Marks Hall Fishery


Southend Road, Rochford, SS4 1, Essex, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Formerly known as Rochford Reservoir, the Mark Hall Fishery is about five acres in size. The new name of the site provides new opportunities for anglers, as the locale is open to those with day tickets or full memberships. Find tickets and memberships at the Horse and Groom Public House on Bradley Way in Rochford or at Pete’s Tackle on Rochford Road. Purchase tickets from the onsite bailiff, too.

Marks Hall Fishery is noted for a considerable stock of common and mirror carp, plus roach and perch. Eels have been noted to wander in from the river. Tench and ornamental carp are all part of the offerings, too, so there’s a lot of variety at this exciting and well-maintained fishing spot.

What size do the fish go to?

Common and Mirror carp at Marks Hall Fishery range up to the mid-20 pound range, plus perch and roach are found at good sizes. There are reports of a variety of other thrilling catches, like one fortunate angler who snagged a 28.5 pound catch after a 45 minute duel.

What tactics work well?

Tactics to snagging fish at Marks Hall Fishery will vary, but typical carp approaches always work wonders. The good-sized fish in this pond come from a well-stocked base, so there are lots of fresh opportunities.

Find rules and regulations for Marks Hall Fishery on the official website.

Is parking available?

Parking is reportedly a challenge at Marks Hall Fishery. Some have advised finding a spot at the back lane car park, while gear can be unloaded by the front gate. Parking at the nearby pub isn’t the best of ideas.

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