Rawcliffe Lake


Oakdale Road, Clifton, YO30 4, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Controlled by the York & District Amalgamation of Anglers, Rawcliffe Lake is a shallow water located in the centre of a large residential area. There are several access points around the estates and parking is limited. Visitors must take great care when parking in order to not cause inconvenience to the local residents.

Ground baits, match fishing, night fishing and fishing on the Nature Reserve areas are prohibited. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.

This attractive lake is home to roach, bream, tench, brown goldfish and chub.

To get there, follow these directions. Travelling from the A1237 York outer ring road, turn off at the TESCO roundabout. Go straight on at the first roundabout then take the second turning on the right. This takes you to the various residential roads, which go around the fishery. Access points are adjacent to these roads. Please park with consideration for the residents.

What size do the fish go to?

We couldn’t find any information about the size of fish present in this fishery.

What tactics work well?

Maggots under a waggler or simple feeder tactics work well for catching the majority of species present in the water. Since the banks are stony, a free-standing, tripod-style rod rest or chair/box attachments are required to support rods.

What facilities are on site?

Parking facilities are available on site.

Is parking available?

Parking is available, but extremely limited.

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