Blasford Hill Fishery


Little Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 3PF, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

The Blasford Hill Fishery consists of a beautiful 4-acre lake that is completely surrounded by nature. It features reedy bays, a couple of islands here and there, and has its 3 coasts lined with trees.

This fishery is ideal for anglers interested in Match and Carp/Specimen fishing. When it comes to species, the most common ones of this lake are Carp, Bream, and Tench. Any of these can be caught in the 22 pegs that are available all around the lake. If you’re curious about the most stocked species here, it’s probably Carp with specimens of up to 20lbs.

Entry and fishing within this fishery are based on a £10 daily ticket that gives one angler access to a single swim. The same ticket allows them to bring a maximum of two rods.

Last but not least, it is worth mentioning that this fishery has access to roughly 600 yards of the Chelmer river. In this strip, anglers can catch Roach, Chub, Pike, and Perch.

What size do the fish go to?

Carp weighs as much as 30lbs.

Tench around 7.5lbs.

Pike up to 26lbs.

Crucians of average size.

Roach, Eels, and Rudd of average size as well.

What tactics work well?

For Carp fishing, bread, corn, and boilies work best.

Baits with natural oils are recommended for Pike – usually dead baits such as smelt, whitefish, chubs.

Smaller fish such as Roach and the likes are keen on insects, snails, bloodworms, and even aquatic vegetation.

What facilities are on site?

No reported facilities on site.

Is parking available?

One small parking lot on one side of the lake.

Multiple opportunities for roadside parking, around the lake.

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