Saturday, 21 February 2009

Carp Fishing in West Yorkshire

Horbury Lagoon
Situated at Horbury near Wakefield and can be seen from the M1 motorway. This water has produced carp to upper twenties. The fishing is moderate to difficult. The water is controlled by Wakefield AC and the cost of an annual membership is £20.00. The secretaries phone number is: 0113 295 0634.

Knotford Lagoon
This lake situated in Otley contains carp to the lower 20's and in the past has produced a thirty which hasn't been seen for a while, not a difficult lake to fish which contains some nice carp, for info and tickets contact Mr. J. Sparks, 12, Fairway Walk, Wibsey, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 4JW or Tel: 01274 578382.

Kirklees Lagoon
Situated near Brighouse just off the M62, this water has produced carp to low twenties and rumors of mid twenties are common. There are some beautiful heavily scaled mirrors in this water and there is also a good head of common carp too. The fishing is easy to moderate. For info and tickets contact Mr. J. Sparks, 12, Fairway Walk, Wibsey, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 4JW or Tel: 01274 578382.

Stubbs Hall
Hampole, West Yorks - head out of Wakefield on the Doncaster road about 15 miles out of Wakefield.
Plenty of carp ranging from 8 to 15 lbs with a good head of 20 and 4 or 5 30s, there are also some big cats in with rumours of a 50 lb plus. the lake is about 2 acres with an average depth of around 8 to 10 feet, it is a runs water and there is always plenty of action day and night. tickets are priced 7.50 for 2 rods for 12 hours or 15 for 24, for its an extra 2.50 per 12 hrs per rod after. there isn't many rules except barbless hooks only and abit of common sense, most baits work well but fluro pop-ups and source boillies seem to work better, contact john on
07771523128

Wakefield Lagoon
Situated the same as Horbury but on the Wakefield side of the M1. This water has produced carp to upper twenties and there are lots of rumours of a thirty. The fishing is moderate. The water is controlled by Wakefield AC and the cost of an annual membership is £20.00. The secretaries phone number is: 0113 295 0634.

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