How to fish Coombs Reservoir

A once popular match venue has been rediscovered by anglers, who are enjoying big bags of skimmers and roach in spectacular Peak District scenery. And the best bit is, it's free!

Decades ago, Coombs Reservoir hosted 50 to 80-peg open matches in the North West attended by legends such as Ian Heaps, Kevin Ashurst and Frank Barlow, before its popularity declined and no fishign club continued to control it. But now anglers are returning, and Angling Times can report the fishing is better than ever...