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 for those interested in membership. Contact us for more information.

2016 Season Times

The 2016 fly fishing season commences 3rd March for Members & 10th March for non-members. The season closes 18th November for non-members & 25th November for Members.

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 Fishing

For perch fishing at Blithfield, visit

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The Biggest Catch

Fishing report w/e 16th October 2016

Rod ave.: 2.72
Best fish: 8lb 8ozs rainbow trout
Caught by: Mr. John Henshall from the bank on the South Lake
Fly used: home tied tadpole lure pattern
Read the full report