Rayne Lodge Fishery


Rayne Rd, Braintree, CM77 6GD, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Comprised of three lakes, the lovely Rayne Lodge Fishery is nestled in a bank of mature trees and shrubs. This provides plenty of cover from wind and ensures a solid base for each swim.

The top lake at Rayne Lodge Fishery is two acres and dotted with three islands. Depth varies from two to six feet. There are 22 permanent pegs available for use. It is well-stocked with carp, bream, tench, roach, and crucians.

The middle lake is one acre and features a central island. It has 15 permanent pegs and its depth ranges from two six feet. The water is stocked with carp, bream, tench, crucians, and roach.

Finally, the bottom lake is about two acres in size and features a string of islands down the middle. It has 28 permanent pegs and depth ranges from two to five feet. The bottom lake is filled with carp, tench, bream, roach, and crucians.

Those seeking club matches or corporate events can apply for private bookings.

What size do the fish go to?

Fish in the top lake at Rayne Lodge Fishery have come in at impressive sizes, with match-winning carp hitting 20 pounds. Tench up to eight pounds can be snagged, as well as five-pound bream and two and a half pound crucian carp.

The middle lake has turned up 18-pound carp as competition winners, plus five-pound tench have been fished out of the water. Crucian carp up to two pounds can be angled.

The bottom lake has revealed carp up to 28 pounds and bream up to five pounds.

What tactics work well?

Everyone has their own point of view about what works, but Rayne Lodge Fishery has regulations that anglers are expected to follow.

Keepnets are permitted only in organized matches and must be a minimum of 10 feet. Barbless hooks aren’t allowed and fish must not be retained for longer than six hours. A maximum of one kilogram of ground weight is permitted per person.

Do not remove fish from the property.

Fish closer to the islands for better results. Some have turned up good catches in the open waters, however, so experiment with location throughout your day.

What facilities are on site?

There are full brick-built toilets on location.

Is parking available?

Parking is available at Rayne Lodge Fishery.

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