Fishing Lakes In Kent
A complete guide on 92 fisheries in Kent listed in alphabetical order
Welcome to my extensive guide on fishing lakes in Kent. This article features 92 venues, situated all across the county of Kent. Through my own experiences on fishing a lot of these waters alongside extensive, updated research, you can rest assured this really is the ultimate guide to Kent fisheries
A-Z List of 92 Fisheries in Kent
Hover or click on the symbols at the bottom of each venue to see what facilities are available at the water.
Tonbridge & District Angling & Fish Preservation Society,
PO Box 131,
Tel No: 07947 557140
This large mixed fishery of around 25 acres is a great specimen water. The head of large Carp is phenomenal with 15 different forties, 4 fifties and approximately 70 thirties present.
There are specimen Tench and Bream into double figures and large Roach & Rudd exceeding 2lb. This water is also fantastic for Pike with fish caught to over 30lb and a good head of twenty pounders present.
Tel No: 01892 890352
Expanding 800 acres, Bewl Water is a monster of a fishery. Located in Lamberhurst, this fishery boasts some fantastic scenery. Bewl is predominantly a trout fishery popular with fly fishermen and pike anglers alike with pike reaching over 30lb+.
Fly fishing can be practiced either from the shoreline or one of the many motorised boats. Disabled access has been well thought out at Bewl as there are some boats designed for wheel chair users.
You can fish for the Pike via lures and plugs but this is only permitted from boats.
Bough Beech Reservoir
Ide Hill Road,
Tel No: 01732 851544
Bough Beech reservoir is a large body of water expanding overs 285 acres set within the picturesque Kent countryside. The reservoir provides excellent coarse, carp and pike fishing with the Carp pushing 50lb and Pike up to 30lb in weight.
The Carp fishing season at Bough Beech runs from 1st April consecutively and comprises of fifty syndicate members.
Medway Valley Fisheries Fishery Lodge,
Tel No: 07875 649402
Brooklands is a 28 acre, old sand and gravel pit which is ringed by trees and reeds with an average depth of 14 foot. This lake has 28 swims, all of which give each angler plenty of space and features to fish.
There are numerous carp in excess of 40lb (the lake record currently stands at 48lb) as well as pike to 38lb, tench to 14lb, bream to 14lb, eels to 8lb+, perch to 4lb, rudd and roach.
Burnt Wood Lake
Tel No: 07973 383952
With plenty of bankside cover, overhanging trees and a shallow bay, this offers the angler some very good close in action and is perfect for the stalker anglers among you. It also fishes particularly well in the winter months.
Burrows Lane Fishing Club
Tel No: N/A
Burrows lane fishing club is a complex of 4 waters, located in the heart of the hoo peninsula. The club is situated between farmland and the Medway marshes, consisting of four lakes at Middle Stoke.
All the lakes have a large population of Rudd and a good head of Carp averaging from 10lbs-15lbs , appealing to the pleasure angler, with a few 20s to add to the excitement. Eels are the only predatory fish at present.
Cackle Hill Lakes
Tel No: 01580 292292
Cackle Hill Fishery has 3 lakes on the complex named specimen lake 1, specimen lake 2 and the mixed lake. On top of the great fishing available at Cackle Hill Lakes, the complex also offers 4 holiday lodges sleeping up to 6 people each.
The fishery offers day & night tickets and boasts many facilities including a cafe, a tackle shop and shower facilities all of which makes Cackle Hill well known for some of the best fishing lakes in Kent.
The lakes vary in depth from 6 - 11 foot and the complex contains Common Carp to 40lb, Mirror Carp to 43lb+, Grass Carp to 35lb+, Ghost Carp to 36lb+, Catfish to 90lb+ and Perch to 6lb+.
Canterbury & District Angling Association (CDAA)
14 Mill Road,
Tel No: 01227 710830
Canterbury & District Angling Club was established in 1951 and now has over 700 members within the club. The Club offers a wide variety of fishing from its 9 waters including seven fishing lakes in Kent. Whether it's specimen hunting, match, course, pleasure, pike or fly fishing, this club can offer it all.
The Club also have a match section where matches are held most Sundays and is open to all members.
The venues associated with CDAA are as follows:
Stour & Trenley Lakes