Our Waters

Boxford Lake (Boxford)



Boxford lake is set on the outskirts of the village. The lake is a nice place to fishing for pleasure anglers, junior anglers and families alike. Whilst the lake is quite small and has a limited number of pegs (12), it does has an abundance of species including, bream, carp, crucian, eel, roach, perch,  & tench.

This is a great place for the pole or float fishing angler with depths to approve 8ft and by targeting either the close or far margins, you will catch plenty of fish of all sizes.

Fishing is from the bank/platforms and there is space for approx six spaces for cars in the car park.

Fishery Notes/Rules: 
  • Membership of SLMAA is required to fishing this lake, no day tickets are sold on the bank
  • No junior member (under seventeen) will be allowed to fish unless accompanied by an adult member
  • Night fishing is not permitted
  • No dogs (livestock many be in field)
  • We share the lake with the cubs/scouts, so sometimes they do use canoes for training

Directions:- In the village of Boxford, turn off Broad Street/Ellis Street on to Ash Street, then up Butchers Lane. Car park is on you right approx 200m

Joe's Road Fishery (Cornard Tye)

Joes Rd (Winter)
Joes Road fishery is set on the outskirts of the village. This mature lake, will its lily weed beds is a lovely place to fishing for pleasure, match and specimen anglers. The lake is is approximately 3 acres and has 22 well kept swims, most of which can accommodate a bivvy. It has an abundance of species including bream, carp, rudd,roach,perch,pike & tench.

This is a lovely place using the pole or behind a pair of alarms. Angler will find depths to  5-6ft

Fishing is from the marked swims only and vehicles are to be parked in the car park behind the locked barrier.

Fishery Notes/Rules: 
  • Membership of SLMAA is required to fishing this lake, no day tickets are sold on the bank
  • No junior member (under seventeen) will be allowed to fish unless accompanied by an adult member
  • No junior member (under seventeen) will be shall fish during the hours of darkness, unless accompanied by an adult member
  • Night fishing is not permitted, unless you hold the additional night fishing season ticket
  • Two (2)  rod limit from 1st April – 31st  September, three (3) rods can be used during the winter months
  • No bait boats
  • Be considerate of anglers fishing adjacent to your swim
  • Only fish to the middle of the swim if you have an angler on the opposite bank to you
  • Only well behaved dogs on leads are allowed, dog poo is to be taken home
  • Because we have near neighbours, please keep noise to a minimum
  • Surface/floater fishing is banned
  • No fishing with lures from 1st April to 30 September

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Directions:- In the village of Cornard Tye, turn off the A134 onto Joes Rd, follow road through the village for approx 280m, turn at left to continue on Joes Rd for approx 580m, then turn right at just before Weldon Farm Cafe, proceed up track, bar gate (combination on club card) fishery is on right.

River Stour (Liston, Glemsford, Great Cornard, Sudbury, Wixoe)


The club has a number of sections of the River Stour in Suffolk/Essex to fish. We have sections that are long and wide and sections that are narrow and faster flowing. We also have a number of sections that have magical weirpools that hold a whole host of species including barbel, bream, chub, dace, eel, roach, rudd, perch, pike tench and the occasion zander.


Rushbrook Reservoir (Kettlebaston)


Rushbrook Reservoir is set in the Suffolk countryside and can be hard to find, but once you are there you will be greeted with a 8 acres former farm irrigation reservoir.

The reservoir has depths to approx 14ft at its deepest point and the fish do move around during the season from the winter depths to the summer shallows.

Rushbrook is a great place to fish whether you a match, pleasure or specimen angler and has a variety of species to target all year around. These species include bream, carp, roach, rudd, perch, pike & tench.

Fishery Notes/Rules: 
  • Slopes of the reservoir are steep, fishing from the platforms is advised
  • Membership of SLMDAA is required to fishing this lake, no day tickets
  • No junior member (under seventeen) will be allowed to fish unless accompanied by an adult member
  • No junior member (under seventeen) will be shall fish during the hours of darkness, unless accompanied by an adult member
  • Night fishing is not permitted, unless you hold the additional night fishing season ticket
  • No dogs (working farm with livestock)
  • Season ticket holder can fish 3 rods max
  • No bait boats
  • No fishing with lures from the 1st April to 30th September

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Directions:- Once in Kettlebaston, turn down Back Lane and follow onto High House Lane. Follow onto unmade track to Rushbrook Farm. Car park is on you left prior to getting to the farm.