Doxford Holiday Cottages, Northumberland : Information
Fly Fishing On Doxford Lake
IMPORTANT: We are unfortunately experiencing an annual problem with Canadian Pondweed, which (depending on the weather) may make the lake un-fishable in the summer/ autumn.
If fishing is a priority it is best to visit in April, May or early June before the weed starts growing.
Fishing at Doxford is from April to November.
Doxford Lake is 3.50 acres and lies 150 yards to the south west of all the cottages.
It is a couple of minutes walk to superb stream-fed fishing water which is entirely private, used only by the guests in the cottages.
The lake has a natural supply of brown trout and is also stocked regularly.
Guests may fish as long as they like and there is no charge for this. We ask that guests use barbless hooks and the lake operates on a catch and return basis and is strictly fly only. You are, however, very welcome to keep one fish for the pot whilst staying.
It is difficult to convey the beauty of this location or the privacy that one can enjoy in this wonderful location. There are arbours around the lake with seats to sit and enjoy the birdlife or just to sit and do nothing!