Wonderful coast walks from the Breakwater up to the Pepper Pot
Bude's Historic Canal offers a tranquil fishing spot with a permit
Bude's summerleaze beach is a popular spot for fisherman


There are some fantastic fishing spots on the North Cornwall Coast. Bude canal is a pleasant place to fish and watch the wildlife while being close to town centre and all amenities.

Sea fishing from the local beaches and rocks around Bude and Widemouth is popular and catches of Bass, Codling,flat fish, mackerel, whiting and dogfish are possible.

The Lakes

Upper Tamar Lake, Bude, Cornwall

This quiet lake is very well stocked with carp well over 30lb with a good head of 20’s. The lake record is a 46lb mirror carp caught in 2007.It is recognised as a major match fishing competition water.

Species: Carp, Bream Rudd, Roach, Perch, Eels
Fishing Times: Open all year, 24 hours a day
Day Permits: Available on site or from listed agents
Contact: 01288 321712

Lower Tamar Lake, Bude, Cornwall

Lower Tamar is a season ticket only water with restricted numbers. But offers great fishing and beautiful surroundings.
With carp to 35lb, bream to 14lb and roach to 3lb it offers excellent sport. Bags of 50lb are not uncommon on pole, feeder or float.

Species: Carp, Bream, Rudd, Roach, Tench and Eels
Fishing Times: Open all year, 24 hours a day
Season Day Permits: Available on 01566 771930
Season 24 Hour Permits: Available on 01566 771930
Contact: 01566 771930