Woodpeckers Fishery

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

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, also Rudd, Roach and ornamentals. Baits most popular on Woodpeckers are (year round) maggots, sweetcorn, luncheon meat (especially popular), and floating baits – crust and dog biscuits – are good summer baits. Match winning weights on Woodpeckers are often in the 70lb  area.Ospreys is the newest lake, very well stocked with similar species to Woodpeckers, but with 40 pegs. Perch in Ospreys reach a very healthy 5 lb +, and also holding good numbers of Chub. Summer floating baits – dog biscuits and crusty bread – guarantee very good sport. Year round baits – maggots, sweetcorn and luncheon meat. Again – match weights reach 70lb + on Ospreys.Predators Lake is 15 peg pond with Perch up to 3 lb and Pike 10lb +. Also carp 18 lb +. Best baits for Newts are lures, maggots, crust, luncheon meat and worms.Penny's Lake, ideal for children, contains lots of Goldfish, Shubunkin, Tiddlers, Golden Rudd and Carp to 5 lb – all of which respond well to maggots and bread. Penny's Pond is the oldest of our 4 lakes.

Carp to 28
Perch up to 3

Address: Old Hollow, Crawley, RH10 4TA, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Website: http://www.woodpeckersfishery.co.uk

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Wesley/Ziggy - 31st Mar 2020 at 12:27pm

R u open David

Dianne Lucas - replied on 1st Apr 2020 at 10:09am

Hi, thanks for your enquiry. We are closed at present - all fisheries should be closed until further notice according to the gov.uk directive. When we are allowed to re-open, it will be posted on our website under Latest News. www.woodpeckersfishery.co.uk Regards, Dianne

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Adrian Pinkney - Reviewed 21st May 2024 at 2:36pm

Fished May 24 with my daughter for 6 hours. Bagged near 400lb of carp. Was hectic

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Don matter - Reviewed 30th Mar 2021 at 12:25pm

Guys I would not fish this lake ever again was set up by the owner just so he can kick and ban me from the lake when iv spend loads there over the weeks he will do the same to u do not go there biggest wanker ever

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