Pike fishing near me is one of the most frequently asked question that gets sent into our office so we decided to put this handy little list of some of the best pike lakes and waters in the country for you to fish.
Beaver Fishery, Lingfield, Surrey
Majors Lake is a great venue for pike takes with plenty of fish in the low double-figure category.
07710 656041, Sat Nav: RH7 6HL Web: http://www.beaverfarmfishery.co.uk/the-majors-lake
Bishops Bowl Fishery, Leamington Spa, Warks
On the Mitre Pool, Pike in excess of 20lbs can be targeted between October and February. It is a productive pike lake with lots of mid doubles from the margins on dead or live baits.
01926 612379, Postcode: CV47 2QB Web: https://bishopsbowlfishery.co.uk/lakes/
Broadlands Lakes, Southampton, Hants
Cast tight to the islands on into the margins with a mackerel deadbait for pike to over 20lb. Puncturing your baits with a knife or scissors may give you an edge.
02380 869881, Postcode: SO40 2RX web: http://broadlands-lake.co.uk/
Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs
In Tara Pool, pike to 20lb can be taken on bright lures as the fishery allows drop-shotting during the winter months.
01782 680919, Postcode: ST5 5HW Web: http://cudmorefisheries.co.uk/lakes/
Esthwaite Water, Hawkshead, Cumbria
The Lake District venue is one of the best pike waters in the country with fish to 40lb lurking in its depths. There are plenty of smaller doubles to provide plenty of action though with boat fishing and guiding an option too.
015394 36541, Postcode: LA22 0QF Web: http://www.hawksheadtrout.com/
Finch Farm Fishery, Maidenhead, Berks
Famed for its catfish the lakes also contain plenty of pike too with float-fished deadbaits at long range have been accounting for fish to 25lb in recent weeks.
07790 525642, Postcode: SL6 3ST Web: https://finchfarmfishery.com/
Patshull Park Fishery, Pattingham, Shrops
For just £7.50 a day, anglers can target fish to 32lb. Anglers can also boat fish but deadbaits must be of sea origin and livebaits must be brought from the on-site shop.
01902 700774. Postcode: WV6 7HR Web: https://patshull-park.co.uk/fishing/
Pickering Park Lake, Hull, East Yorks
This water really comes into its own during the colder months when the chance of catching a specimen pike is the target. Only deadbaiting allowed.
01482 300300, Sat Nav: HU4 7AB
Selby 3 Lakes, Selby, North Yorks
Pike to 22lb have been caught already this winter on the day-ticket lake. Depth’s vary between 3 to 18ft on this pool which also has plenty of fish holding features such as submerged reed beds.
07818 092420, Postcode: YO8 8NB Web: http://www.selby3lakescomplex.com/
St Ives Lakes, St Ives, Cambs
The 5-acre Ivo is under-fished but contains some huge pike. The lake contains loads of interesting features, gravel bars, deep margins with loads of cover.
07803 065993, Postcode: PE27 4YQ Web: https://www.stiveslakesfishery.co.uk/
The Warren Fishery, Stanford Le Hope, Essex
The Main Lake is known for its Pike. Many people have visited on their first trip and had a Personal best here. Sizes range from the usual Jacks to upper 20’s with at least two thirties present in the lake.
01375 672083, Postcode: SS17 0EG Web: http://www.thewarrenfishery.co.uk/index.php
Watermark Fisheries, South Cerney, Gloucs
Both the day-ticket Bradley’s and Lake 6 contain the species. Lake 6 in particular screams Pike with all the features a pike angler likes to see including rush beds and sunken trees. Fish over 20lb are regularly caught.
01285 862680, Postcode: GL7 5UZ
Woodland Waters, Ancaster, Lincs
The Specimen Lake fishes well for pike in the colder weather. Fish to 28lbs have been caught on roach deadbaits cast at around 30 yards recently.
01400 230888, Postcode: NG32 3RT Web: http://woodlandwaters.co.uk/