Sherwood Forest Fishery


Lamb Pens Farm, Edwinstowem, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG21 9HL, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Sherwood Forest Fishery,  located just a few miles to the north of Mansfield, offers anglers the opportunity to fish in one of five distinct lakes and choose from among 185 available pegs. The fish stocked is carp, chub, barbel, tench, crucians, bream, ide, roach and perch

Cavendish Lake is an elongated body of water with pegs  in one location.

Maunside is a more smaller lake that runs straight and has twenty pegs. This spot, which has depths of up to five feet, is ideal for pole fishing throughout the year.

Sherwood Lake is a vast lake in the shape of a “S,” and it has multiple pegs in addition to a great deal of appealing spots and attractions to fish.

The Langdale Channel is a modest lake that takes the form of an oval and is just the ideal spot for novices or those looking for a relaxing and enjoyable pastime.

Because of its peculiar outline, Holmedale Lake is likely the most intriguing of all the lakes in the area. The lake has a strong population of carp and a sizeable school of silver fish, and it is the site of the current match record for the venue, which is 232 pounds. It shallow with lo of silt.

Sherwood Forest Fishery,  hosts regular matches frequently, hence, if you want to fish in a particular lake, you should probably call ahead to see if the lake will be open.

What size do the fish go to?

Carp to 20lb

What tactics work well?

Pole fishing, waggler, and feeder tactics

What facilities are on site?

Disabled access


Is parking available?

There are six spacious parking lots that provide convenient access to the majority of pegs.

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