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Opening Times

Mon-Sat 7.00-5.30pm
Sunday 7.00-4.00pm April-October
Sunday Winter Opening Times October-March 7.30-12am

Please note all day tickets anglers and visitors must report to the tackle shop


Tackle & Bates offers friendly advice on all aspects of fishing, From beginners up to experienced match anglers.

We Pride ourselves on having the freshest top quality Live baits in the area,we are competitive on price too and will Price match if we can.

Our staff are vastly experienced anglers and can advise not just about the fishing at Rookery waters but also local natural or commercial venues.

Don’t forget to order your bait if you are staying at Rookery waters.

All Major and unique brands stocked Drennan, Guru, Preston Innovations, Maver, Daiwa, Frenzee, Garbolino, Rive, Matrix, Middy, MAP ,Hydra, Browning, Sensas, Sonu Bait, E-S-P, Van den Eynde, Dynamite Baits, Adavantage Baits, Spotted Fin, Boland, Ringers, Mainline Match,Korda and many more ….

We host “Tales from the Tackle shop Podcast”which is available via Ipod app or Pod bean app or our YouTube channel Fenland fishing TV

For any information or general enquiries contact us via or telephone 07824878492

  • Fishing lessons for individuals and groups are available, as well as offering advice on how and where to fish our lakes.
  • Gift vouchers are available in multiples of £5 which we can send them to your chosen Address.
  • we offer a professional mail order service with fast delivery and dispatch times.
  • we accept all major credit and Debit cards
  • We offer a professional, in house pole repair service
  • mail orders welcome 07824878492
  • To enquire about purchasing fishing tackle or to book a lesson please contact Alex Bates on 07824 878492 or email

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