Fishing In Suffolk
If you go fishing in Suffolk, you'll find literally dozens of angling clubs and societies a very good sign that there are plenty of excellent waters in the county just waiting to be explored by visitors.
Suffolk draws droves of angling enthusiasts all the year round; taking a short fishing break at the lovely Stoke by Nayland Hotel can make an especially leisurely start.
Sitting serenely in an undulating rural landscape on the Suffolk/Essex border, the Hotel boasts some superb fishing lakes in its grounds. The great thing is that those members of your family who failed to inherit the angling gene can entertain themselves with an array of other facilities at the hotel like the Spa, the fully equipped gym and the golf course ? whilst you chill with your rod and line, blissfully undisturbed, at the lakeside.
Fishing in Suffolk could also introduce you to a beautiful three acre lake set in sumptuous rural scenery in the heart of the Suffolk countryside.
Weybread Fishery offers fishing in Suffolk at its best, with waters bursting with monster (30 lb plus) carp, tench tipping the scales at 8lbs and plenty of specimen perch and roach. The lake has 30 pegs, runs to a depth of 14 feet and sports a large island accessible by bridge. You'll need to book your day ticket in advance though the fishery is very popular and limited to 20 anglers per day.
A trip to Stowmarket will bring you to a very special puddle Bakers Puddle, to be precise. This is a private, family owned fresh water fishing lake which can cater for the adrenaline-charged sports angler as well as the laid-back pleasure fisher.
Whether you're a day visitor or a season ticket holder, you'll find that it's open all year round. Fishing is with barbless hooks, but you'll find an array of fresh water fish here worthy of bagging by any standards, including common, mirror and crucian carp to 35 lbs, bream and tench to 4 lbs along with plenty or rudd, perch and chub.
Barham Pits also showcases the sheer variety of venues on offer when you try fishing in Suffolk. The largest water controlled by the Gipping Angling Preservation Society, it hosts a dazzling variety of species but the main catches are carp, bream, pike and tench.
An excellent all-year-round fishery, you'll need to visit regularly to build up a good knowledge of the waters here, because they vary considerably in depth. But with such a tranquil and bucolic setting and excellent fish stocks, you won't need much persuading.
There are too many venues on offer in Suffolk to mention them all individually. But you can be sure that, whether you're making a day trip or taking out membership of a club, you're going to have some memorable angling experiences whilst fishing in Suffolk.