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Crofton Lake

CADCAC offers it's members unrivalled fishing within easy reach of the North & West of Cumbria.


With it's easy access from both the A595 (West Coast trunk road) & the A596 as well as it's ample parking Crofton Lake is a much sought after fishing venue.


As well as it's superb fishing, Crofton Lake is also a mecca for the local wildlife, which includes amongst others, Roe Deer, Badgers, Foxes, Birds of all varieties, as well as numerous Birds of Prey. Therefore here at Crofton Lake there is always something new to see.


The lake is situated just outside Thursby near Carlisle in the old Crofton Estate.

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Bassenthwaite Lake

This large lake is regarded principally as a pike fishery although it also contains a good head of roach together with perch and eels. Trout are undoubtedly present but rarely targeted, although some salmon fishing does take place at the outflow by Ouse Bridge.


Day tickets & season tickets available in store.

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Local Rivers

Day tickets for the rivers Eden and Caldew are available from Carlisle Tourist Information Centre.


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Talkin Tarn Country Park

Day permits can be purchased on arrival.

The fishing is for pike and perch. All fish must be returned to the tarn and no keep nets are allowed.

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Tickets available in store!

Tickets available in store!

Naworth Fishery

Naworth Fishery is located on the Naworth Castle Estate, just outside the small town of Brampton in the North of Cumbria near to the Scottish Border.

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Whins Pond

The area around Penrith is not blessed with many coarse fisheries which means that Whins Pond is a very popular venue for pleasure, match and specimen hunter alike.


The fishery comprises a large scenic lake split into two sections by a net. The coarse section covers about 8 acres and has 30 pegs and is well stocked with tench, bream, carp and roach.The fish grow to good size with bream recorded at 14lb and carp to 20lb+.

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Broom Fisheries

Surrounded by mature woodlands and located right on the Solway Coast, the Broom Fisheries has been expanding over the years to provide anglers with exceptional coarse fishing.  Five waters dedicated to coarse and match fishing.


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Please call first as day tickets are not always available.

The Green Frog - Moffat

The Green Frog boasts a 4.5 acre spring fed lochan, with crystal clear waters, as well as a smaller lochan more suited for beginners. The Grreen Frog fishery lies in the peaceful surroundings of the Upper Annan Valley; surrounded by the Moffat Hills.

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