Total 8 Acres

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OPENING 1st October 2008
Currently CLOSED until preparation work completed

Situated in Great Oakey village Nr Harwich.

The Specimen Carp Lake    

Specimen Carp Lake

Approximately 2 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.

Carp Roach Click on me

Fish Gallery

The Coarse Match lake    

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.

Bream Carp Crucian Carp
Roach Rudd Tench Click on me

Fish Gallery

The Bagging Lake    

Top (Bagging) Lake

Approximately 3 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.

Bream Carp Roach
Rudd Rainbow Trout Click on me

Fish Gallery

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 .

Click HERE for Google Map for Details & Directions

An overhead view of the lakes

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