Blithfield Anglers is a trout fishery at Blithfield Reservoir close to the village of Abbots Bromley in the heart of rural Staffordshire.

The reservoir, owned by South Staffs Water, offers over 11 miles of superb bank trout fishing, as well as excellent ‘top of the water’ sport from a fleet of 42 powered boats and is a popular site in the Midlands for fly fishing.

Blithfield Anglers is open for full day or flexible 4 hour permits as well as offering a range of season permit options and benefits . Contact us for more information.

2017 Season Times

The 2017 Season opens on 9th March for Season Permit Holders and 16th March for all other anglers.
The Season closes on 16th November 2017.

Opening Times

We’re open all week. Gates open at 8.00am. Closing time is at dusk (approx. 1 hour after sunset).

Out of hours tickets

Out of office hours permits and boat hire can be purchased from the Duty Bailiff at the Boat House (cash only).

Perch & Pike Fishing

For perch & pike fishing at Blithfield, visit

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Update in brief

For the week ending 8th October 2017

Rod ave.:


Best fish:

3lb  rainbow trout

Caught by:

Mr. Alan Smith

Fly used:

size 14 claret hopper

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