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Elphicks Fisheries
Spelmonden Road
Kent TN12 8EL

Contact: 01580 212 512

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There are 6 lakes in total at this venue. 2 of them, however are part of a membership scheme so are not open to day tickets

The Lakes

North Lake
This 6 acre specimen water is an adult only day ticket and sessions water. The current records for this one stand at 42lb for mirror, 3lb common, 26lb koi carp, 29lb grass carp. The catfish record currently stands at 60lb. There are minimum tackle requirements for this water. You must have a 2.4lb test curve rod. 40" landing net, 40" unhooking mat, and 10lb line.

Plantation Lake
This is a a semi-specimen water with carp ranging from 5 - 35lb. This is a good introduction tho the specimen angler.

Prairie Lake
This water in known as the "runs water" of the complex. Stocked with carp and catfish along with some monster perch and tench.

Sandwhich Lake
This dedicated non carp water is well stocked with All 4 varieties of tench, perch, bream, roach, rudd, and orfe.

Kettles Lake and West End lake are dedicated specimen carp waters. They are part of a membership scheme and contain carp to 30lb +. Please contact the lodge for details on how to fish these waters.

It is advisable to book all sessions although bookings cannot be made for day tickets.

There is also an onsite lodge stocking drinks and snacks as well as bait and tackle. toilet facilities are available on site
Mirror Carp
Common Carp
Koi Carp
Ghost Carp
Grass Carp
Wells Catfish
# An Environment Agency license is required to fish these waters. The fishery allows a maximum of three rods per angler on the Specimen lakes only (2 licenses are required for 3 rods!).
# The fishery is open from 7.00am to 7.00pm (or sunset if earlier, see board at fishery entrance).
# Fishing on Pullens Lake and West End Lake is strictly for members only.
# All night fishermen are to be on the complex at least 30 minutes before the fishery closes.
# There are no concessions for any of the specimen lakes.
# For security purposes night fishermen’s vehicles will be locked in on the site at closing time until 7.00am the following morning. Anglers may leave during the night for emergencies only.
# Non-fishing night guests are limited to 1 per fisherman per night and must pay a £10.00 insurance premium.
# Bivvy on the lake No tents, windbreaks or non-fishing related camping gear to be used. Recognisable fishing bivvies or umbrellas only.
# Fishing is from recognisable swims or pegs only.
# Under no circumstances are vehicles to be driven onto the lakeside. Parking in designated areas only.
# Net dip tanks are provided on every lake, please use them for nets, slings and un-hooking mats.
# All fish to be returned to the water safely and as quickly as possible. Any abuse of the fish will result in the angler being banned!
# Barbless hooks only. No bent hooks, safety rigs only. Unsuitable tackle will be confiscated. No baitboats, sea fishing tackle or unattended rods. No keepnets. No leadcore.
# No nuts allowed under any circumstances, all particles must be correctly prepared. Unsuitable bait will be confiscated. If in doubt ask a bailiff.
# Rod on the bank No dogs, wading, swimming or walking on ice.
# No fires or unsupported BBQs. No continuously burning lights at night. No loud radios or TVs.
# No litter, especially waste nylon. Bins are provided, use them.
# No trespassing into the adjoining fields or woodland. Anyone caught entering the fishery outside hours will be treated as a criminal and may be prosecuted.
# 24-hour toilet facilities are provided. Use them or be banned!
# Treat other anglers with respect. No poaching swims or casting over lines, only fish your water. In the event of a dispute ask a bailiff, do not take the law into your own hands!
# Alcohol is to be used sensibly and in moderation. Any bad behaviour caused by its abuse will result in serious recriminations and possible criminal charges, remember you are on private property.
# A 5 MPH speed limit is in force on the entire complex, do not ignore it.
# The management accepts no responsibility for injury, death, loss, damage or theft to persons, cars or equipment whilst on the complex and reserves the right to close all or parts of said complex at any time. Damage to the complex will result in prosecution.
# A lovely fully scaled carp - yours if you follow these simple rules Any subject not covered by these rules is at the discretion of the management. If you are in any doubt ask. Any problems or occurrences are to be reported to the management.
North Lake, Pullens Lake and Westend Lake – adult (over 17) only, minimum tackle requirements apply.
Hr Prices
3 rod 24hr - £30.00
3 rod 36hr - £37.50
3 rod 48hr - £50.00
3 rod 60hr - £57.50
3 rod 72hr - £65.00

Day Prices

3 rod day - £17.00
5 day session - £90.00
6 day session - £100.00
7 day session - £110.00

No concessions on these 3 waters

Plantation Lake, Prairie Lake, Sandwich Lake and Kettles Lake

Adult Full day

Adult 1 rod day - £9.00
Adult 2 rod day - £13.50
Adult 2 rod 24 hr - £20.00
Adult 2 rod 36hr - £27.50
Adult 2 rod 48hr -£37.50

Adult Half day – after 1pm only

Adult 1 rod ½ day - £6.00
Adult 2 rod ½ day - £7.50

Junior Full day

Junior 1 rod day - £6.50
Junior 2 rod day - £8.50
Junior 2 rod 24 hr - £15.00
Junior 2 rod 36hr - £22.50
Junior 2 rod 48hr - £27.50

Junior Half day – after 1pm only

Junior 1 rod ½ day - £5.00
Junior 2 rod ½ day - £5.00


OAP/Disabled 1 rod - £6.50
OAP/Disabled 2 rod - £8.50

Concessions not availabale on weekends

Opening Hours
24/7 fishing
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