OPENING 1st October 2008
Currently CLOSED until preparation work completed
Situated in Great Oakey village Nr Harwich.
Specimen Carp Lake
Approximately 2 ½ acres 20 swims,
This lake was dug in 1975 to provide winter storage capacity for irrigation. Some roach were introduced to the lake the following year along with the carp.
This lake is predominately a carp specimen water with fish of 20lbs plus.
The lake has sloping sides to a maximum of 15 feet depth.
Coarse Match Lake
Approximately 2 acres with 30 swims
This lake contains mostly silver fish roach, rudd and bream up to 7 & 8lbs, tench to 6lbs and carp to 6lbs. There are also crucian carp to 3lbs.
The lake has shelves at the far end and sloping sides to a maximum of 15 feet depth.
Top (Bagging) Lake
Approximately 3 ½ acres 12 swims - Runs Water
This lake contains roach, rudd, skimmer bream and small carp to 3 and 4lbs.
There may also be some trout as this used to be a trout lake.
This lake is ideal for the younger and novice fisherman.
The lake sloping sides to a maximum of 24 feet depth.
From Colchester take A120 towards Harwich,
After about 10 miles you should reach Wix
Turn right at Harwich Rd (0.3 mi)
Turn left at Oakley Rd (1.4 mi)
Continue on Wix Rd (0.2 mi)
Turn left to stay on Wix Rd (82 ft)
Slight left at B1414/School Rd, Continue to follow B1414 (0.4 mi)
Turn left (0.5 mi)
Great Oakley Fishery, Harwich Rd,Great Oakley, Harwich, Essex, CO12 5AE, United Kingdom
An Aerial view of the Fishery.