01892 890000

Bewl Water Estate Office,
Bewlbridge Lane,
Kent, TN3 8JH

Predator Fishing

Bewl Water is the largest reservoir in the South East, it is an established trout fishery with a history of large trout and pike as well as good sized perch.

Predator Fishing is available from 30th October - 31st January from boats only. 

All fish must be returned alive. If a trout is caught and badly hooked, I.e. The fish is damaged, it should be killed and passed on to a member of the Bewl Water team.

Trout should not be targeted at any point during the fishing session, anglers found targeting trout or not obeying the predator permit rules will be asked to leave the water immediately with no refund given.

No predator and trout fishing permits will be allowed in the same boat.

All boat fishing and boat regulations must be followed. 

Lure and dead sea baits are allowed.

Min. 15lbs line should be used.

Wire traces should be used at all times.

All lures and baits used must be at least 18cm in length for Pike.

Lures should be a min. of 10cm in length when fishing vertically for Perch.

Trebles when using dead sea baits should be Semi Barbed only – i.e. on a treble, the bait retaining point can be barbed but the other two unbarbed to aid unhooking. Lure single hooks can be barbed or unbarbed.

Two Rods per angler can be used.

Unhooking mats are compulsory.

No live baiting.

No trolling under power – except during organised events, please speak with the fishing shops taff for details.

Boats must be back on the jetty at 1530.


Boat hire for up to three people - £22

Boat hire for single angler - £17

Day predator permit - £19pp

Predator season ticket - £190 (valid from 30th October – 31st January)


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