DESCRIPTION. This commercial fishery boast four excellent lakes. Ash Lake has carp to 14 lb, tench to 8 lb 8 oz plus a few roach and rudd. Willow has carp that may nudge 20 lb and average 6–10 lb, tench to 8 lb plus a few roach and rudd. Wagtail is the specimen biased lake, with carp to 31 lb 8 oz, bream to 14 lb, barbel and tench to 9 lb 4 oz, golden orfe to 6 lb, roach and rudd topping 3 lb and crucian carp to 2 lb 8 oz. Horseshoe has carp to 20 lb, bream to 6 lb, perch to 4 lb 3 oz, tench to 3 lb 8 oz and roach and rudd to 1 lb 8 oz.
TACTICS. On Wagtail, leger hair-rigged large pellets, boilies or corn for the larger carp. Bream to feeder or pole tactics with pellet hook baits. Excellent roach to hemp and tares. On the other lakes, mixed catches, including carp, fall to float fished soft pellet, bits of meat, corn, chopped worm, or paste – they all work! As the colder weather comes around, maggots or pellets are the top baits here.
GOOD SWIMS. Just ask for the ‘on form’ areas.
TICKETS. £9 one rod; £3 for an extra rod; OAPs, registered disabled and under-16s £6. No night fishing. Disabled access. Barbless hooks only. No keepnets. Toilets. Food available. Enquiries: 07961 803289. Thames byelaws. Open all year except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
LOCAL TACKLE SHOP. On site, RM14 1TS. Tel: 07961 803289.
LOCATION. From J28 of the M25, take the Brentwood turn-off. At the first set of traffic lights turn right, by the Nag’s Head pub. Follow this road (Nags Head Lane) and after one mile the fishery is on your right.





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  • h lane

    must make peple use unhocking mats
    give the fish sume respete

  • lee davies

    Does it pong a bit over here? im looking to fish it soon but being so close to a sewage works i dont want to smell S**T all day long…. i guess it depends on what way the wind blows??

  • charly

    i fished a competition there nice fish, float hits the water and ur in SIMPLES!

  • sean

    Good fishery for kids and all sorts of anglers ,i sit and watch my boy dylan fish its more fun watching him than fishing, tight lines

  • mark

    love it there and its on my door step. I pulled in a 16lb carp on bread,yes bread,old school bait.

  • phillip

    catch a 13 and half common will defo go again

  • phillip

    great lakes the best one for me is the spesimine lake. pulled out 13and half common carp defo fish there again.

  • Vilma

    As a novice to fishing, I love it there

  • Bob

    Fished there today on the ash lake , packed with carp, fished on bread and lob worm they was going crazy feeding ….really clean only charged me £5 for 2 rods from about 3pm , shut at 7.30 sharp he said lol ,but great fishing next time I’ll try a bigger lake

  • George

    What lake did you catch those on ??

  • Bill

    great place got 8 carp each one over 14LBS well worth a visit

  • AllanB

    Great place stuffed wish fish had 218lb in a match last week and that not my best weight thier. Pleasure sessions you can easily do 2 or 3 times this.

  • john maskell

    i will say its verry clean good swims all around the lakes. my first time nine carp and rudd, carp were all around four
    to six pounds on bread.tea and coffe on site and the main thing toilet. will go again.

  • garry

    i love it there its good to fish