Canal St, Thurmaston, Leicester LE4 8AA, United Kingdom
Situated in Thurmaston, Leicester, Murphy’s Lake is a serene location that offers excellent sport to the dedicated Carp angler. The water boasts numerous features such as reeds and mature trees, which provide shelter from the elements.
Furthermore, there are numerous spacious pegs, several of which are fully accessible to the elderly and disabled angler. The waters are home to a healthy number of large fish, including Pike and Carp, as well as a selection of Bream and Tench.
Bait boats are permitted, as long as they do not interfere with the local water ski routes. Night fishing is permitted and annual membership costs £255.
What size do the fish go to?
Bream and Tench tend to weigh between 4-8lbs. Also, there a many Carp and pike that go well into double figures, with the course record currently exceeding 30lbs.
What tactics work well?
Standard still water tactics usually work well. Moreover, using a feeder with maggots, worms or sweetcorn is extremely effective in enticing the larger Carp. During the summer, anglers ought to utilise pellets and boilies.
What facilities are on site?
Clean and accessible toilet facilities are available to visitors.
Is parking available?
Safe and secure parking is available on site.