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Stanley Reservoir

Stanley Pool was constructed in 1786 as an 8-acre reservoir for the Caldon canal, which was opened through Stanley probably in 1778. It was enlarged to 33 acre in 1840, when a new dam was built to the north. Still a reservoir in 1991, it is also used for sailing and fishing.

Species & Stocking

With plenty of roach in Stanley Reservoir the high density of pike go to 27lb providing the predator angler with a good days sport. The match angler will also enjoy the fishing with plenty of silvers providing good bags on match days.


Species/Density/Weights (2015)

Pike High Upto 27lb, average 12lb

Roach Large shoals Average 10oz

Bream Large shoals Upto 7lb, average 2- 3lb

Perch Large shoals Average 8oz



Located off the A53 near the village of Stanley, ST9 9LU.

Nearest Post Code ST9 9LU

Grid Reference SJ929519

Sat Nav 53.064745,-2.106657

Additional Rules:

No access is allowed over the dam.

Read all the General Rules and additional rules for the water on the Membership General Rules & Conditions page of the Members section of the website. Click Here To View 

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