What’s your ideal fishing venue for a memorable experience? A members-only spot, a day ticket fishery, or a scenic venue with trophy-sized carp? Perhaps a tranquil and secluded location? Whatever your preferences are, our list of the best Staffordshire carp fishing lakes has a spot that can become your regular fishery.
Staffordshire Carp Fishing Lakes Near Me
Image Courtesy of Baden Hall Fishery Club
Baden Hall Fishery is a popular carp fishing venue in Eccleshall, Staffordshire. It has three specimen lakes (Glovers Pool, Bridge Pool, and The Quarry) and three runs waters (Middle Pool, Lodge Pool, and Dam Pool). For a small fee, non-fishing guests can enter the runs waters but not the specimen lakes. The venue works on pre-bookings.
|Name||Baden Hall Fishery|
|Location||Eccleshall, ST21 6LG|
|Phone number||01785 850313|
|Record carp||52 lb+|
Image Courtesy of Hamstall Fishery Club
Hamstall Fishery is a family-friendly specimen carp fishery with five pools and a stretch of River Blithe. Pools 1 and 3 are stocked with small carp, while Pools 2 and 4 are home to double-figure carp. You must book in advance for night fishing.
The fishery has a luxury lakeside lodge on Lake 2 that sleeps up to six people for £350 per night.
|Location||Rugeley, WS15 3RZ|
|Pricing||Day ticket: £20 and £7 for Pool 1 and Canal|
|Phone number||44 1889 504449|
|Record carp||30 lb+|
Image Courtesy of Millbrook Fisheries
This Wetley Rocks-based fishery is a family-run business on 8.5 acres. The lake occupies 4.5 acres, has two central islands, an average depth of 5ft, and about 200 carp weighing more than 20 lbs. The fishery remains closed on Tuesdays.
|Lake size||4.5 acres|
|Location||Stoke-on-Trent, ST9 0BN|
|Pricing||48-hour sessions: £60
72 hr sessions: £100
|Phone number||01782 550 522|
|Record carp||39lb 15oz|
4. Bishton Farm Pools
Image Courtesy of Bishton Farm Pools
Bishton Farm Pools is a complex of three pools: Pool 1(coarse fishing), Pool 2 (runs water), and Pool 3 (specimen pool). The venue allows day tickets for all three lakes. While night fishing is available, you must make reservations. You can also arrange for site tutorials.
|Name||Bishton Farm Pools|
|Location||Rugeley, ST19 0XE|
|Phone Number||07976 507 474|
|Record carp||26 lb+|
Seighford Lakes is a five-pool complex: Braybrooke, The Maze syndicate, Swan, Trout Lake, and MP syndicate. The day ticket carp fishery is open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Anglers can only use a maximum of two rods.
|Location||Stafford, ST18 9LQ|
|Phone Number||+44 7593 864479|
|Record carp||34 lb+|
The Bowl Syndicate is a members-only 64-acre fishing lake run by DB fishery. It holds about 350 carp. Interested anglers can join the syndicate for £400 annually.
|Name||The Bowl Syndicate|
|Lake size||64 acres|
|Location||Gailey Lea Ln, Penkridge, Stafford ST19 5PT|
|Record carp||44 lb 2oz|
Chorley Springs Fishery is a complex of five spring-fed pools with 82 pegs. Three (Top Pool, Middle Pool, and Bottom Pool) are small lakes with carp in the low double digits. Specimen Pool is the largest in this Staffordshire carp fishing venue, with nine pegs, tree-lined water, and two islands. The second largest is the Runs Pool, under an acre with 23 pegs.
|Name||Chorley Springs Fishery|
|Lake size||Top Pool: 0.35 acres
Middle Pool: 0.15 acres
Bottom Pool: 0.37 acres
Specimen Pool: 1-acre
Match (Runs) Pool: 0.64 acres
|Location||Lichfield, WS15 4LR|
|Phone Number||07564 999 582|
|Record carp||31 lb|
The Serpentine is a 17-acre lake with 29 pegs. The lake’s depth varies, with the deepest parts reaching 26 ft and the shallow ones about 6 ft.
The Serpentine is one of the waters run by the Bay Malton Angling Club, making it a members-only fishery. Membership is open to various groups, including those under 15 who join free of charge under a senior members card.
|Name||The Serpentine Pool Knypersley|
|Lake size||17 acres|
|Location||Greenway Bank Country Park, Biddulph|
|Pricing||15 –17 years £25
Adults renewal fee: £100
New senior membership: £115
|Record Carp||32 lb|
Image Courtesy of Cudemore Fisheries Club
Cudmore Fisheries is an 11-lake complex located on the 80-acre Whitmore Estate. It’s one of the Staffordshire day tickets venues that hosts various events, such as carp weekends, Club Matches, and Veteran Matches.
The venue holds Over 60’s and Disabled Open Matches on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Day and night fishing tickets are bought online before visiting.
|Location||Pleck Lane, Newcastle under Lyme, ST5 5HW|
|Pricing||Day ticket: £7.5
Night fishing: £18.75
|Record carp||20 lb+|
Image Courtesy of Izaak Walton Fishery Club
The Izaak Walton Fishery consists of 4 day-ticket fishing lakes. The Bottom Lake is the oldest in the complex and has a good stock of bigger carp than the others. Fishing lessons are available.
|Name||Bottom Lake Izaak Walton Fishery|
|Location||School Lane, Chebsey, Staffs ST21 6JU|
|Pricing||Day ticket: £8, child £6|
|Record carp||20 lb+|
Image Courtesy of Coppice Lane Pools Club
Coppice Lane Pools is a complex of seven lakes on an 18-acre site, with Coppice Mill being the largest. It spans about 2.5 acres, holds the largest fish, and is home to over 100 carp. This carp fishing venue allows a maximum of two rods per angler and night fishing with reservations.
|Name||Coppice Lane Pools|
|Lake size||Largest 2.5 acres|
|Location||Lichfield, WS7 0JY|
|Pricing||Day tickets: £7, £17 for Coppice Mill
24 hr ticket: £25 for C
|Phone Number||07933 488986|
|Record carp||29 lb 12 oz|
12. Whiston Fishery
Whiston Fishery is a child and pet-friendly carp fishing venue in Staffordshire consisting of three lakes. Tickets are available for day and night fishing, and there’s also an option for full membership at £300 per year.
|Location||Black Lane, Whiston, ST10 2HZ|
|Pricing||Day tickets: £12 (two rods) and £20 (three rods)
Night fishing: £12
|Record carp||20 lb+|
We hope you’ve found a perfect spot in our list of the top Staffordshire carp fishing lakes. If you did, tell us which one it is in the comments section below and share the article with other anglers to help them find great spots too!