Coarse fishing in Southern England
Oxfordshire, Dorset and Buckinghamshire fishing
Fishing is a great sport for getting away from it all. Here's our guide to a few top fishing spots in Southern England.
Milton Pools Fishery, Great Milton, Oxfordshire
Established more than 60 years ago, Milton Pools offers five pools providing everything for the pleasure fishermen, such as decent roach to specimen hunting for double figure tench, pike in excess of 20lbs and carp to 30lbs-plus.There are also a couple of pools which are ideal for youngsters or beginners. A tackle shop, café and toilet facilities are also on site. Most of the pegs are suitable for disabled anglers with car access to many of the pegs. Night fishing is allowed, but needs to be booked.
Tel: 01844 278150
Todber Manor Fishery, Sturminster Newton, Dorset
Consists of five lakes, the two originals feature carp between 3-8lb with good size roach and tench. The largest lake is home to excellent carp and bream, while another is a mixed fishery with carp to 5lb, tench, barbell, roach, and bream. The specimen lake holds carp up to nearly 30lb. A tackle shop is on site. Day tickets and night ticket are available.
Tel: 01258 820384
Farlows Lake, Iver, Buckinghamshire
This complex consists of a main water body of 25 acres, a five-acre pool that is primarily used for match angling, a small junior pool and the River’s Colne and Colnbrook that border the east and west banks of the venue. The main lake holds a good head of carp as well as yielding good mixed bags of roach, roach/bream hybrids, skimmer bream, perch, tench and larger bream. Concessions are available for juniors, disabled and OAPs. Night fishing is available although not on the junior lake. Facilities include toilets, a bar, a cafe and a small shop stocking limited amounts of tackle and bait.
Tel: 01753 630302