Coarse fishing in the Heart of England
Stafford, Gloucestershire and Leicestershire fishing
Fishing is a great sport for getting away from it all. Here's our guide to a few top fishing spots in Stafford, Gloucestershire and Leicestershire.
Baden Hall Fisheries, Eccleshall, Stafford
Baden Hall fisheries is one largest pleasure fisheries in the Midlands comprising of eight individual pools, holding more than 275 pegs. All the waters are stocked with coarse fish including carp, bream, roach, tench and barbell. Carp more than 30lb have been recorded with double-figure bream and tench also hooked. The complex also features a licensed bar with catering facilities.
Tel: 01785 851495
Lemington Lakes, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Set in the rolling Cotswold countryside are these five lakes, one a specimen carp lake, offering a variety of sport for most anglers. Each lake has been designed and stocked to suit different styles of fishing from the pleasure and match angler, to the pole angler and the dedicated carp fisherman. Fishing is from 7am to dusk.
Tel: 01608 650 872
Groby Fishing Lakes, Groby, Leicestershire
Consists of three fishing lakes within a ten-acre site. The management has recently been taken over by a non-profit making voluntary group whose aim is to encourage inner city and underprivileged children to take up angling. Groby Lakes offers a warm welcome to both experienced and inexperienced anglers with advice usually on hand from one of the volunteers on site. Carp and tench feaure heavily on this water. Fishing is from 7.00am to dusk.
Tel: 0116 232 1588