web analytics

Bishops Bowl Lakes, Bishop’s Itchington, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Bishops Bowl Fishery on the Warwickshire / Oxfordshire border offers a range of fishing across nine lakes and pools on the site of a former gravel works. The lakes vary in size from half to 25 acres, and include specimen, match and pleasure lakes.

Two specimen waters, Mitre Pool and Greenhill Lake, contain carp to 30lbs and pike to 20lbs. Recent catches include a 21lb 2oz pike that was tempted on a sardine by Richard Cook in 2011. Mitre Pool is a five and a half acre reed lined lake with depths over 30 feet. It is a carp runs water that was stocked with 500 carp. If you want to get away from the crowds then head for the relatively unfished Greenhill Lake.

The remaining pools are used for match and pleasure fishing with something for everyone. Some of the lakes have been stocked, whilst others have been allowed to evolve naturally. All the lakes are surrounded by a vast array of flora and fauna, the whole 90 acre site is enclosed by cliff faces, some of which are SSSI.

Bishops Bowl also caters for parties, taster and corporate events. Contact Shaun and Sarah for more information.

The prices vary depending on the pool being fished. Night fishing for specimen anglers on Mitre Pool and Greenhill Lake or pleasure anglers on Rushglen and White Bishop. Pike fishing is between October and February (Mitre Pool) or March (Greenhill Lake). Livebaits may be purchased from the on-site shop.


  • Pike
  • Carp
  • Tench
  • Bream
  • Roach
  • Rudd
  • Perch
  • Crucians

Key Information

Season: Open all year round
Membership: None
Day Ticket: Available from 7am.
Toilets: Yes
Tackle Shop: On site bait and tackle shop
Food: On site café
Sat Nav: CV47 2SR

Contact Details

Shaun & Sarah Smart: 01926 612379 / 07970 196044 / 07599 934382
Email: info@bishopsbowlfishery.co.uk
Website: www.bishopsbowlfishery.co.uk
Website: Full list of fishery rules
Facebook: Bishops Bowl Fishery
Twitter: @BishopsBowl


This website is not affiliated to Bishops Bowl Lakes. No liability is accepted for costs incurred due to inaccuracies in this information. Please contact the venue to confirm details before setting out.

Share this page...Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Email this to someone

You may also like...