The Lakes


CROFT POOL

Total of 28 pegs
Top match weight: 160lbs
Main Species:
Common Carp
Mirror Carp
Tench
Crucian Carp
Bream
Roach
Perch
Eels
Parking behind every peg
An ideal water for easy pleasure fishing and good for small clubs.

Top Tips

  • Pole fishing at 6m using Pellet, Corn, Paste, Maggot or Casters
  • Pole Shallow at 11m using Expander Pellet or Meat
  • Groundbait Feeder to the middle of the lake
  • Late on, Pole fishing in the margins with corn or catmeat

BRIDGE POOL

Total of 84 pegs
Top match weight: 250lb
Main Species:
Common Carp
Mirror Carp
Ghost Carp
Bream
Tench
Roach
Perch
Parking behind every peg
Parking behind most pegs on the Outer, short walk to all other pegs.
Specimen Carp too 25lbs.

Top Tips

  • Pole fishing at 5/6 metres at full depth laying on the shelf with Expander pellets, Chopped Worms and Casters.
  • Pole fishing at 12 metres at full depth and Shallow in Warmer months using Luncheon Meat.
  • Pole fishing down the margins on top of the inner shelf using Corn, Catmeat or Worms
  • Pellet Cone with banded pellet to the middle of the lake
  • Pellet Waggler to the middle of the lake

MOAT POOL

Total of 190 pegs
Top match weight: 300lbs +
Main Species:
Common Carp up to 25lbs+
Mirror Carp up to 22lbs+
Ghost Carp up to 18lbs
Bream and Hybrids
Roach
Tench
Eels
Parking behind every peg
Moat is one of the largest lakes of its kind in the UK with 190 pegs in total. Moat has twice been the venue for the Fish-O-Mania Final and is widely respected as a top match venue

Top Tips

  • Pole or waggler fishing at 5/6m using pellet, corn, paste or maggot
  • Pole fishing shallow at 12m using pellet or meat in the warmer weather
  • Feeder or bomb to the middle using maggot, corn or catmeat
  • margin fishing using big baits later in the day

RIVER PONDS

Total of 28 pegs
Top match weight: N/A
Main Species:
Common Carp up to 11lbs
Mirror Carp up to 10lbs
Ghost Carp up to 8lbs
Small Stockie Carp
Crucian Carp
Skimmer Bream
Roach
Perch to 2lbs
Chub
Rudd
Gudgeon
Parking behind every peg
The River Ponds were formerly built for the purpose of breeding fish, and once called the Stock Ponds but are now used purely for pleasure fishing. With an average depth of 3ft and a very high density of fish they are perfect for children, beginners or those anglers who are after an easy days fishing. They also offer more shelter than the main lakes so are ideal for those blustery days.

Top Tips

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REED POOL

Total of 48 pegs
Top match weight: 160lbs
Main Species:
Common Carp up 20lbs
Mirror Carp up 20lbs
Leather Carp up to 16lbs
Ghost Carp up to 14lbs
Bream
Tench
Roach
Chub
Rudd
Perch
Parking behind every peg
Some larger platforms suitable for disabled or elderly anglers

Top Tips

  • Big baits on the pole feeding pellet, corn or groundbait
  • Feeder or bomb to the middle or the island
  • Margin fishing for big carp afternoon and evening

CANAL POOL

Total of 20 pegs
Top match weight: 190lbs+
Main Species:
Small Carp, Skimmers and Bream to 3lbs +
Tench to 3lbs
Roach and Rudd
Parking behind every peg
The lake is approximately 11/12m wide and offers a shallow far shelf with a depth of around 4ft in the middle.

Top Tips

  • Expander Pellet over feed pellets at 5m and the far shelf
  • Corn, Meat, Paste or natural baits also fished down middle or far bank

RIVER IDLE

Total of N/A pegs
Top match weight: N/A
Main Species:
Chub up to 5lbs
Barbel up to 8lbs
Roach up to 2lbs +
Pike up to 15lbs +
Parking behind every peg
The River Idle is a fast flowing small river. For latest Info on methods etc please call 01777 710448

Top Tips

  • Stick float using maggot or corn
  • Ledgering with luncheon meat or cheese