Waskerley Reservoir, Consett

Tench
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Waskerley Reservoir, Consett
Consett, DH8 9DX, Durham, United Kingdom


Durham
DH8 9DX
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Waskerley Reservoir is a large lake in the countryside near Consett, Durham. It covers 350 hectares and is surrounded by moorlands with heather. The water in the reservoir is over twenty feet deep and has a unique color.

Fishing is allowed at Waskerley Reservoir, but there are rules that must be followed. You can only use a fly or worm as bait, and once the limit for fish caught is reached, you must stop fishing. If you catch a fish using a worm, you are not allowed to release it back into the water.

The reservoir is stocked with Rainbow and Brown trout, and some impressive fish have been caught there in the past, including a 7lb Rainbow and a 6lb Brown trout. If you want to fish at Waskerley Reservoir, make sure to read the full list of rules posted at the fishing lodge on site.

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