There are currently two waters at Sumners Ponds that can be used for fishing matches.
The Match Lake, set on its own away from the campsite, this 3.5 acre lake provides prolific fishing with Barbel, Chub, Carp, Crucians, Tench and Roach. This lake has a very good reputation and is very popular among match fishermen and day ticket anglers.
Our two acre Ribbon Lake which is, as its name implies, a meandering ribbon of water with islands to fish from. This lake is well stocked with silver fish such as Barbel, Tench, Chub, Bream and Crucians.
Partial use of lake: £8.00 per angler - £30 deposit required when booking.
Exclusive use of whole lake: £195.00 - £60 deposit required when booking.
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Night Fishing & Membership
Anyone wishing to fish after dusk, will need to become a member. Currently night fishing can only take place on the Sumners Lake by booking one of the night swims. These must be booked in advance by contacting reception on 01403 732539. There is an additional charge for members of £10.00 for a night session. Guests are permitted at an additional £25.00 for a night session. For more information and costs you can download the membership pack here.
Membership at Sumners Ponds can be very beneficial especially if you are a regular visitor. If you become a member of the fishery all you day time fishing is paid for for a whole year from the date that you apply. Members can fish from 6am when the mornings are light enough until dusk or 9pm, which ever comes sooner.
Please note that we care for the well being of our valuable fish stocks and you must be sure to have read the rules and have the correct equipment. Our staff are happy to advise you and most experienced fishermen are happy to give advice.