Wyre Forest, Nr Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY14 8NR, United Kingdom
Furnace Mill Fishery is located 15 minutes from Kidderminster and just under an hour away from Birmingham, nestled just in the western part of the Wyre Forest.
Comprised of four lakes stocked with top-tier coarse fish, this spot sells day tickets and is available for club bookings and corporate days.
Mucky Meadow Pool is an average of six feet deep, with a size of one and a quarter acres. There are two dozen pegs on this pool. Mucky Meadow can be hired out for contests for five hours.
Furnace Pool has 30 pegs and is one and a half acres in size.
Willow Pool features 20 pegs and is an acre in size, with depths of seven feet on average.
Mill Pool likewise has 20 pegs and is one acre in size, with depths of five and a half feet.
What size do the fish go to?
Roach in Mucky Meadow weigh up to three pounds. The same goes for the tench, crucians, bream and carp. Common and mirror carp can range up to six pounds, while some big bream can get up to a dozen pounds.
Chub in Furnace Pool rank up from one to four pounds.
Willow Pool contains a nice range of carp, with some charting all the way up to 25 pounds.
Mill Pool packs some ghost carp up to 15 pounds.
What tactics work well?
Furnace Feed pellets are great for fishing in Mucky Meadow Pool. Pole and waggler are the most effective tactics.
Pole or rod-fished waggler do the deed in Furnace Pool, with maggots, pellets, corn, and worm turning up good hauls in the winter months.
In Willow Pool, the margins are where the action is. Try hookers or paste for a thrill.
Fishing in Mill Pool is best done on a pole or waggler, with Furnace Feed pellets or maggot or bread the ideal baits.
What facilities are on site?
There are flushing toilets at Furnace Mill Fishery, along with a café and a retail shop that sells some equipment.
Is parking available?
There is ample free parking.