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Magpie Lake

Magpie Lake

Match & Pleasure lake, 36 pegs 

The most picturesque lake with all 36 pegs full of features.


The perfect pleasure and Match lake that offers shelter in the harshest conditions.

This lake is heavily stocked with carp from 1-10lb and F1’s 1-2lb with the current match record standing at 518lb recorded in August 2019.


Parking at two access points with maxim distance of 10 pegs to walk. 

Methods and tactics 

Standard commercial tactics work well with shallow attack with casters or pellets during the summer months.
Dobbing bread and maggots during the winter Jay lake


Match & Pleasure lake, 47 pegs 


The original canal lake dug in 2007 with average widths of 13-14.5m shallow margins and 4/5ft deep in the central channel.

All pegs offer parking directly behind each swim.

The perfect lake for larger clubs or two smaller clubs.


Current match record stands at 422lb recorded in August 2022

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Recommended Baits:

Spring/Summer – Meat, Corn, Paste, Maggots, Worms, Casters, Bandums and Pellets 

Autumn/Winter – Maggots, Pellets, Corn, Hi Viz pop ups and Bread 

Best Methods:

Spring/Summer – Pole in the margins and pellet waggler. pellet shallow, meat or paste short at 5m, feeder to the far bank can also produce whilst your near margin is fishing slow.

Autumn/Winter – lightly feed pellets with 4/6mm soft expander pellet fished tight to the features. Corn and maggots work in the edges. Dobbing bread to features when the weather is extremely cold can produce excellent results.


Record Match Weight:

Steve Dorks – Peg 28 – 518lbs

Caught on Sunday the 12th of August 2018, his tactics were to fish caster shallow at 6m for the full 6 hours of the match

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