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Hanningfield Reservoir opens for fishing with extra opening times

13 Feb Hanningfield Reservoir opens for fishing with extra opening times

Hanningfield Reservoir opens for fishing from both boat and bank on Saturday 04 March and now keen anglers can spend even more time on the water.

After a review of opening hours from 04 March until 31 October 2017 Hanningfield Reservoir will be opening at 7.00am. The new opening time will give an extra hours fishing and is sure to suit those who like to get out early.

There are 38 boats available for use on Hanningfield Reservoir with two adapted for disabled anglers.

At least 12,000 newly stocked rainbow trout will be waiting for anglers on opening day together with the many over wintered fish from previous years and at least 49,000 trout will be stocked throughout this season including an extra 1,200 large specimen home reared rainbows that will be trickle stocked throughout the season.

Free fishing for those under 18-years-old when with their parents or guardians and sharing their catch limit is available at Hanningfield, together with a loyalty card scheme offering a free days fishing after seven visits.

The free to join loyalty scheme adds up to an eventual saving of £3.85 for each visit.

Fly fishing tuition courses for beginners and improvers are also run and led by experts and with all tackle and a lunch supplied.

More information and free copies of the Discover Hanningfield Reservoir 2017 Guide are available by calling 0845 155 0236 and from the website https://www.eswater.co.uk/your-home/leisure.aspx the fishery is also on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hanningfield; on email at go.fishing@nwl.co.uk.