DESCRIPTION. This privately owned fishery, set alongside the River Maun, offers fishing to suit all on five lakes. Cavendish has lots of silver fish with bream to 4 lb plus a huge head of skimmers, roach to 1 lb 8 oz and some carp to 12 lb. Maunside has carp to 12 lb, barbel to 4 lb plus chub, orfe and ide to 2 lb. Sherwood is mixed with carp to 12 lb, bream to 5 lb, tench to 4 lb, orfe to 2 lb, roach to 1 lb 8 oz and others. Langdale for chub and ide to 2 lb, crucian, roach and skimmers to 1 lb 8 oz plus the odd carp. Holmedale has a huge head of carp to 12 lb, bream to 6 lb and a few other species.
TACTICS. The venue ideally suits the float angler with pole or waggler fished soft pellet, corn or meat very effective baits for carp. A small feeder can be used, with the same baits listed, fished to any visible feature, again for carp, other species will show too. Float fish maggot or caster, over little and often loose feed, for excellent hauls of silver fish, the odd carp or two may also show!
GOOD SWIMS. The corner pegs are always a good bet or fish to any of the many features.
TICKETS. £5 per day, £7 two rods. Under-17s are £3/£5. Fishing 7am to the time stated on the notice board. Keepnets are allowed on Langdale and Sherwood Lakes. Barbless hooks only. Disabled access. Food available. Toilets. Enquiries: 07721 316334. Midlands byelaws. Open all year. Check out: www.sherwoodfishery.co.uk
LOCAL TACKLE SHOP. Peg One Angling Centre, Pinxton, NG16 6JN. Tel: 01773 510324.
LOCATION. From Mansfield take the A60 and pick up the A6075 to Edwinstowe. At the Warsop double roundabout turn right, signed Clipstone and Sherwood Forest Farm Park. After 200 yards turn right and follow the lane down to the fishery.
SAT NAV. NG21 9HL (nearby).