The farm was established over 100 years ago and today it boasts over 60 ponds covering 19 acres, making it reportedly the largest re-stocking trout farm in England. The farm is fed by the River Dun whose chalk spring source is only seven miles away, two pure spring brooks also feed the supply.
The topographical position of the Farm, near Hungerford, is unique. It is fed by the River Dun whose chalk spring source is only seven miles away, two pure spring brooks also feed the supply.
Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do and the unique positioning and our farming methods combine together, to minimize our carbon footprint.
Before taking up the helm at Berkshire Trout Fisheries, Jon worked for Troutlodge, a leading producer of eyed trout eggs. Prior to this he worked for Skretting, the global leader in aquaculture feed. Jon brings a wealth of trout hatchery and farming experience to Berkshire Trout Fisheries, along with significant knowledge of the aquaculture industry.
As Farm Manager, Andrew has helped develop business at the farm for nearly seven years. Having graduated from Plymouth University with a BSc in Geography, Andrew previously worked in management positions at M&S. Andrew is passionate about Berkshire Trout Farm and its unique positioning and its future success.
Josh has worked at Berkshire Trout Fisheries for two years. Having graduated from Sparsholt College, Josh spent some time working in South Carolina, USA, on a koi farm and also provided lake consultancy for a golf resort. A keen fisherman, Josh enjoys all fishing but specialises in carp fishing.