french carp lake


carp lake

Carp Venues in the UK & France

Bain Valley Fisheries

About us


Bain Valley Fisheries can be found in the picturesque village of Tattershall Thorpe, deep in the heart of rural Lincolnshire.

Set in farmland, the 7 lakes  are all man made from  old quarry pits and can be up to 11ft deep.

There is parking at peg on every lake providing good access for disabled anglers.

Day and night fishing is available and the farm has a caravan club site with pitches for 5 caravans.                              


The Lakes



Spitfire and Hurricane are mature lakes and are about 2 acres in size with 16 pegs on each. Spitfire, at up to 13ft, is the deepest. It is stocked with Mirror (to 22lb), Common,Crucian and Ghost Carp as well as Tench (to 6ib), Rudd, Roach and Ide.



Hurricane is up to 7ft deep and is stocked with Mirror and Common Carp, Tench (to 7lb), Rudd, Roach and Bream.



Lancaster is the largest lake and is presently a syndicate specimen lake.



Halifax covers 8 acres and has 35 pegs. It is stocked with Mirror and Common carp,Tench, Rudd and Roach. Carp are the main species with very high numbers averaging 6lb. Also a good head of doubles and specimen fish over 28lb. Tench to 4lb.



Mosquito is the Trout lake. Stocked with Rainbows and Browns to 8 1/2lb.


It is also well stocked with Blue Trout which so far no one has managed to catch! Will you be the first?



With 10 acres and 40 pegs Stirling is the largest pleasure/match lake. Well stocked with Common, Mirror and Ghost Carp up to 28lb, Tench to 7lb, Bream and Perch to 3lb.



Wellington covers 16 acres of which 5 acres are woodland. Until 2008 it has been used solely for irrigation. The lake is about 40 years old and was stocked with Bream, Tench andCarp in 1995. The best fish so far is a Common Carp at 35 1/2lb














Lakes Website



Bain Valley Fisheries

Northroad Farm

North Road

Tattershall Thorpe

Ln4 4pq


Tel: 01526 342275


Pete 07956 343346


Steve 07779 589210


Norman 07961 788822


Email:[email protected]






Please make payments at the farmhouse. Envelopes are available  and all information asked for should be provided.



Day Tickets




£5.00 2 rods maximum

£1.00 extra rod


Trout:       £10.00  catch and release


£15.00 keep 2 fish and catch and release


£20.00  keep 4 fish and catch and release


Night Fishing  


must be pre-booked


2 rods max



24 hours £20.00 - Wellington £25.00


OAP Concessionary Day Ticket Mon-Fri     £4.00     £1.00 extra rod






Winter:  Dawn til Dusk


Summer: 6am - 10pm