Haywards Farm Lake Reopening

We have been monitoring water temperature and oxygen saturation daily and are delighted to advise that we will be reopening Haywards Farm Lake for fishing with effect from Thursday 1st October. Rods are strictly limited to 15 per day to allow for adequate social distancing and fishing is from the bank only, we regret we … Continue reading Haywards Farm Lake Reopening »

New Retail Hours at Sportfish

Please be aware that with effect from the week commencing 21st September 2020, the retail facility at the Sportfish Game Fishing Centre will be operating revised opening hours.

Retail to return to the Sportfish Game Fishing Centre

Following the successful reopening of Haywards Farm Lake fishery last month, Sportfish is pleased to advise the opening of the on–site retail facility in line with Government guidelines, at 9am on Wednesday 17th June.


KEEP ON FISHING! If you are not exhibiting adverse health symptoms, then social distancing by going fishing and enjoying some fresh air must surely be the best thing to do. Our message is: #keeponfishing Haywards Farm Lake remains open for business, is being stocked regularly with our incredibly fit and good looking trout, and is … Continue reading #keeponfishing »

Mark Bags the ‘Money Fish‘

Despite the somewhat inclement conditions, timed mostly to coincide with the weekend when most of us are able to get out and fish, Haywards Farm Lake has continued to fish exceptionally well. Last week once again saw plenty of big, hard–fighting fish hit the net including this cracking 9lb rainbow taken by Mark Ilott on … Continue reading Mark Bags the ‘Money Fish‘ »

Hobby Lake Update

To ensure Hobby Lake remains in perfect condition throughout the year, the Game Fishing Centre team has been busy carrying out essential venue maintenance throughout the winter, despite the storms and adverse conditions! One of the more recent tasks has been to introduce netlon ‘sausages‘ of barley straw into the water, which will slowly begin … Continue reading Hobby Lake Update »