Carp Fishing Near London
Fishing in rural areas with scenic lakes, surrounded by fields, can be idyllic
London is filled with waterways and canals that can make for a
Here I would like to write up on carp venues near London, some of these are venues I've fished myself and will provide my own personal opinion on the location.
If carp fishing near London
Also known as street fishing, carp fishing close to London can often see you dropping down
Consider some stretches of the Grand Union Canal which
Also worth considering the Thames River (Middlesex) The stretches that can produce are the fill tidal around Richmond and Kew, through to the no tidal as far as Staines. The good area here is the
Farlows Lake, Iver West London
When considering venues near London, the 'do not miss' venue has to be Farlows. One that I have fished many times myself and can not speak highly enough about the venue.
It also has a smaller
The stock of fish in Farlows are truly stunning with some old warriors and lots of very well know carp ie The Pretty one
The lake has lovely bay areas where the fish like to hold up, some very weedy areas that when you find the right spots can produce great results and gravel bars which the fish like to feed on. There are now more 30's per acre than any other day ticket lake.
Tactics at Farlows include Zigs which can produce results, there are a lot of bream in the lake so stay away from
The Stow is a great venue when looking for carp venues near London, again it has a lot of history. It used to be daylight fishing only but now you can fish every other
With the lake record being over
Weir West Drayton
Thorney Weir/ The
It has small and large islands, sunken features, gravel bars and plateaus so lots of features to fish on or around. It has some lovely bays for some stalking in the summer months.
Fish have been banked at over 40lbs with around 25 thirties, with some lovely scaly fish, so a lot of amazing fish to go for, this includes a known
Milton Pools fishery, Great Milton
Milton pools fishery Is a venue that has 6 lakes the main two lakes are the house lake and the specimen lake this is a good venue and it's easily
The specimen lake has some decent size
The house lake is a good lake if you are just doing a day session, I've had some good session of low 20's and they do like to be caught up to the margin on the opposite side, that you can't fish from.
Royal Berkshire Fishery Windsor
This venue has three tree-lined lakes with them all having islands to fish up to.You always get some good action normally towards the end of the day, I have fond memories of fishing here, from the last-minute take as you pack up. it's a great relaxed venue with a great
Claverhambury Carp Lakes, Waltham Abbey
Clacerhambury is another venue, it consists of two lakes on farmland, it has a match lake and a carp lake the carp go up to 20lb so a perfect venue for a bend in the rod at a very scenic surroundings.
I hope the piece on carp fishing near London has helped find some great venues in and around