been caught, and also a grass carp of twenty eight and a half  pounds.


Anglers who are fishing for carp must have an unhooking mat and a large landing net. Fishing is from 7am until sunset, and day tickets are available on the bank, please make sure that you have an Environment Agency licence. There are no matches on the lake, and the lake is open all year. Please note for insurance reasons the minimum age on the property is 16.


Westerly Lake Fishery Rules

Fishing is for over 16s only;

Fishing 7am to sunset, 9pm latest, no night fishing;

Barbless hooks only;

Leads and feeders must be free running on the line.

No braid of any kind is allowed;

Boilies:-no more than 1kg per angler;

Fish must only be ‘wet handled’ no dry mats or towels. Landing nets must be used for all fish.

Groundbait in feeders and pole cups only;

Catfood on hooks only;

No keepnets;

No fish to be taken away from the fishery;

Surplus bait must not be left on the bank.

No spodding,

No baitboats.

Surface fishing is not allowed, and all baits must  be out of site below the surface.


1 Rod £8

2 Rods £10

Concessions for caravan residents.