Shearwater

Estate Office, Horningsham, BA12 7NW, Wilts, United Kingdom

Longleat Lakes Fishery offers mixed coarse fishing near Warminster in Wiltshire. The Fishery comprises three lakes containg a variety of coarse fish including Carp, Bream. Roach, PErch and many more.The Top Lake is approximately 7 acres in sizea nd this is a speacialist carp fishery with 600+ carp over 10lb. Over the last three years the Top Lake has really come into its own for carp fishing with the venue’s young, fast growing carp now reaching up to just over 35lb, with a good head of twenties. The fishery contains mirrors, ghosts, and commons, and the average size is high at around 17-18lb. Day-tickets and night-tickets are available.The Middle Lake is 4 acres in size and it is well stocked with carp, with a large number of fish in the 3lb to 20lb bracket. Bags to 60lb plus are taken on a daily basis during the warmer months, along with numerous 100lb plus hauls over the course of the season. The Middle Lake also holds a good head of quality roach to 2lb, perch to 5lb and bream to 6lb making it an ideal pleasure fishery.The Bottom Lake is 2 acres in size and is ideal for novices, juniors, and more experienced anglers who want plenty of action. The lake is heavily stocked with small carp, perch, and crucians, with mixed bags to 60lb common place. The lake is the shallowest of the three lakes at Longleat making it the easiest for inexperienced anglers to fish. There is a car park near the Bottom Lake which makes it ideal for the disabled or those with walking difficulties.Shearwater Lake is part of the extensive Longleat estate, and at 37 acres is a great place for fishing of carp to 26lb, bream, roach, tench, perch, and rudd. Overnight fishing is extremely popular at Shearwater, it is not unusual in the summer months to see 30+ tents pitched.The 1½ acre Little Shear Water (directly below the main lake) is an outstanding roach venue with stacks of quality roach to 1lb 8oz that regularly produce bags of 30lb plus. The venue also holds a big head of carp (up to 22lb) well into double figures, plus a good head of perch, rudd and bream, making it an ideal all round venue for anglers who like small, intimate venues.

Address: Estate Office, Horningsham, BA12 7NW, Wilts, United Kingdom
Website: http://www.longleat.co.uk/about/fishing

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