Fishing lakes in West Sussex

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Wintons Fishery  

The best carp and catfish fishery in the South. Carp over 50lbs and Catfish topping 100lbs. A friendly and safe membership fishery.

Folders La, Burgess Hill RH15 0DR

Carp To Over 50lbs
Catfish Over 100lb
Menards Carp Fishery  

Menards fishery in West Sussex is one of the most renowned fisheries in the UK with the fishery record currently standing at a staggering 57lb which was set back in 2011. The main specimen lake is 6 acres in size, it contains a wide variety of features such as islands, gravel bars, marginal shelves and Lilly pads. The lake can be day/night fished only by members who have pre-booked. The majority of the fish in the lake are all originals, with a large amount of them going over the 35lb mark....

Home Farm, Hammerpond Rd, Mannings Heath, Horsham RH13 6PG

Carp To 51lb
Pike To 22lb
Furnace Lakes Fishery  

Furnace Lakes Fishery is the premier big Carp and Catfish fishery, situated in the beautiful Sussex countryside of southern England. There are 6 lakes on the complex which contain carp to over 40lb and catfish up to 140lb. The complex has three fishing lodges, all equipped with hot and cold water, plus fridge, microwave ovens and kettles, which are free of charge. There is also a bait and tackle shop onsite where you can also hire out bait boats. There is a large car parking area to th...

Slinfold, Horsham, RH13 0QZ, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Carp To Over 40lb
Alderwood Ponds  

The b2135 Ashurst to Partridge Green route passes through Alderwood Ponds. On site, there are three ponds: Dave's pond, which is accessible to the handicapped and has hardstand parking, the Corsican pond, which has 15 pegs, and the Island pond, which has 26 pegs. Carp to 38lb 8ozs, tench to 10lb, perch to 5lb 10zs, roach, rudd, and orfe are all available.Alderwood Ponds has been a part of the community for 17 years. It is a family-run enterprise that has been recognised by Anglers Mail as one of...

Horsham Road, Steyning, BN44 3AA, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Carp To 38lb
Tench To 10lb
Perch To 5lb
Sumners Lake  

he larger specimen water, is stocked with Carp up to and around 36lb, Perch to 4lb, Chub to 6lb, Bream to 7lb, Roach to 2lb and Pike to 15lb. Half of this lake is generally reserved for campers but vacant swims can be fished if there isn't an arrival on that day. Night fishing for members and campers is also possible on this lake.

Chapel Rd, Barns Green, Horsham RH13 0PR

Carp Up To 36lb
Pike To 15lb
Perch To 4lb
Chub To 6lb
Barbel Up To 8lb
Specimen lake  

The Main Lake is a good example of a balanced ecosystem; our native fish are growing to very good sizes, with Pike up to just under 30lbs, a number of Carp (Common, Mirror, Linear, Leather and Ghost)  over 30lbs, Tench at just under 10lbs and Roach, Golden Rudd and Perch up to about 2lbs.  These fish have spent their whole lives in the main lake and/or in the breeding ponds nearby.  We only stock with our own home bred fish. Good quality 18mm boilies on a hair rig catch the carp; ...

Shillinglee Road, Chiddingfold, GU8 4, Surrey, United Kingdom

Carp Up To 30lb
Pike To 30lb
Passies Pond  

passies ponds is a complex for day ticket fishing or group bookings. also runs regular opens. it boast a well stocked bait and tackle shop along with a cafe at weekends.

Church Farm, Coombes, Lancing BN15 0RS

Carp To 30lbs
Tench To 8lbs
Woodpeckers Fishery  

Woodpeckers Fishery is located off Old Hallow near Crawley in West Sussex. The fishery consists of four coarse fishing lakes stocked with a variety of coarse fish including Carp, Tench, Roach, Perch, Chub, Rudd and many more.The fishery has good carp park, toilete facilities and disabled friendly access.Woodpeckers lake is a popular water with 30 pegs. Very well stocked with a large selection of species.These include 5 species of Carp to 28 lb, Tench and Bream to 7 lb, Perch and Chub to 4 lb, al...

Old Hollow, Crawley, RH10 4TA, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Carp To 28
Perch Up To 3
Mill Farm Fisheries  

Mill Farm fishery is a three-lake coarse fishing complex that was established around 16 years ago and offers excellent fishing in a picturesque wooded environment.Mill Pond has 40 pegs, ample bankside protection, and an average depth of three feet. It can accommodate carp up to 25 pounds, crucians and roach up to 2 pounds, tench up to 9 pounds, and perch up to over 4 pounds.Hammer Pond is a relatively recent addition, but it already has an abundance of roach to 1 pound, crucians to 2 pound, perc...

Bury Rd, Pulborough, RH20 1, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Carp Up To 25lb
Tench To 9lbs
Farm Pond  

the smaller but more mature of the lakes, we have Carp to to 24lb, Roach, Tench, Rudd, Chub, Perch and Crucians. Both The Farm Pond and The Sumners Lake are open everyday to day tickets as we do not book matches on these waters. Night fishing is possible on this lake when a premium camping pitch is booked.

Chapel Rd, Barns Green, Horsham RH13 0PR

Carp To 24lb
Chub To 6lb
Barbel Up To 8lb
Duncton Mill Trout Fishery  

Set in the heart of the South Downs National Park, our 4 gin-clear, spring-fed lakes provide the perfect habitat for our trout to thrive.With over 25 years of experience in the angling industry, leading to professional fishery management and aquaculture production, we understand what makes a good day's fishing!

Dye House Lane, Duncton, West Sussex, GU28 0LF

Trout Up To 12lb
Betty's Lake  

Our newest addition is Betty's Lake is for experienced fishermen only. Our newest specimen water is stocked with a host of Redmire Common Carp, Simmonds Mirror Carp, Barbel, Tench, Perch and Chub. Betty's Lake has 18 spacious dugout swims particularly suited to the Carp angler using bank sticks, bivvy pegs and rod-pods. There is also plenty of parking around this lake with some reserved for disabled anglers. There are a few added responsibilities that anglers will need to observe on this water a...

Chapel Rd, Barns Green, Horsham RH13 0PR

Chub To 6lb
Barbel Up To 8lb
Ardingly Reservoir  

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West Sussex, United Kingdom, Ardingly, RH17 6, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Pike Up To 8lbs
Perch Up To 2lbshellip
Wildings Lakes  

Wildings Lakes is a stillwater fishery belongs to Hassocks & District Angling Society Ltd. This fishery comprises of two lakes, the larger of the two being the primary club venue for specimen hunters after large carp, tench and bream. Both waters contain a good head of roach, rudd, perch, eels, chub, crucian hybrids and gudgeon. Most tactics will work on both lakes. Ledgered boilies and pellet seem to be one of the most prolific ways to target the carp and te...

Cinder Hill, Lewes, BN8 4, East Sussex, United Kingdom

Tench To 4lb
Ditchling Pond  

More House Farm is a rapidly expanding fishery set in the beautiful Mid Sussex countryside. It currently boasts three lakes.The specimen lake, Kingfisher, has 14 generously sized swims and contains common, mirror and ghost carp.The match lake, Canal, has 20 pegs and contains carp, tench, barbel and a good head of silver fish.The newest lake, Sidewinder, is a snake lake which has 50 pegs, with a range of silver fish, which include barbel, chub, skimmers, bream...

Ditchling Road, Haywards Heath, RH17 7, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Tench To 1
Perch To 3
Milton Mount Lake  

Milton Mount Lake is a very good venue for common carp, roach, rudd, perch gudgeon, and sunfish. There are some big roach and perch but they are not fished for due to the large numbers of common carp which go to around 10lb. There are 1 or 2 mirror carp which go to over 13lb. Wild goldfish have been recorded to over 2lb as well as a few small koi carp.

Pound Hill, Crawley, RH10 3, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Buchan Park Fisheries  

Douster lake is an established estate lake with depths from 3' to 16'. The lake contains roach, rudd, perch, bream, sunfish, carp, pike, tench and crucian carp. The bream fishing can be excellent with 100lb plus bags reported this year. The biggest reported bream this year weighed over 6lb but there are bigger bream in there. The carp fishing is not easy but fish up to 30lb have been caught with several 20lb plus mirrors as well as a few double figure commons. This lake ...

Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Stemps Wood Pond  

Some of the best angling in the south. We offer a superb range of venues on the beautiful lakes, ponds and rivers of West Sussex.

Barnham Lane, Walberton, PO22 0, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Duncton Mill Fishery  

Duncton Mill Fishery is set at the foot of the South Downs in an area of outstanding natural beauty. This is primarily a members only water from March through to October with a variety of membership options available to suit every pocket. The fishery is stocked with Rainbow, Brown and Tiger Trout that are produced on its trout farm. Fish are known for their fantastic quality with great fins and scales - they are great fighting fish and provide great sport. ...

Dye House Lane, Duncton, GU28 0LF, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Chalk Springs Trout Fishery  

Chalk Springs Fishery is situated on the Duke of Norfolk's Estate at Arundel, West Sussex. Chalk Springs fishery has been established back in 1984 and at that time it had only two lakes. Since then, many changes have been made such as addition of two more lakes in 1986, making the Chalk Spring one of the premier trout fisheries in the region with four lakes of spring fed water of about five acres in size. The excellent clarity of the water offers ...

Park Bottom, Arundel, BN18 0AA, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Blackwool Farm  

There are two lakes here at Blackwool Farm. They are stocked on a weekly basis with muscle bound Rainbows and Brown trout. The Rainbow record catch currently stands at 24lbs 9oz! The facilities have been recently re-furbished to enhance your experience and make your visit a comfortable one. The fishery is open all year round from 8.30am until dusk.

Colhook Common, Petworth, GU28 9ND, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Tilgate Park Lake  

Tilgate Lake is very popular with the carp guys, although you need to spend more than a day if you can't get on the better pegs. With depths of up to 15 feet and maybe more, there are bream, plenty of tench and carp. The best pegs are from the boat house on the west bank to about 1/2 way along the north wall. There is a shelf off the north wall for about 10 feet, then drops to main lake depth, but avoid the area near the overflow though as it's very poor for ...

Crawley, Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Milton Lake  

Milton Mount Lake is a very good venue for common carp, roach, rudd, perch gudgeon, and sunfish. There are some big roach and perch but they are not fished for due to the large numbers of common carp which go to around 10lb. There are 1 or 2 mirror carp which go to over 13lb. Wild goldfish have been recorded to over 2lb as well as a few small koi carp.

Pound Hill, Crawley, RH10 3, West Sussex, United Kingdom

River Arun  

The Arun River is a tidal river that should appeal to both carp and pike fisherman. Big carp have been spotted travelling through this stretch, with fish over 20 pounds landed, while pike are plentiful, with 30 pound plus fish captured on the other side!Chub and roach are the most popular species for pleasure fishing. Coarse fish bags in the double digits are not unusual. Anglers should be aware that since this portion of the river is tidal, there is a 1.5-meter difference between high and low w...

London Road, Pulborough, RH20 1AL, West Sussex, United Kingdom


 Foxdale is an extremely pretty small pond brimming with smashing Golden Rudd and small Carp, is being used as a breeding pond and is therefore not available for fishing.

Shillinglee Rd, Shillinglee, Godalming GU8 4SX

Petworth Park  

Petworth Park Lake is a 7 acre lake set in the grounds of the National Trust's Petworth House estate is surrounded by parkland where the estates herds of fallow deer can often be seen grazing. The lake has benefited from large scale restoration work in recent years and has since been stocked with Crucian Carp, Tench, Roach, Rudd, Perch and Bream.The fish are now well established in their new surroundings and packing on the weight.The Tench now avera...

A283, Petworth, GU28 9, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Fan Lodge  

These waterways, located off Bickershaw Lane, have a lot to offer both match and pleasure anglers, as well as being particularly popular with carp fishermen. Between them, they provide over 70 pegs with great access, and all pegs are easily accessible from two member-only parking lots. Most fishermen would use classic canal style setups because Fan Lodge depths range from 2 feet to roughly 7 feet, and Moran's Moat is around 6 feet deep at its deepest point.Our bailiff is on-site most days and wo...

Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, WN2 4, Wigan, United Kingdom

MBK Leisures Coloured Ponds  

The Coloured Ponds has Five Match ponds all of which are private bookings only. Match Ponds cater for 11-18 anglers and can be booked as an individual pond, for club/private matches or social events. ractice days are welcome, Monday to Friday only at £12.50 per person and must be booked in advance by calling 07885 754365 The Specimen Pond has four pegs and holds fish up to 30lbs, individual or block bookings are welcome. No children under the age of 16 are to be allowed...

Rogate Road, Petersfield, GU31 5DL, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Hurston Lane  

Club was formed in early 2007 by the amalgamation of two of the most successful Freshwater Angling Clubs in West Sussex, the former Petworth Angling Club and the former Bognor Regis & District Freshwater Angling Club. Both clubs had a long history of providing quality angling to their members stretching back to the early part of the last century. Both had also been dedicated to the traditional aspects and values of coarse angling.Club's rivers, lakes and ponds prov...

Water Lane, Angmering, BN16 4, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Fordecombe - River Medway  

This stretch of the River Medway is not just a barbel river, but offers excellent general coarse fishing. You will find chub, perch, pike, roach, dace, grayling, carp and even brown trout. Most of the barbel are caught from the big pools, although some can be caught from the fast runs . Best baits include meat, boilies, paste, pellets or maggots. The chub fishing on offer is good too, with average sizes around 3lb. Either roam from swim to swim or concentrate on one swim...

Spring Hill, Tonbridge, TN11 8, Kent, United Kingdom