WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE 2021 SEASON

09:00 to dusk, Thursdays – Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Bookings and payments must now be made in advance.

BARN ELMS FLY FISHERY

Barn Elms is the hidden still-water trout fishery of Royal Berkshire. Barn Elms Fly Fishery is situated on a working farm in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We provide an exciting fly fishing experience for all our guests. Stocked each week with high-quality energetic Rainbow, Brown, Blue and Gold trout up to 8lb. Barn Elms is a clover leaf shaped lake linked together totalling 6 and a half acres. Set in the stunning Pang Valley our chalk stream and spring-fed lake provide an idyllic way to spend your time fly fishing. Below, you can find further information about each of the lakes, recommendations on how to fish them can be found within our fishing tactics page or on our blog pages found on this website.

ABOUT BARN ELMS FLY FISHERY

Barn Elms Fly Fishery is ideal for both expert and novice anglers alike, match your skills against our hard fighting fish and with over 6 acres to cover, you will always have plenty of active stalking to do for your trophy trout. A flexible choice of 2, 3 or 4 fish day tickets with no time limit, we offer a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with easy parking making us a great place to enjoy your sport. We are open from April to November, Thursday – Sunday from 9am-6pm, and exclusive corporate days available for charities or clubs. We are just 3 miles from exit 12 on the M4 and a great place to spend the day or just a few hours away from the office.

river pang at barn elms

RIVER PANG

The River Pang is a small chalk stream tributary of the River Thames. It rises south of Compton (SU 526788) and flows initially in a southerly and subsequently generally northeasterly direction before joining the Thames at Pangbourne (SU633768).

BARN ELMS BLOG

Tips for Early Stillwater Trout Fishing

As the big chill recedes, let’s think about the start of the new season. Here are a few ways to get ready and put more fish on the bank, early season at Barn Elms Fly Fishery. It has been a long hard winter made even more challenging with lockdowns and the lack of fishing. However, we all now have a high expectation of a new fishing season out of lockdown. Any moment now we will be happily on the banks of Barn Elms with our line in the water and a whole six months of fishing ahead of us… Read More