Roding Valley Lake


121 Greensted Rd, Loughton, Essex IG10 3DL, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Roding Valley Lake is a popular stillwater fishery in the town of Essex. The lake boasts a healthy carp population, ranging in size from 10lb to 30lb.

Pike, Mirror Carp, and Common Carp are among the species available at the site. The lake is best known for its Carp/Specimen and Pike/Predator fishing, but  it gets extremely crowded in the summer, making fishing difficult.

It is preferable to fish it in the autumn and winter when it is less crowded. The property’s owners have taken steps to make it more accessible to people with disabilities. Night fishing is also permitted at this location.

What size do the fish go to?

Up to 30lb

What tactics work well?

Fishing line/rod


Other carp fishing gear

What facilities are on site?

Toilet facilities

Is parking available?

Yes parking is available

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