Barrow Lake


Barrow, Bury Saint Edmunds, UK

Fishery Information

This fishery is run by Bury St Edmunds Angling Association.

Barrow Lake is located off the Bury to Barrow road. Take the first turning right (Sharpes Hill) as the village is approached, and continue on that road until reaching a T-junction. Turn left down the hill towards Barrow church. At the bottom of the hill on the right, there is a combination locked gate leading to the fishery. Please ensure the gate is locked after both entering and leaving the premises. Parking on the grass is prohibited.

What size do the fish go to?

The lake holds a variety of fish species, including Bream, Tench, Roach, Rudd, and Crucian Carp. Specific size information is not provided, but the lake can offer good catches of these fish.

What tactics work well?

Specific fishing tactics are not mentioned in the provided information. However, common tactics for catching Bream, Tench, Roach, Rudd, and Crucian Carp include using appropriate baits such as maggots, pellets, and groundbait, depending on the species targeted.

What facilities are on site?

The lake and its surrounds are plastic lined. There are platform numbered swims for angling, and Pegs 1 and 3 are reserved for disabled anglers. An adult can accompany a child under 12 years or a spouse in one peg. There are also toilet and kitchen facilities available, which must be used with respect and left clean. The combination lock, operated with the club’s combination, provides access to the facilities except during winter when the lock may be changed during plumbing maintenance.

Is parking available?

Yes, there is parking available at the fishery. However, anglers are reminded not to park on the grass and to ensure the combination locked gate is secured when entering and leaving the premises.

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