A12 Cuton Lakes Entrance adjacent to Sandford Mill Lock Bridge Brook End Road South Chelmer Village Chelmsford Essex CM2 6NX
All Anglers and Visitors must report to the Cabin upon arrival, gates are locked promptly 15 minutes before closing - 7 days a week, please ensure you have vacated the site by this time or an exit fee will apply.
This well established tree and reed lined Lake is 6.5 acres in size with depths of up to 10 feet. There are 23 swims on the Lake comprising of single and double swims.
Fishing is from two banks only, West (Roadside) and East (Riverside)
A whole host of ‘Carpy’ features can be found in and around the swims including overhanging trees, reed beds and bays, the weed free bottom consists of gravel patches, clay and bloodworm rich silt patches.
A recent development has been the construction of a reed lining spit which protrudes approximately 20 meters from the north bank, this has given the angler another feature to fish to.
The Lake holds a large head of stunning hard fighting Carp, of which approximately half are Mirrors, the rest are a mix of Commons and a few Ghost Carp.
These Carp range 15 to 30lb, with several 30lb plus fish, the lake record is 40lb 4oz.
In 2011 an additional 160 fast growing Carp between 8 and 16lb were stocked into the lake to improve year round catch rates and to back up existing stocks for the future, these are predicted ti grow 3 to 4lbs a year.
The additional stocking has had the desired effect with anglers now rarely failing to catch yet still having the chance of a proper ‘lump’
Winter fishing is also popular on this Lake with some spectacular results
To keep the fish in tip top condition a top quality food boilie has been developed especially for the venue. This is regularly fed into the Lakes and is a favourite with many regulars. A lower protein version is used in the winter. Both baits are available from the cabin when required.
A Membership scheme is run on Specimen 1 Lake which ensures all anglers fishing the Lake have met the correct equipment and standards to catch and care for the fish suitably (See below)
Don’t forget for all your Bait and Tackle needs visit the Cabin.
All Day, Night and Memberships are available from the Cabin upon arrival.