Furnace Mill Fishery Limited

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Types of Fish

Please bear with us, we hope to have information on more of the fish that we stock and sell on this page in the very near future. Jane

BreamDescription and habitat of Bream (Abramis Brama):
Adults have a bronze coloured body with dark, sometimes black fins. 'Skimmer' is the name given to young bream which are silver in colour.  Bream have a very deep body which is quite flat with a covering of protective slime.  They can often be found in large shoals favouring deep, slow or still water.  Bream have been known to live to between 20 and 25 years.

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TenchDescription and habitat of Tench (Tinca tinca):

Tench are a sturdy fish with a thick well rounded body and a beautiful olive green colour.  At Furnace Mill Fishery you will also have the opportunity to catch Golden Tench which, as the name suggests, are a wonderful golden colour.

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ChubDescription and habitat of Chub (Leuciscus cephalus):
The chub is primarily known as a river fish but it can also be found in ponds and lakes and is now commonly found in commercial fisheries such as Furnace Mill.  It has a long cylindrical body with a large blunt head and has large greenish brown scales which work down to a lighter golden flank and white belly with black or dark brown tail fin.


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