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Located at Stubley Green Farm on Silver Street Besthorpe,
The Club controls 2 Lakes owned by the Watling family. We
have held the lease since 1997.
Wed Oct 19th - MAIN LAKE
THE MAIN LAKE AND THE CANAL HAS NOW BEEN TREATED WITH A BLACK DYE WHICH SHOULD START TO ADDRESS THE WEED GROWTH. BOTH VENUES WILL BE TREATED AGAIN TO TRY AND KILL OFF THE WEED PROBLEM.
BOTH VENUES ARE SAFE TO FISH.
This is approximately .75 of an acre with 17 pegs.
There is a large head of Carp ranging from 8oz up to 6lbs,
it also holds Bream up to 4lbs, Tench, Ide, Rudd, Roach and
The Moto X track is next to this Lake and it can be a bit
noisy on Wednesday afternoon and all weekend, but this doesn't
seem to affect the fishing.
This Lake is approximately 1.25 acres with 24 pegs.
An old gravel pit, which was created when the A11 bypass for
Attleborough was built.
This holds the same species of fish as the Match Lake with
the Carp up to 25lbs and the Bream up to 9lbs.
From May up to September we site a Portaloo behind the Main
The entrance to the Lakes is accessible using the same track
as Besthorpe Moto X, which has a combination lock for entry.
There is also a combination lock on the Portaloo, which is
for members only.
There are no Day tickets available, however we do issue guest
tickets in advance from Besthorpe fishery shop for existing
Tickets are available from the membership Secretary whose
number is listed under contacts.
Juniors have to be accompanied by an adult or guardian for
Members are fully covered by Club insurance for accidents
or public liability to fish anywhere in the world except the
The Club have a cap on membership, which is currently 150.
We have a very full club Fixture list that we like to encourage
all members to participate in, not for the competition but
for the enjoyment. We have a minimum of 21 Cups and Trophies
including most improved angler and a handicap cup, which can
be won by anybody new to fishing or even some of the old hands.