Suffolk Water Park will be closed from 5pm today (22.03.2020).

After much thought and discussion today we have decided to close the fishery and shop until further notice. We will reassess this decision next month and keep you all updated.

We value our customers and hard working team of staff, so we want to keep them safe. Although fishing is an outdoor sport the government are advising against non essential travel and we feel that although we love to accommodate you at the fishery we want to reduce the risk of exposure to and spread of the covid 19 virus.

Our staff and customers have families and children and we must all work together at this difficult time to ensure we remain healthy so we can enjoy our fishing again when we reopen after this situation is resolved.

If you have a booking within the next month, we will contact you to ensure you are aware of our closure and we will refund any deposits you may have paid.

Let's do this and stop the spread! Please stay safe and healthy and see you on the other side of this!

Please keep in contact with us as things could change in the near future.

Thank you for your continued support, Stu, Bex and Nick.

10 Nov 2018

Carrot the Elusive Koi banked!

Danny Williamson from Benfleet, Essex banked Carrot at 28lb, 12 hours into his session (06.11.18) during the evening on the Big Lake at Suffolk Water Park.  The machine driver at a waste recycling company also banked a hefty Common at 31lb 9oz in the same evening!

Carrot is rarely caught and usually makes an appearance once per year and this is his 1st visit to the bank this year!  It may be surprising to learn that he was swimming around the shallows and that he's been caught in the same area the last couple of years!  Regulars know that you can't miss Carrot during sunny days when its warm, he basks away near the water's surface showing a bright streak of orange on the lake, usually with 10 big Carp trailing behind him!

Carrot Suffolk Water PArk

Danny used a snowman rig tied with ESP tackle and hooks.  He used CC Moore Pacific Tuna as bait.   Danny said, "I spombed roughly half a kg on two spots, I did this due to the seagulls hammering the spots if I had used a catapult or stick."

Common Suffolk Water Park

Danny fished to a slightly deeper area in the shallows, he said,"The range wasn’t far, maybe about 20 meters out. The weather was a lot warmer than it had been recently and I guessed the carp would move into the shallows at some point to get a bit of sun on their backs, the wind had died off too so I decided to fish the shallows."  Both the Carp came out of two different spots but using the same bait, rigs and tactics.

 Danny hadn't fished Suffolk Water Park in over a year due to us being quite far from his home and not having much time.  But with these two beautiful Carp on his list he's sure to venture back sometime soon! 

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Danny with the 31lb 9oz Common during the same session.

Please share your Carp catches with us but emailing them to suffolkwaterpark@hotmail.com

Send us all the relevant info about how you caught it, Bait, Rig, Tackle, techniques, Features etc. and we might write a story or send the info into magazines! Thank you.