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Pitsford Water, Northampton

Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:12 pm
by Davidcard1811
Hi Guys,
I’m off for a weeks piking with a few friends to Pitsford in early December. We have not fished there before, but understand it holds some huge pike, being a trout fishery.
Just after any info such as good areas to start as it’s an enormous sheet of water and a bit daunting.
Planning to bank fish mostly & if any members have fished there, any guidance would be greatly appreciated.
If it proves interesting I will write an account for Pikelines, hopefully one of us might get the fish of a lifetime.
Many thanks
Dave Card

Re: Pitsford Water, Northampton

Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:55 pm
by PhilWilkinson7021
Just wondering is Pitsford fishable on a day ticket or is it a syndicate?
Phil.

Re: Pitsford Water, Northampton

Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:29 pm
by Davidcard1811
Hi Phil,
We will be fishing on day tickets which cost around £22 per day, with extra if you want a boat.
There is a season ticket available for £290. Deadbaits allowed from 1st Nov, before then I think it’s only fly fishing for the pike.

Re: Pitsford Water, Northampton

Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:59 am
by Jason Skilton
Davidcard1811 wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:12 pm
Hi Guys,
I’m off for a weeks piking with a few friends to Pitsford in early December. We have not fished there before, but understand it holds some huge pike, being a trout fishery.
Just after any info such as good areas to start as it’s an enormous sheet of water and a bit daunting.
Planning to bank fish mostly & if any members have fished there, any guidance would be greatly appreciated.
If it proves interesting I will write an account for Pikelines, hopefully one of us might get the fish of a lifetime.
Many thanks
Dave Card
Normally found that the pike will be fry bashing, so fish small baits and lures.