Fishing near me: best venues for margin fishing


by Tony Grigorjevs |
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Summer is all about catching fish in the margins. If that is a style of angling you enjoy, then it is well worth checking out some of these fantastic venues for some prolific margin fishing.

GET YOURSELF ONE OF THE BEST MARGIN FISHING POLES FOR SOME SERIOUS SUMMER BAGGING.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N.Yorks

Alders Lake is a great bet for a mixed net. The margins are of a decent depth, and you’ll catch ide, barbel, skimmers and carp.

Contact: 01845 501321 or www.theoakslakes.co.uk

Hampton Springs Fishery, Malpas, Cheshire

You’ve no shortage of lakes to choose from here, but the small Poplars Lake is well worth a go. Soft pellets in the edge will find crucians, plus other species.

Contact: 01948 838650 or www.hamptonsprings.co.uk

Lindholme Lakes, Epworth, N.Lincs

Get yourself a few pints of maggots and target the margins on Bonsai, feeding regularly, where you’ll catch tench, barbel, ide, F1s and carp.
Contact: 01427 875555 or www.lindholmelakes.co.uk

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Lindholme is a great venue to guarantee some margin action.
Lindholme is a great venue to guarantee some margin action.

Janson Fishery, Elton, Notts

Aubrey’s Lake is packed with fish, and you’ll have no shortage of bites. Feed regularly to keep fish active in the swim.
Contact: 07555 892127 or www.jansonfishery.co.uk

Larford Lakes, Stourport, Worcs

Head to the Burr Bank on the Speci Lake and catch a host of species on natural baits, including the odd big chub!

Contact: 01299 829373 or www.larfordlakes.co.uk

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shropshire

Weir and Stretton are great margin waters, where you’ll catch barbel, tench and ide, along with some quality carp and F1s.

Contact: 01691 671812 or www.westonpoolsvillage.co.uk

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Weston Pools has loads of lakes and species to go at!
Weston Pools has loads of lakes and species to go at!

Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire

Mickey Mouse is well-known for its diverse head of fish. Feed casters, fishing the same on the hook, or try a piece of worm.

Contact: 01568 760544 or www.docklowpools.com

Gold Valley Lakes, Aldershot, Hants

You’ll be spoilt for choice at Gold Valley. The small Bat Lake is well worth a go, being home to a range of species. Soft pellets will catch you a mixed bag.

Contact: 07786 827333 or www.goldvalleylakes.com

Newdigate Farms, Newdigate, Surrey

The Snake Lake is a scenic water, filled with a mixture of carp, tench, and lots of smaller silverfish. Rotate a range of baits throughout the session.

Contact: 01306 631573 or www.newdigate-estates.co.uk

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset

Cary Lake is known for its large carp, but there are quality roach, skimmers, tench and perch to be caught as well. Chopped worm and caster can be a winning combination.

Contact: 01458 274022 or www.viaductfishery.com

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There are always fish to be caught at the stunning Viaduct Fishery!
There are always fish to be caught at the stunning Viaduct Fishery!
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