There is a bait shop at the entrance if you need to do some last-minute shopping for the necessary angling equipment. You can choose from a number of fishing spots with depths up to 16 feet. There are a myriad of coarse fish in Travella Lake: rudd, grayling, roach, zander, bream, and tench. If you book your vacation at one of the complexes on the lake, you can swim in heated pools or enjoy a round of golf while your kids enjoy the adventure playgrounds.
On the south coast is a spectacular seaside town sitting at the mouth of River Fal's estuary. Falmouth pier employs simple fishing styles for catching micro-species. If you are looking for some peace and quiet, fish at night when there's a flooding tide. Bait lugworm, mackerel, or some peeler crab and lures. Pouting, whiting, and flounder are common in winter.
These islands are some of our favourite hidden gems for fishing holidays in Cornwall. Avid fishermen who can cope with high tides flock here. While fishing is available year-round, the best season is May to October. If you are a serious angler, try the deep waters at St. Mary or St. Martins. Pollock fish are in abundance in areas with deep water and tides. You might also catch plenty of garfish and mackerel in summer.
Looking for quality coarse fishing? Then you don't want to miss Pines Lake, which spans about half an acre. Located amidst entrancing waterside lodges, it boasts 12 wooden fishing podiums and natural banks. There are thousands of small carp varieties.
Venture into the sheltered waters around King Harry Ferry to catch dogfish, huss, and conger eel. There's a secret fishing spot near Ruan Creek on some old brickworks. Capture bass, mackerel, or a guilt-head bream if you are lucky. Just a few miles away, book a cottage in St. Just Village to stay during your fishing holidays in Cornwall.