Crockerton Lake


Warminster, BA12 8AP, Wilts, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

One of the 9 waters controlled by the Warminster & District Angling Club, Crockerton Lake is situated on the A350 at the Southleigh Trading Estate south of Warminster. This beautiful lake boasts 20 swims and allows anglers to fish from dawn until dusk.

This water is an old brickyard with varying depths from 2 feet to over 15 feet. Pegs 14 to 20 are among the deepest spots on site.

Crockerton Lake is home to stunning bream, mirror carp to 24 lbs 2 oz., common carp to 23 lbs 4 oz, ghost carp to 18 lbs, eel to 5 lbs 4 oz, perch to 3 oz, roach to 1 lb 7 oz, rudd and tench to 4 lbs 6 oz.

Night fishing is allowed but prior arrangement by booking in advance through the club shop is required. Please note that fishing is only permitted in the left hand lake.

What size do the fish go to?

Mirror carp go to 24 lbs 2 oz, common carp to 23 lbs 4 oz, ghost carp to 18 lbs, eel to 5 lbs 4 oz, perch to 3 oz, roach to 1 lb 7 oz and tench to 4 lbs 6 oz.

What tactics work well?

Summer fishing provides plenty of silver fish. Popular tactics include loose feeding maggots using the waggler or pole. Large baits usually pick out better quality fish.

When catching carp, stay close to your rod as many have been lost due to the fish making powerful runs. Bream can be taken on the feeder with either a small cage or a method feeder. Good-sized tench can be caught close in on bread, corn or meat.

Best baits for fishing on site include maggots, worm and small pellets.

What facilities are on site?

On-site facilities include parking and toilets.

Is parking available?

Parking is available in the bottom left hand corner of the car park to the left of the garden centre. Please do not park inside the gate.

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