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Essex Fishing Venues

Lake John Fishery

Contact For bookings contact Karen on 07958 938152, for enquiries contact Colin on 07958 938153
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Day Ticket Prices Full day ticket:
Two Rods all day £20 One Rod all day £10

All day One Rod or Two rods £10

Day tickets are sold on the bank. Cash only please.
Species Present Carp, Roach, Rudd, Bream. Perch, Tench
Venue Facilities 5 disabled swims, toilets, car parking and a cafe which is open Tuesday to Sunday 9am to 3pm during the summer months, and limited times during the winter. Limited bait and tackle available.
Best Baits Chopped worm and caster, pellet on the pole, maggot on the feeder, pellet on the waggler, sweetcorn.
Getting There / Directions From M25 Junction 26 take Honey Lane towards Waltham abbey, turn right at roundabout by Green Man pub, to the end by paternoster sports center turn left at T junction then Turn left again then take first right into Galley Hill after 1 mile Lake John is sign posted on the left.


Lake John Fishery offers carp and coarse fishig on two well stocked fishing lakes in Waltham Abbey, Essex.

Lake John Fishery is one the most reputable fisheries in Essex, and has been quoted by the Angling Times as the premier silver fish venue in the south of England established in 1992 Lake John comprises of two lakes both mixed fishery’s.

Top Lake
Two and a half acres of water and has a varied fish stocks with a good stock of carp, the biggest carp topping the scales at 46lb 4oz’s with plenty of bream and tench to keep the roach and the rudd company and even perch have topped the scales at over 4lb.

Bottom Lake
Smaller more secluded lake only 14m wide and set up more of a match style water but again a mixed fishery with plenty of good sport to be had.


Galley Hill, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, EN9 2BL

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