Ask anyone in the UK to name some venues where a big weight is likely and most people will mention Boddington Reservoir. To say this fishery has a good reputation is a massive understatement.
If you are planning a session at Boddington you should certainly take some strong gear. The carp average at the 7lb mark, so you don’t need too many of these to build a big weight. The match record at the venue is over 600lbs. There is a very sizeable head of silver fish in the water, so you may be able to have a great day bagging on these.
The 65 acre water does offer a very large number of pegs, however it might be best to do some research before your trip to double check that there will be spaces available. The venue hosts a wide range of matches through the year. If you don’t get a peg, you could always head over to Drayton Reservoir!
Main Species at Boddington Reservoir
Boddington is a venue that is quite different to many of the commercial fisheries up and down the country. This is a big water, which can present some challenges. Make sure you go with this in mind.
A typical peg at Boddington Reservoir
Rules and Restrictions
- Barbless hooks only
- No braid
- One rod per day ticket (Max 2)
- No night fishing
- Keepnets in matches only
- No nuts
- No tins or rubbish
Boddington Reservoir along the dam wall
Day Tickets, Membership and Prices
Adults – Mid-week: £6 one rod, £10 two rods
Adults – Weekend: £7 one rod, £11 two rods
Adults – Evening (after 5pm): £4 one rod, £8 two rods
Concessions – Mid-week: £4 one rod, £8 two rods
Concessions – Weekend: £4 one rod, £8 two rods
Concessions – Evening (after 5pm): £4 one rod, £8 two rods
Find out more information
Address: Boddington Road, Near Byfield, Northamptonshire, NN11 6XU.
Sat Nav Postcode: NN11 6XU