Stocks Reservoir


Stocks Reservoir is situated at the head of the Hodder Valley in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Stocks has a wild and unspoiled quality the perfect place for a days fly fishing.

Stocks Reservoir was created in the early 1930s by flooding the village of Dale Head and adjacent farmland to provide drinking water for the Fylde.

The reservoir has four and a half miles of fishable shoreline and 350 acres of open water. There are twenty 15' Coulam boats to hire. The boats have been specifically designed for fly fishing, the seating position is much higher, they drift slowly and are very stable and spacious making them the perfect boat for able and disabled anglers alike. Plus there are five 17' and seven 14' Anglers Fancy Irish loch boats. All boats have Honda BF2 petrol engines, anchors and safety equipment. 1,2 or 3 man boats available.

For details on fishing tickets, boat hire and annual membership click Stocks Reservoir Tariffs

The lodge is open from 8am until dusk with a member of the fishery team always on duty to offer their help and advice. It has a well stocked tackle shop, a café selling hot and cold snacks and separate male, female and disabled toilets.
Expert tuition is also available for the seasoned angler or the beginner. For details of packages available visit the web site or telephone Paul on 0781 277 4936


Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015