Fishing Freshwater Reservoir Alfonso XIII Murcia Update
Alfonso Reservoir Fishing Alfonso Reservoir Murcia on The Costa Calida offers both Common and Mirror Carp, Black Bass, Bleak and Barbel. Fishing in Spain updates
Large water with pretty surroundings and plenty of wildlife. Fishing for carp and barbel with a local regional license plus Insurance
This reservoir is not an easy place to fish, not least because the access to the location is rather poor.
The Caravaca road clips the northern edge and is the best road to take to arrive at the reservoir.
Once you get there trying find a place to fish from the shore is also a challenge. It is definitely a reservoir best explored using a boat.
In terms of fish and what you can catch, both Common and Mirror Carp, Black Bass, Bleak and Barbel are the main species.
Plenty of average sized fish however it is possible to encounter bigger fish if you have the time and patience to explore the water.
Alfonso XIII Reservoir
The reservoir associated with the dam of Alfonso XIII and environment they are inside the basin of Segura, in the Region of Murcia, to the north of the Autonomous Community. Concretly they are located in the leaves 890 (CALASPARRA), from the IGN to scale 1:50.000. The territory corresponds to the province of Murcia, Calasparra´s municipal area.
The dam is located in the river Quípar, in Calasparra´s municipal area (Province of Murcia), to scanty kilometres of the limit between the above mentioned term and that of Cieza, in narrowly named ” The mines of the Quípar “, and to a scanty kilometre of the river mouth of the own river Quípar in Segura.
The intersection of the axis of the dam with the riverbed of the river takes place in the point of geographical following coordinates, referred to the meridian of Greenwich in the following coordinates:
X 1º 35′ 54″ West
Y 38º 13′ 28″ North
Reference system ETRS89. Time zone= 30
Alfonso XIII Wonderful surroundings – Silence is deafening – the best way to describe this peaceful venue. The reservoir is situated off the MU552 between Mula and Calasparra in the Region of Murcia. From Murcia city west take the C415 signposted Mula and Caravaca De La Cruz.
Off junction 33, caution here 33 is the next junction after 30, this is the C330 signed Cieza. Take the first left to Calasparra after 10 kms turn right to Embalse De Alfonso XIII. Follow the road round the lake until you see three green wheelie bins on your right.
This is an unmade road down to the water. You will pass a sign Zona De Pesca and from here there are various locations to fish from.
There are no amenities here and it is important to take your rubbish away with you when you leave. Please Note at this time there is no access from the Cieza end due to a fallen hillside. A Murcian Regional Licence is required to fish here.
Alfonso Reservoir Fishing
MURCIAN REGION FISHING LICENCE
A Freshwater licence covers you to fish in any freshwater reservoirs, lakes or rivers in the Murcian Region.
To obtain a licence you must have the following:-
5 Year Shore Fishing Licence
2 Passport Photographs – Copy of either N.I.E. / Residencia Card / Passport Back Pages
1 Year Freshwater Fishing Licence
Copy of Residencia Card or Copy of N.I.E & Passport Back Pages or Just Passport Back Pages
Licence Office Address
Consejeria de Industria y Medio Ambiente. Direccion Gral. Del medio Natural. C/ Catendratico Eugenio Ubeda, 3. 3ª planta. 30008 Murcia. Phone 96–822–8908
Consejia de Hacienda. Secretaria Autonomica de Administracion Publica. Edificio Foro. Campos, 4 Cartagena. Murcia.
Alfonso Reservoir Fishing
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