Fisheries - Carlton Rd, Felmersham

Situated just north of Felmersham village, this attractive stretch of river provides around 20 pegs and will no doubt prove popular both with our competitions section as well as the pleasure angler.

Around 1,000 yards in length, the fishery is on a long sweeping bend of the river, lined with plantation willows with a mature tree-lined bank opposite and is only 100 yards from the car park.

There are slow, wider lengths as well as faster runs and a good opportunity to fish under the overhanging trees and bushes on the far bank.

The car park is opposite the entrance and with careful parking, you could get several vehicles in with more on match days when all depart at the same time.

Entry is by a public footpath sign, following alongside this path down to the river.

Good roach are evident along with perch over 3lb, tench over 6lb plus numerous pike. It screams CHUB in places and the pegs have form for barbel. Double figure fish have been reported here in the past.

The banks are quite high in nettles during the summer and autumn so it is suggested that members take something to clear themselves a swim.

Those appreciating the wildlife whilst fishing will no doubt be rewarded with kingfishers as we were on a recent visit and with otters noted upstream of the Church section you’re in with a chance of these enigmatic mammals, especially if you’re on the water late or on a night fishing session.

Let us know how you get on.


October 2007


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