Waveney Valley Lakes
Full of carp and catfish with a big head of upper double carp with top fish of a 32lb common and a 29lb mirror. Catfish reach 52lb with several over 30lb.
Prolific for big carp (up to 39lb common) and catfish (up to 55lb, with lots of 30’s).
Has about 150 carp and is famous for it’s big commons with lots of upper 20’s, 8 over 30lb and one which at the right time of year goes over 40lb.
Has about 120 carp including a few redmire commons and scaley mirrors up to 30lb. Tench here have been banked to 10lb.
All private owners with no day tickets issued. Recent stocking of tench and crucians to enhance the general fishing, and stocked with 40 carp with 3 over 20lb.
All private owners with no day tickets issued. Lots of lilies and interesting features, with island. Very good general fishing for roach & bream. Recent stocking of true crucians and tench means they are now providing excellent sport with lots of crucians and tench in the 2-3lb class, with tench up to 8lb. Carp fishing is good too, with 3 fish between 20lb – 25lb and a good head between 6lb-14lb.
These lakes are partly separated by a spit which enhances the wildlife variety found around these lakes and make a great fishing feature too. These two lakes offer absolutely superb fishing. The general coarse fishing offers good sport with large bream, roach, perch and pike. Recent stockings of true crucians and tench will shortly bring great dividends to the float and leger anglers. The carp fishing is justly famous with a huge head of good looking commons and mirrors over 20lb, with 5 in excess of 30lb, the largest at 37lb.
All private owners with no day tickets issued. Good mixed fishery, but most owners only fish for the large head of double figure carp, with a few 20lb fish and one over 30lb.
All private owners. Very good general fishing, but most anglers fish for the large head of carp, mostly over 20lb and with 5 fish now over 30lb.
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Waveney Valley Lakes
Tel: 01986 788676
Day ticket 8am-8pm
£13 up to 3 rods
£15 up to 4 rods
Night ticket 8pm-8am
Same price as day ticket
£150 up to 3 rods
£170 up to 4 rods
24 hours a day
- Night fishing
- On-site accommodation
No inflatable dinghys or boats.
No loud music.
No tents or gazebos, only proper angling bivvies.
No fires – barbecues only and they must not be allowed to scorch the grass.
No excessive drinking.
No disorderly behaviour.
No swimming – snagged fish, notify the shop. No tigernuts or peanuts.
No fixed lead rigs. We reserve the right to check rigs.
No litter, please use bins provided.
No rods to be left unattended – we will reel them in and you will be asked to leave, with no refund.
No excessive use of particles.
Fishing from numbered swims only.
Unhooking mats to be used at all times during weighing and photographing. Sacking of fish limited to 15 minutes.
Fish must be retained in deep water with sufficient length of cord and large float attached to carp sack.
Children are only permitted if actually fishing and have a paid day ticket in their own name.
Visitors to day ticket anglers are not allowed. Wives and partners are welcome, but must be booked in or pre-booked.
Maximum rods allowed: Waveney – 4 Rods – Yew Tree – 3 Rods
Bait boats permitted on all lakes, but must be attached to a spare rod – we will not rescue snagged bait boats.
Yew Tree & Marsh Lake Rules
Minimum main line 15lb mono
No leadcore or braided leaders
No braided mainline
Hooklinks 25lb min. (recommend 35lb Quick Silver Gold)
42” minimum landing nets
Large padded unhooking mats/beanie or cradle
No more than one swim away from your rods
Running leads only. We have found several dead catfish tethered to snags with semi-fixed leads on so tight we cannot remove them
Three rods maximum per angler/swim
No walking around Yew Tree to look for fish or baiting up, these areas are private – residents only
Marsh lake swims 1/2/7/8, bivvies on gravel only, not on footpath
No sacking of any fish
No guests or visitors unless already booked in
If you are using bite alarms you are deemed to be carp or cat fishing
Breaking of these rules could lead to you being asked to leave the site without a refund
- Carp (upto 39lbs)
- Catfish (upto 55lbs)
- Coarse fishing
- Carp/Specimen fishing
- Pike/Predator fishing