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Aldenham Country Park Reservoir
A 65 acre reservoir in Elstree, near Watford containing carp to over 30lb though the numbers are not known by us we do know that its said to be a very under fished water, ideal for anyone looking for challenge, day tickets cost around 4 per day. For more info Tel: 020 8953 4978.

Batchworth Lake
 a good lake this in Rickmansworth, Herts run by Uxbridge Rovers AC. carp go to well over 30lb so this lake has to be well worth as visit. You can join the club for about 60 which is good value as they have other good waters to offer or you can fish by day or night ticket, for more info tel: 020 8428 1739.

Bayford Lake
(near Hertford) - Carp to 30lb, Catfish to 35lb.  Other species are tench and bream.  Day and night sessions available but anglers are limited on the lake.  One half of the lake is very shallow and there are lots of features.  Call Mike Pierce for more information.

Bowyers Water
A 35 acre gravel pit in Cheshunt just inside of Hertfordshire, this pit is well stocked with carp to over 30lb which can be difficult to catch due to the size of the water. A season ticket water costing around 70 per year for more info try this number 01992 717711.

Holwell Hyde
A 3 acre lake with a good stock of fish, a couple of islands and depths up to around 6ft. The lake is situated just off Cole Green Lane in Welwyn Garden City, tickets cost 5 a rod per day, night fishing is also available by arrangement and season tickets can also be obtained. The Hyde has carp to over 30lb, bream, and pike to nearly 30lb, bread off the surface can work well as can zig rigs. For more info call Keith Day on 07889 905603 or 07889 301190 for more info.

Holwell Court
 Situated at Welyn Garden City Carp to 30lb, also a large stock of tench, bream, pike  and maybe a catfish or two.  Night fishing is available if booked in advance. Call Keith Day on 07889905603 for more info.

Stanborough Lakes
A large boating lake between Welyn Garden City and Hatfieldwith loads of carp and bream.  River backs onto it and has lots of carp, barbel and chub.  Night fishing in not allowed, but the lake does have facilities for disabled anglers.  The boats are annoying at times.  Call Oakwood Angling on 01707 334462 for more info.


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