Grassholme Reservoir in Durham is a picturesque spot for fly fishing. Fly fishing in Durham is seldom more beautiful or rewarding than a trip to Grassholme Reservoir.
Popular fishing flies include small dries. The native, hard fighting and reputedly tasty Brown Trout are a local specialty.
The banksides however are often a problem at Grasholme Reservoir and casting can be difficult. This is why you are likley to be stood alongside many anglers who prefer worm fishing to fly fishing. For more information about fly fishing in Durham at Grassholme Reservoir call Northumbria Water on 0870 2403549