Fishing

Exquisite trout fishing in the heart of The South Downs National Park

Rates and Tarrifs

Option One

Season Member

£165 Membership plus:

Full Rod £900 (120 Fish Per Year)
Half Rod £510 (60 Fish Per Year)
Quarter Rod £270 (30 Fish Per Year)

Unlimited number of visits per year
Wives, husbands and partners can be included on all memberships for £85
Fish quota can be topped up at any time throughout the year

Option Two

Annual Member

£195 Membership plus:

Book of 10 fish tickets (£115 each book),

Unlimited number of books can be purchased
Wives, husbands and partners can be included on all memberships for £85
Membership lasts 1 year from joining date
No restriction on number of visits for 10 Fish Ticket anglers, just hand back one ticket for each fish caught

Day Tickets

2 Fish Ticket £40

3 Fish Ticket £50

4 Fish Ticket £60

Member Guests

2 Fish Ticket £25

3 Fish Ticket £35

4 Fish Ticket £45

We are open for day tickets all year round.

Tickets must be booked in advance. 

Fishery Rules

  1. Read the rules (below)
  2. Dip your net in the tub for at least 30 seconds
  3. Members: Pay fees to staff member or through office door. Sign into the book, specifying whether on 10 Fish Ticket or Season Rod Membership
  4. Guests: Pay any fees due to staff member or through office door. Note that you must be accompanied by a member. Sign into the book specifying whether 2, 3 or 4 Fish Ticket. Members may bring the same guest a maximum of 3 visits a year.
  5. Day tickets: Confirm that Duncton is open to Day Tickets at the time of fishing. Pay fees to staff member or through office door in provided envelope. Sign into the book.

Fish must not be returned to the water under any circumstances.

Fishing must cease when the bag limit is reached. 

Fishing may continue after another ticket has been purchased. 

No transfer of fish or allowances between anglers. 

Fishing with one fly only. Maximum hook size is no 10 long shank and total overall length (including dressing) must not exceed 1 ¼ inches. Barbless hooks are not permitted.

Anglers must park their cars in the gravel car park in front of the barn, on the grass beneath the trees, or beside the entrance gate to Birch Lake as an overflow area.

All fish caught must be weighed and recorded in the clubhouse.

No dogs allowed on the fishery.

Anglers must stay within the bounds of the fishery, clubhouse, car park, and public bridle way. Any other parts of the estate are out of bounds.

Children must be accompanied by adults at all times.

The management retain the right to ask anyone disregarding the rules or acting in a manner detrimental to the fishery, estate or other anglers to leave the premises immediately.

The management accept no liability for personal injuries received by any angler or for any loss or damage to personal property.

Weigh and record your catch in the sign in book.

If on 10 Fish Ticket, sign and leave your ticket in 10 Fish box.

If you require assistance or help, please speak to Carole, Roger or a member of the staff – you can always call the mobile number on the office door if nobody is around.

Fishing and Facilities

Exquisite trout fishing in the heart of The South Downs National Park Duncton Mill Trout Fishery provides great sport for all levels of anglers. The aesthetic and fighting qualities of our fish and the numerous fishing opportunities across our four lakes ensure that every visit is different.
Plenty of parking
Picturesque surroundings, beautiful mill pond with showpiece trout, country walks, wildlife and fresh air

Four lakes stocked with quality fighting rainbow, 
Spring-fed, gin clear water
Fully equipped club house with complimentary refreshments and creature comforts
Toilet facilities
Weigh-in room with gutting & scaling area
Plenty of parking
Picturesque surroundings, beautiful mill pond with showpiece trout, country walks, wildlife and fresh air.

1 to 1 Tuition is available on an hourly basis @ £35 per hour. Starter rod & reel kits can be hired on site if required. Please pre book tuition via email or phone

News & Updates

Our membership is going from strength to strength and is now over 100 in just 3 months.  Around 15% of our membership are brand new members!   I have made vast improvements to the grounds including a new, much improved bridge with railings across to Birch Island, brand new seats around all lakes, tree’s cut back to allow longer casts from the banks and reeds / weeds cleared on a regular basis.

Due to Covid we don’t have any private events this year so the fishery has no closed days.  The clubhouse is open – all I ask is that you are mindful of others in the space around you and use hand wash / sanitisers provided.

All members now have membership cards and parking permits.  Unfortunately I am still seeing disgruntled non-members dating back to the previous owners who have not renewed with me, coming in via the back car park and stealing fish.  The previous owners closed down the membership and stated they would refund outstanding monies directly to the payee.  If you have any outstanding monies due I can pass you on the information to contact them directly. Camera’s have now been installed in both carparks.