Whetstone Gorse Fishery


Whetstone Farm, Whetstone Gorse Ln, Whetstone, Leicester LE8 6LX, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Situated just out of Countesthorpe on Willoughby Road, Leicestershire, Gorse Fishery is a tranquil venue that offers an excellent day’s sport to both beginners and the more seasoned angler. The site comprises of 2 lakes, both of which possess a variety of fishing features.

Lake 1 is a mixed lake and is open for both leisure fishing and matches. Furthermore, there are a number of spacious pegs, many of which are accessible to the disabled and elderly anglers. The waters are home to a healthy stock of Rudd, Roach, Tench, Bream, Carp and Barbel.

The second lake is a Carp Lake. Again, there are numerous spacious pegs as well as a variety of fishing features, such as reeds and mature trees.

Day tickets for adults start at £10.00, with discounts being offered to the elderly and disabled.

Contact Paul on 07802 233355

What size do the fish go to?

Tench, Bream, Roach and Rudd tend to weigh between 2-7lbs. Barbel generally average between 10-12lbs and the largest Carp frequently exceed 20lbs.

What tactics work well?

Standard still water tactics are generally effective. Furthermore, using a feeder with worms or sweetcorn helps to attract the larger Carp. Utilising pellets is recommended during the warmer summer months.

What facilities are on site?

Clean and accessible toilet facilities are open to visitors.

Is parking available?

Safe and secure parking is available on site.

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  1. Under new management we welcome all anglers whether they be regulars or newcomers alike.
    For further details please call Paul on 07802 233355


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