Just 8 miles from Marble Arch and just across the river from Kew this 6 acre Capability Brown constructed lake offers fishing for rainbow trout, brown trout and spartics (a cross between a trout and a char) from their own fish farm.
Fish average 2.5 lbs with fish up to 10lbs stocked. Best flies buzzers, sedges, olives and damsels.
There is a permit fee then you must buy tokens for the number of fish you wish to take. You can buy on line which is cheaper or on the bank paying by card only. Google alburyestatefisheries.co.uk
There is also a season and a syndicate option. Call 07973639268 or 07831827278
Google Map Reference 51.478594, -0.315190 Post Code TW7 6BB
Walthamstow Reservoirs Doubles
Walthamstow Reservoirs consists of 9 reservoirs 6 of which are coarse venues plus there is the Copperstream.
The three game water are stocked each year with about 11,000 fish averaging 2lb 4ozs. With such quallity high water feeding is good and fish can double in weight in a year. Doubles are common enough.
The trout reserviors are numbers 4 and 5 fly only C&R or catch and taker and Warwick (Walthastow Fly Fishers only). Permits from Thames Water, season and day, concessions. Call 07747 641 179
Google Map Reference 51.582694, -0.044814 Post Code 51.578886, -0.047302 off Coppermill Lane.
Thornwood is located about a mile from Epping. A clear water fishery, well stocked with rainbows and browns to double figures. 3 lakes:
Three Springs, rainbows, brown trout and blues.
Havering, brown trout to 15lbs, tigers and rainbows.
Stalking Pools, large brown trout, rainbows 4 to 5lbs and golden tout.
Call 07588 669255.
Google Map Reference 51.720565, 0.124820 Post Code CM16 6LP