Fishing in Suffolk

Angling is a popular and patient pastime, and because there is a lot of water in Suffolk, anglers come in droves. Several fishing spots and angling societies are available in the county, where visitors can seek local advice and fishing tips. A good example of a fantastic Suffolk fishing spot is High Lodge in Saxmundham.

Fishing in Suffolk

A well-stocked lake containing a variety of coarse fish, including carp up to 20 pounds, tench up to 4 pounds, and roach and rudd up to 11 pounds, is available to individuals, families, and corporate groups for just £6.00! The lakes attract a wide variety of fascinating wildlife, with one being open to the public and the other available for overnight stays. Other amenities include free parking, refreshments, and restrooms. A maximum of 12 fishing rods can be utilised at High Lodge lakes for competitive fishing.

High Lodge is the perfect spot for fishing-related corporate team-building activities, thanks to its central location and simple access. Equipment rental is exclusively for corporate customers.

Sea Fishing in Suffolk

Fishing in Suffolk

Suffolk sea fishing is also popular. Orford and Lowestoft beaches offer a wonderful chance to combine beach fun with some serious fishing. Charts boats are available at quays and wharves to take you out to continue your angling.

If you don’t like the successful fishers’ proud catches, you can buy them straight from the beach harbours’ early-morning stalls or from Suffolk restaurants—shrimp, sole, cod, plaice, sprats, crab, and lobster, among others.

Marsh Farm Camping and Caravan Site

Fishing in Suffolk

There are six acres of water at Marsh Farm Camping and Caravan Site, where you can fish on five well-stocked fishing lakes. You don’t have to stay at Marsh Farm to fish—they sell day tickets—but after seeing the place, you will likely wish to stay the night.

Carlton Meres Country Park

Fishing in Suffolk

There are two lakes that are open to the public and equipped with everything you need for carp, tench, rudd, and bream fishing. The lakes offer a variety of swims to accommodate fishermen, providing peace and calm as well as spaciousness. Those of you who are big fish aficionados should try our lake, where carp weighing over 40 pounds are abundant. Carlton Meres also offers in-house fishing competitions for those who are interested.

Cookley Lake

Fishing in Suffolk

A family-owned, private, fresh-water fishing lake is located near Halesworth, Suffolk, and provides fishing for Carp, mirror, of as much as 30 pounds, crucian, common, Tench, and rudd. Cookley Lake has 20 fishing spots open all year. There is quiet wildlife around the lake. $6 for one rod or $10 for two rods. Barbless hooks are required, and fishing is allowed from dawn to dusk. Contact 07850 671422 to obtain your ticket in advance.

Stoke by Nayland

Fishing in Suffolk

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa offers customised Fishing Breaks on one of the hotel’s large lakes, set in 300 acres of Constable Country on the border of Suffolk and Essex. Family vacations are also wonderful with this hotel, as nonfishing people may enjoy a wide range of other activities, including golf, a spa, a pool and a fully equipped gym, leaving the fisherman free to focus on catching some high-quality fish.

Baker’s Puddle

Fishing in Suffolk

Anglers seeking an enjoyable, tranquil setting in which to fish should visit Bakers Puddle, a family-owned freshwater fishing pond located in Stowmarket, Suffolk. Any angler, whether day or season ticket holder, can fish here all year round. Bakers Puddle is well supplied with a variety of freshwater fish of the highest quality, worthy of being a good catch. Barbless hooks are required for fishing. Please mention what type of bait you desire. We have a large stock of Common Carp, Crucian Carp, Mirror Carp, Tench, Rudd, Bream, and Chubb up to 35 pounds, as well as Rudd and Chubb up to 2 pounds. Toilets are available on-site, as are mains water, electric hookups, and waste disposal for caravans. Car parking is right next to the lake, and there is plenty of it.

Barham Pits Claydon

Fishing in Suffolk

Barham can be reached through the Claydon village. Carp, pike, tench, and bream are all present in abundance. Barham is an excellent all-season fishing destination since it is open throughout the year. Fishing at Barham Pits requires a great deal of water knowledge, as depths vary greatly. Gipping Angling & Preservation Society offers day tickets.

Barton Mills Lake

Fishing in Suffolk

Local tackle shops can provide you with tickets for Rudd, Crucian Carp, and Tench fishing. Barton Mills provides fishing lessons and lovely refreshments. The lake is suitable for anglers with disabilities. Contact 01842 815421 for more information.

Blue Waters

Fishing in Suffolk

All kinds of fishing are available, including coarse fishing for bream, roach, carp, tench, and rudd. Disabled anglers are welcome. Hooks are barbless.

Bottom Lake

Fishing in Suffolk

This lake is private and may be hired by guests in the daytime. Contact 01787 278178 for more information.

Brandon Lake

Fishing in Suffolk

There are many features on this 3-acre lake beside the Little Ouse. Carp weighing up to 25 pounds, tench up to 7 pounds, bream up to 6 pounds, roach, perch, eels, and a couple of pikes are among the inhabitants. Corn, Trout Pellets, and Bread are the preferred tactical foods. Anglers can participate in night fishing, provided it is officially organised, and disabled anglers are welcome and catered to. Contact 01842 812 979 for more information and to purchase tickets.

Creeting Lakes

Fishing in Suffolk

This match or pleasure fishing venue is set in the Suffolk countryside and has two lakes. There are 44 pegs for anglers to fish. Toilet facilities are available. The common, ghost, and mirror carp are available to be caught, ranging up to 19 pounds. No keepnets are permitted except for tournament fishing. Only barbless hooks are allowed. The lake is open year-round and accessible to disabled anglers. Contact 01449 612364 for more information.

Goslings Farm Shop

Fishing in Suffolk

Lakes abundant in carp are open throughout the year. Contact 01394 273361 for more information.

Highbridge Fishery

Fishing in Suffolk

This private fishery is open all throughout the year. Contact 01359 252393 or visit their website: www.highbridgefisheries.co.uk

Rushbrook Farm Lake

Fishing in Suffolk


Purchase a day ticket at Haverhill or Sudbury Angling Centres for only £6. The lake is closed on bank holidays.

South Elmham Lakes Trout Fishery

Fishing in Suffolk

All year round, South Elmham Lakes provide peaceful, quiet fishing for quality brown or rainbow trout. £20 for three fish and three catches and releases. Abundant wildlife and life thrive on these Suffolk lakes. Reservations Contact: 07500703389.

Weybread Fishery

Fishing in Suffolk

The day ticket carp angling on the 2.5-acre lake has provided some of the finest fishing in Suffolk for over 40 years. Action-packed sport with hundreds of carp weighing up to 27lb can be enjoyed in scenic surroundings absorbing the Waveney valley.

Manor Farm Fishery

Fishing in Suffolk

Situated 6 miles from Ipswich in Suffolk’s peaceful countryside, two mature lakes offer the perfect setting for a tranquil day of fishing pleasure. Group and match fishing are also welcome. The lakes are easily accessible and have more than enough parking. Toilets are also available. Our inventory includes common and crucian carp, roach, mirror, rudd, tench, and perch.

Willow Lakes Trout Fishery

Fishing in Suffolk

In addition to its two lakes of 1.5 and 2 acres, Willow Lakes is well sheltered from cold winds, with water near the shore providing exceptional fishing. “Buzzers” and sedges are abundant, with good evening rises beginning in May. Willows Reservoir, Wix

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