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A12 Cuton lakes



Cuton Lakes is now firmly established as one of Essex's finest day ticket coarse fisheries.


Whether you're fishing for Carp, a match angler or just an occasional pleasure angler you'll find a lake to suit you at Cuton. If you're looking for Carp fishing in Essex, come and try our Specimen Lake. It is home to a huge head of large fish. Our Match Lake is the perfect venue for a club or group match or just to catch of fish for pleasure.


All of our lakes have purpose built swims for comfortable fishing and we have a number of swims suitable for disabled anglers. Anglers with a Disabled photo id badge can park next to their swims  


Situated just off of the A12 near Chelmsford Essex, the lake is easily accessible and is just 30 minutes from J28 of the M25.


BOOKING IS A MUST, please contact A12 Cuton Lakes to make your booking


The specimen lake provides superb fishing for big fish of all species.


The water holds a large head of double figure Common and Mirror Carp with the larger fish going well into the upper 20 lb bracket. There are also a number of the original stock still present of unknown sizes, but known to include over ten double figure ghosties and commons.


The lake also contains Pike to over 30 lb, Bream into double figures as well as large Tench and Perch to over 4 lb. This rich water is heavily reeded and has depths ranging from 5-15 foot. There are a number of features spread throughout the lake, which offer when found can produce spectacular results for the thinking angler.


There are 36 comfortable swims all able to accept a bivy. The Carp respond well to both particle baits and boilies. The bigger catches seem to come the angler fishing over larger beds of boilies, particularly fishmeal based baits. Trout pellets and maize in quantities have also produced some good catches. Smaller versions of Carp baits have produced some good bream and Tench, as has sweet corn and pellets.




A12 Cuton Lakes, Entrance adjacent to Sandford Mill lock Bridge, Brook End Road South, Chelmer Village, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6NX

A12 Cuton Lakes is approximately 14 miles from junction 28 of the M25, Take Exit 28 off M25 head East on the A12, After Junction 18 you will pass the Lake to your right. Exit A12 at Junction 19, At large service area roundabout take 2nd exit on


to A130 Colchester Road. (To the right of the Royal Mail Building) At the next large roundabout take 1st exit on to B1137 Colchester Road, At the next small roundabout take 2nd exit i.e. Straight over.


At the next large roundabout take 1st exit B&Q on left in to Cuton Hall Lane, At the next small roundabout take 1st exit in to Chelmer Village Way. Go straight over the next Three small roundabouts, after the third roundabout take the 1st left in to Sandford Mill Road, look for Brown Sign (Sandford Mill). Or (T.W. Sewage treatment works) Continue along narrow road until you come to two Red signs in front of T. W. Sewage treatment works. That say Caution Speed Ramps, turn Right into Brook End Road before in the direction of Brown and Yellow Sign (Sandford Mill) ignore dead end sign.


Go down Brook End Road. Follow single track road for about 200m on the left is a galvanized gate with concrete road just before hump back bridge, You have arrived.


NB: For Satnav users, the fishery postcode is CM2 6NX. This will take you to the entrance of the Water Treatment Works where you need to turn right into Brook End Road South in the direction of the brown sign for Sandford Mill. The entrance gate to the fishery is 200 yards on the left just before the hump back bridge.

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BOOKING IS A MUST, please contact A12 Cuton Lakes to make your booking