Located between Stafford and Rugeley, Bishton Farm Pools consists of three spring fed, well established pools.

This is a total pleasure fishing venue with carp of varying sizes and strains.

Pool 1 is very mixed with Tench, Crucian, Mirror, Ghost, Common, koi and Grass Carp up to 13lbs. There are also plenty of silver fish such as Bream, Rudd, Ide, Roach, Perch and Gudgeon.

Pools 2 is our Runs water with a good stock of carp up to 23lbs, variety of carp include Ghost, Grass, Common, and Mirror, Tench up to 4lbs ,Bream up to 6lbs , Barbel up to 8lbs, Crucian Carp, Roach and Rudd.

Pool 3 Specimen pool.

With a good stock of carp up to 26lbs and Tench up to 8lbs 



If it is your first visit to the venue, carp to Legered hair rigged corn, boillie, pellet and meat have all done well here.

Any bait will be successful in Pool 1. Float fished pellets, corn, worms, bread, maggots, casters and pastes have all done well here.

All pools have small islands to fish to but the fish do move around on Pools 2 and 3 so do not neglect the margins.

Boillies, solid bag and zigs work well on both runs and specimen waters.




Adult Day Ticket:                   £7 (for 2 rods)

                                                £10 (for 3 rods)

Under 16's and OAP:             £5

Half Day (Afternoon after 3pm)           £5

Night fishing prior arrangement on 07934891390 or 07976507474 with a first come first served basis we cannot reserve pegs during busy periods.

Please see Site Rules for details.

Adult 24hr Ticket:                  £20

No concessions for 24hr fishing.

Under 16's learning to fish must be accompanied by an adult with fishing knowledge.

We can arrange on site tutorials if required please contact 07976507474 / 07407726405 for prices and availability.


Coarse fishing  

Carp fishing     

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri           7:00 am    21:00 pm

Sat - Sun           7:00 am - 21:00 pm

These times are a guideline and can vary with daylight especially during the summer. Please ring in advance or check entrance time board.


From Stafford J13 or J14, M6 take the A34 from Stafford Town Centre to Cannock. At the top of Radford Bank you want the A513 Milford/Rugeley Road. Pass Milford Common on your right,  continue on and at the roundabout turn left onto the A51.

Go over the River Trent and also the canal, then turn right into Bishton Lane. Keep on here, going over the slightly staggered crossroads and you eventually come to a rail bridge. Go over this and turn immediately right then follow the blue signs to the fishery.

Alternatively search for Bishton Farm Pools on google maps.


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