Devon & Cornwall

--- Simpson Valleys Lovely Upper Fuzzy Lake --- 


Coombe Water fishery
3 lakes in Kingsbridge, the top lake holding the most carp in along with roach, bream and a few tench. The middle is teeming with small carp to 10lb, roach and bream.
The bottom lake is a lake with the slightly bigger carp in, fish to the Island for best results.
 Bottom lake record went around 25lb+. Three superb ponds full of carp, quality roach, Big Perch, bream and a handful tench. The carp feed well all year round. Boilies being the favoured method along
with luncheon meat and pellets. The bigger carp generally come out near to the features. In the top lake in the summer fish on the float on the side nearest to the road with corn about a foot away from the bank and you'll hit carp of all sizes. The margins being the best catching area.
For Day tickets there is a self service hut located in the car park, the cost for adults is 5 and 2.50 for juniors. Phone for more info or directions, Coombe Farm 01548 852038

Creedy Lakes
 An ever improving fishery located in Crediton, Devon containing many good carp with the lake records regularly being improved on, the fish go to around the 30lb mark, tickets cost around 6 per day for three rods. For more info call 01363 772684 or check out the web site ...

Newbarn Farm Angling Center
Situated on the A385 on the border of Paignton, Devon. There are 6 lakes on site up to 1.25 acres, with a good head of carp up to the upper twenties, in the specimen 'mirror lake' there are 145 carp averaging low doubles, with the odd twenty. This lake was drained and de-silted in 2002 with all stock recorded and a few features added. contact Newbarn farm on 01803 553602 for further information.

Rosewater Lake
A one acre stream fed pond in Rose, Newquay. This may be a small pond but it has some nice features including islands, a sunken island and depths up to ten feet, not really notes a big fish water but the carp do go to about 20lb and are sure to grow bigger. Tickets are around 5 per day and season tickets are available. For more info call 01872 573040.

Simpson Valley Coarse Fishery
6 lakes in Holsworthy, North Devon each 1-2acres with different stocks to offer varied angling experiences. Upper Fuzzey is the main carp lake, containing Mirror, common and ghost carp to over 20lb plus other species.  Jenny Wren is the runs water with not so many big doubles but plenty of fish 8-12lb. Skylark is the match lake containing many carp from 1-10lb.  Lower Fuzzey is a mixed water populated with tench to 8lb and a handful of decent carp.

All the lakes are set in beautiful woodland surroundings. Tickets are 5 for adults and 3 for concessions, issued lakeside.  Night fishing by prior arrangement, no bait bans. Find us on the A3072 Holsworthy to Hatherleigh road just outside Holsworthy - For further details contact rob on 01409 261 650 or visit the website at

Wheal Gray
Germoe, Helston , Cornwall - A 5 acre clay pit with a good stock of carp reaching 30lb, this is quite a deep water so much of the fishing is done in the nargins which drop off very quickly to 35 feet. Tickets can be bought in advance from local tackle shops and cost around 5, club cards are also available at around 30.... night fishing is by arrangement only. For more info Tel: 01736 763721.

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