Alvaston Park BMX Track, Alvaston, Derby DE24 8FE, United Kingdom
Alvaston Park Lake is a beautiful 7.5-acre mixed fishery, nestled within the award-winning Alvaston Park. The fishery boasts Specimen Carp and Tench and is continuously being improved through collaboration with Derby City Council. Anglers can expect a serene and enjoyable fishing experience, thanks to ongoing habitat enhancements and the implementation of a fishery management programme.
What size do the fish go to?
Anglers can expect to catch Specimen Carp and Tench in Alvaston Park Lake. The Carp can reach impressive sizes, while the Tench offer an exciting challenge for anglers seeking a varied fishing experience.
What tactics work well?
For Carp fishing, bottom bait tactics, such as boilies or particles, are effective when combined with a well-positioned rig. Surface fishing with floating baits can also provide excellent results during warmer months. For Tench, consider using a feeder rig with maggots, worms, or sweetcorn as bait. Float fishing with similar baits can also be productive, especially in the early morning or late afternoon.
What facilities are on site?
Alvaston Park offers a range of facilities to cater to the needs of anglers and visitors alike. The park features well-maintained green spaces, walking trails, and picnic areas. Additionally, there are restroom facilities and a nearby café providing refreshments.
Is parking available?
Yes, parking is available at Alvaston Park Lake. Drive down Meadow Lane off the main A6 London Road to arrive at the main car park (free) – DE24 8QQ. The car park is conveniently located, providing easy access to the lake and the park’s facilities.