Still waters – Orchard Lake 1

This is a members only water no day tickets.
The river is subject to winter flooding. Before you travel you may wish to check this website – Flood alerts – Bungay

Access – OS map ref TM403912
Lon – 1.5376293
Lat – 52.466215
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Fishing is from Sunrise to Sunset only – no night fishing.

There is no vehicular access beyond the car park.

This small water has 20 swims with varying depths up to 9ft in places.

The existing stock of Roach, Perch and eels has been supplemented with stockings of small Tench and some good sized Crucians together with some Bream and Carp.

The water has been netted for Pike which have been moved to other, non club, waters.

It will take a while for this water to get established but should develop into a good mixed fishery in time.

The complete lake is fenced in against Otters, which are active in this area. Please ensure all gates are kept fully closed at all times.

In line with the Club’s other still waters –

  • Anglers are restricted to using one rod only when fishing this water.
  • Unhooking mats are mandatory.
  • Barbless hooks only.
  • Line strength must not exceed 10lb breaking strain.
  • All ledger rigs are to be running rigs. All bolt rigs are banned.
  • No floating baits.
  • No night fishing.
  • Fishing permitted from permanent swims only.
  • No dogs allowed on site

Additionally – No access to, or fishing from the island is permitted. This is private land. The summerhouse is also private, please keep off.

A toilet has been installed at the entrance, please use it!

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