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Our bookings are open up to the 30th December 2021. Our caravan site is open.We only allow the Angler and their children plus ONE Adult Guest in the swim. Other visitors are not allowed.Bookings must be made online in advance – tickets cannot be purchased at our ticket kiosk.Every angler must book separately – any group bookings will be cancelled by us.Arrival for Nights is from 3pm to set up for a 4pm start – finish is through the exit gate before 4pm the next day.BEFORE BOOKING & ARRIVING YOU MUST READ THE ANGLING TRUST CURRENT UPDATED GUIDELINES AT anglingtrust.net/covid-19/#manorfarmlakesCATCH REPORT FROM 20th July to 27th July 2021CARP LAKEKevin Smith used boilie bottom baits for 4 Carp up to 21lb5oz. Malcolm landed a Common of 14lbs on boilies. Steve was rewarded with a Common of 19lb8oz on boilies. Jay used a DNA baits wafter over pellets to tame a 16lb Mirror. Iain Vale fished a morning session for 4 Carp up to 18lb8oz on a dumbell. Dave Barnham landed 3 Commons to 18lbs on a Ronnie rig with a yellow pop-up. Mick Long fished an 18mm bottom bait for a 6lb Tench. Dan Black landed 2 Carp up to 18lbs on a bottom bait. Joe Miles had a cracking looking Common to 16lb on a IB Wafter, Mick Sheekey caught a 18lb10oz Common on a Pop-up, Mick Owen landed a 22lb Common on a Krill Boilie. Rob Mould caught a lovely looking Mirror of 11lb from a hinge stiff rig. Callum produced a Common of 13lb from an IB wafter. A baitworks cork ball monster red wafter done the do for Ross Chamberlain as he banked a Common of 14lb. Richard Saunders left it late in the day but managed a 16lb Common saving a blank. A strawberry bottom bait was all that was needed for Mathew as he banked a 17lb Common. An 18mm coconut bait was deployed and Ben was rewarded with 2 Commons to 16lb. Aaron had a great session casting single hook baits to a baited area comprising of hemp and corn where he was rewarded with 16 Carp to 21lb. Jo Hopkins fished with pop ups and fake corn to nab 2 Commons to 19lb8oz. Chad also fishing with the fake corn landed 3 Carp including a PB of 15lbs8oz 😊 Mainline’s link proved to be a winner as Jason landed a Common of 16lb 10 minutes after arriving. Cameron Sutcliffe built a snowman tipped with corn to produce t2 Carp to 21lb+9oz. Steven used a mix of Mainline’s Cell and essential cell to produce and land 7 Bites with the biggest being a 24lb Common. Paul nabbed himself 4 Carp to the magical 20lb mark fishing Scopex baits. Daniel Martin also on the scopex had a busy couple of nights as he banked 10 Carp to 21lb. Young Callum has been putting the time and effort in by attending most weekends on the trot, nicking a fish per session but evading the larger residents of the carp lake, This Saturday Callum managed 3 bites landing them all including a Common of 27lbs, well in buddy we are all chuffed for you 😊 Andy duke bagged 6 Carp to 22lb using fake corn. David Tansley used his bait boat to drop out his rigs and nabbed himself 4 Carp to 20lb. Julian had a great day session on Sunday banking 12 Carp to 28lb2oz using solid bags and wafters, unfortunately Julian had to cut his session short as he ran out of bait not thinking he would go through it, good angling buddy 😊 Jordan caught 2 Carp to 15lb10 using fake corn. After his session over on Winters, George Hibbs decided on a move over to the Carp lake where he was rewarded with 4 Carp up to 21lb12oz. Cremino bottom baits from baitworks came into play for Paul Hargreaves which aided him in banking 4 Carp to 19lb while his friend Jordan had a fantastic session catching 13 Carp to an impressive 28lb8oz with 10 of his fish going over the 20lb barrier, Great angling Jordan 😊 A short 24 hour session saw Gary Morrell snatch 3 Carp to 18lb8oz on a mix of diamond white pop up’s and DNA bug wafters.WINTERS Steven Freear fished a bottom bait for 3 Carp up to 18lb4oz during his night session, George had a successful session as he brought 7 Carp to the bank on Zigs and Squid 2t from Innovate baits. With a slow start to his 48-hr session Justin Rock decided on a move of swims and to say it paid off is an understatement, Justin went on to bank himself a new PB in the shape of a lovely looking Common of 31lbs backed up by 6 other Carp, Great angling Justin and congratulations on the PB 😊 Lee Morgan fired out a solid bag armed with a wafter to capture a Common of 21lb. Krill bottom baits did the trick for Paul Baker as he caught a 14lb Common.BECKS LAKEGraham Atkins used fake corn for a Common of 10lbs. Dean produced a 15lb8oz Common and that fell to the Fix Wafter from innovate Baits, Paul was fishing on the Surface to land 3 Carp to 13lb. Eli and his dad were back with the winning corn, maggots, and ground bait combo to snare a bag of Roach, Rudd, Perch and Bream. Joe Doherty snared a 17lb8oz Common using a wafter. Dale smashed Becks with zigs to be rewarded with 8 Carp to 16lb. Nathan popped out his pop up to catch 2 Carp to 15lb. Ashley opted for Manilla bottom baits from the Sticky baits family and bought 3 Carp to 16lb to the bank. Gareth fished with scopex squid and fake corn to tempt one 14lb Common and 6 Bream to 5lb to his net. Jimmy Thomas caught a Bream and an 18lb8oz Common fishing with scopex squid. Andy Smith used a wafter to tempt a 21lb Common to the bank. Tony Palmer grabbed a 6lb tench alongside 2 Carp to 19lb fishing with cherry boilies. Well done to Brendan with a personal best common of 21lb3oz.BOONEYS LAKEBen Stockwell got stuck into Booneys with 5 Carp to 21lb15oz from a wafter. IB pop up was the winning bait for Jamie Mountcastle as he produced a Common of 28lb. James was rudely awoken at 1 am by Nash pineapple bottom bait eating Common of 25lb. Bobby fished an Incredibale baits pop up to snare 2 mid 20 lb Commons to his net.MATCH CANALSteve Rowland started the day off well by capturing 2 Carp to 11lb and a ton of Roach that couldn’t resist his meat.DAMSEL LAKEJamie was Fly Fishing with a Deer Hair Fly to land a 21lb Common. Callum fished his Ronnie rig to snare a Mirror of 18lbs. One of our angling coaches decided to have some time to himself after a few tuitions and ended up with a couple of bangers, 2 Mirrors of 28lb and 31lb that took a liking to Stuart’s cell bottom bait, well in buddy great angling 😊 Kieran fished with the Nutcracker and captured 2 Commons to 15lb. Yellow wafters done the trick for Rob Laurence as he banked 2 Carp to 23lb1oz. Damien had a good night as he banked 5 Carp up to 18lb fishing a combo of monster crab and squid n krill bottom baits.BLUNHAMSteve Brown fished with pellets for a bag of Rudd and Perch. Steve went for the silvers on maggots and had some Roach and Perch plus a bonus 8lb Carp. Graham and Piers fly fished for 3 Carp on a biscuit fly. Iain Vale did a short session on the surface with a dynamite baits durable hooker and landed 4 Carp. A big well done to Mark Cooper who had 6 Carp up to a personal best and new lake RECORD with 21lb2oz Common on a pop-up 😊. Del surface fished a dog biscuit for a 12lb8oz Common, while Kris had a 14lb7oz Mirror on the same tactic. A BIG congratulations goes out to young Ronnie who has been coming to Blunham for his Angling tuition with our Angling coach Stuart Hyams, Ronnie’s lesson was to tackle surface fishing and after a slow start he managed a new PB from the top weighing in at 10lb. Well in young man 😊.Lynn Daniel fished Surface for 2 Carp to 9lb, Jack also nipped 2 off the top to 12lb and Dave Trundell bagged himself 3 Carp to 12lb they too fell to Surface fishing, Phill Wright made his regular appearance and caught a Common of 7lb4oz fishing a krill pellet. With a new PB under his belt young Ronnie came back for a day with his dad enjoying captures from Roach, Perch and Bream from maggots but then via his Carp rod yet another PB was bought to the bank this time a Common of 10lb4oz. Again, well in young Sir, glad to see the lessons are paying off. ... See MoreSee Less
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All of us here at Manor Farm Lakes want to wish Mark Cooper a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on banking the BLUNHAM lake record Common at 21lbs2oz 🎣🏆😊#manorfarmlakes #dayticketfishing #blunhamlake Our bookings are open up to the 30th December 2021. Our caravan site is open.We only allow the Angler and their children plus ONE Adult Guest in the swim. Other visitors are not allowed.Bookings must be made online in advance – tickets cannot be purchased at our ticket kiosk.Every angler must book separately – any group bookings will be cancelled by us.Arrival for Nights is from 3pm to set up for a 4pm start – finish is through the exit gate before 4pm the next day.BEFORE BOOKING & ARRIVING YOU MUST READ THE ANGLING TRUST CURRENT UPDATED GUIDELINES AT anglingtrust.net/covid-19/ ... See MoreSee Less
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A good few weeks ago we had the guy's from Solar Tackle drop down to produce a short film targeting day ticket fishing. To say it went rather well was an understatement so please take a look at the sneak peak trailer with the full film due to be released very soon over on the Solar Tackle page 🎣 🎬😎#manorfarmlakes#dayticketcarping#solartackle ... See MoreSee Less
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MANOR FARM LAKES LTD
Bailiff tip : With the temperatures up and most of the fish cruising, get on the surface gear and zigs 😉 Our bookings are open up to the 30th December 2021. Our caravan site is open.We only allow the Angler and their children plus ONE Adult Guest in the swim. Other visitors are not allowed.Bookings must be made online in advance – tickets cannot be purchased at our ticket kiosk.Every angler must book separately – any group bookings will be cancelled by us.Arrival for Nights is from 3pm to set up for a 4pm start – finish is through the exit gate before 4pm the next day.BEFORE BOOKING & ARRIVING YOU MUST READ THE ANGLING TRUST CURRENT UPDATED GUIDELINES AT anglingtrust.net/covid-19/#manorfarmlakesCATCH REPORT FROM 13th July to 20th July 2021CARP LAKEMark was using Krill Boilies to land a 2 Carp to 24lb, Simon and Tanya caught 3 Carp to 19lb8oz they fell to Manilla Boilies, Malcolm netted a 13lb8oz Common and 2 Tench using a B/bait and Solid bag. Richard fired out a pink pop up to snare himself a mirror of 19lb.Callum was using a Zig, Jay landed a 15lb4oz Common his chosen bait a Monster Crab Pop-up and Solid bag, Joe Miles had a 9lb12oz Common on a Yellow Pop-up, Curried L/meat done the damage for Simon as grabbed himself a 19lb Common, IB Pop-up caught Callum a 11lb Common. Jay plotted up in the shallow bay as he knew the fish would turn up and was rewarded with 7 Carp to 22lb4oz. Ian Bartram landed a 19lb2oz Mirror on a Solid bag, early hours is when it kicked off for Kelvin and had a quick flurry of 6 Carp to 19lball falling to Monster Baits Beast Boilie, Don Orton landed a 21lb White Ghosty that came on a 9ft Zig in 10 feet of water, Eddie, Phoebe and Imogen enjoyed their session by producing 15 Carp and 1 Tench to 22lb between them they came on a Cell B/bait and Halibut Pellet.WINTERS Mark had a big smile on his face as he landed a 28lb6oz Mirror using Dynamite Tiger Nut Boilies, Ian Bartram caught 2 Carp 6lb method here Solid bag, Ryan landed 3 Carp to a 20lb Common on CC Moore P/t. James had a Common of 8lbs on a krill boilie fished in a solid bag. Mainline’s essential cell bottom baits worked a treat for Charlie as he banked 2 Commons to 20lb. Stephan went with freezer baits straight out the bag and snagged 2 Carp to 15lb. Steve Freear got the dog biscuits going and snatched 3 Carp to 20lb3oz from the top. A bottom bait did the trick for Kevin as he saved a blank by capturing a 12lb common. Dan Clarke wiggled out 3 Carp to 16lb6oz using bottom baits from the Sticky baits stable. Considering the temperatures this week, Adrian decided to build a snowman consisting of baits from sticky and was rewarded with 3 Carp to 17lb. Patrick proved yet again that the Cell from Mainline baits is a sure thing as he landed 2 Carp to 14lb. Antony squeezed out a Common and a Mirror Carp with both fish at 18lb.Sticking with the Cell, Gary netted 2 Commons to 17lb. Regular Danny Houghton has been putting the effort in on Winters for quite some time now, this session turned out to be a winner as Danny banked 6 Carp including the very sought after Moonscale at 29lb14oz, Huge congratulations from all of us here Danny as we know how much you wanted that fish 😊 BECKS LAKEMichael Cooper landed a Common of 17lbs on a manilla dumbell. Graham caught 1 Tench and 1 Bream on Pop-ups, 4 Carp fell to Kieran to 18lb5oz on homemade Pop-ups. Mitchell put out a bed of Mainline’s cell and link boilies to trick a 13lb common into the back of his net. Tom fished a Ronnie rig over a spod mix to capture a Common of 17lb. Raff had a good night banking 4 Carp including 2 20lber’s on Mainline’s cell bottom baits. Young Eli and his Dad enjoyed the day catching plenty of Roach, Rudd, Bream, Perch and a few Skimmers using maggots over a ground bait mix. Michael netted 2 carp to 24lb8oz and 1 Bream they fell to a Solid bag and Cell Pop-upBOONEYS LAKEJames had 2 Carp to 17lb10oz on an Almond Pop-up, Andy Uhl netted a 18lb on a Solid bag. First time fishing Booneys and Sam managed a Tench and a lovely looking Common of 21lb8oz that fell to a solid bag and yellow pop up. Don also on for his first time fished pop up’s and was greeted with 2 Carp to 24lb8oz. Was an absolute pleasure to meet Colin this week who was fishing with a pop up named the Beast from Monster baits mounted to chod that rang the alarm with a Common of 18lbs10oz. Toby fired out the dog biscuits to snare a Common and a Mirror to the upper double region. Mathew Ryall fished the Cell with a fluro topper over pellet to bag himself 2 Carp to 21lb.MATCH CANALPaste is proving to be the go-to bait on The Canal as Paul used this method and was rewarded with 3 Carp to 10lb.DAMSEL LAKENeil Large enjoyed his session and landed 3 Carp to 20lb 10oz using a Yellow Pop-up over corn, Dave Welch also had 3 Carp to 18lb1oz they fell to a Ess Cell Pop-up, a great session was had by Nathan as he brought 10 Carp to the bank to 26lb all on Squid 2t, Keith Richardson and his Mussels captured 2 Carp to 20lb. a Mainline Pineapple Pop-up brought Peter a 16lb Common.Toff was Fly Fishing with Dog Biscuit to land 4 carp to18lb, Graham also on the Fly Fishing with Dog Biscuit caught 8 carp to 20lb, Ricky landed a 19lb3oz Mirror on M/line Banoffee Pop-up, Josh had a rush of Carp at 6am landing 6 in a short time on a Pink Wafter and Solid bag. Blast from the past Dan Pullen fished a mere hells yells pop up and extracted 3 Carp to 21lb.BLUNHAMSteve managed an 8lb Common, caught from a zig rig, Adam Cunningham was on the lake for his STAG DOOOO and netted a Load of Silvers ( don’t forget to bring your WIFE next time), George Cunningham had a 5lb Common also on L/meat, Garry Law fishing for the first time in 10 Years produced himself a 13lb Common, David Cunningham and his maggots got a load of Perch, Matt was fishing with bread to land 3 Carp to 10lb.First timers Reece and Amber enjoyed the sunshine with 11 Carp off the Surface to 17lb. Larry netted a 9 Carp on L/meat. Anthony fished a Bandum wafter to tempt a Common of 7lb to his net while his young son Lewis caught himself a big bag of Roach. 7-year-old Oliver managed 13 perch and a Roach with maggots being the bait of choice. Luncheon meat proved to be the winner as Chris Lewis landed his and I quote “a nice BIG FAT Bream”. Maggots and corn bought a haul of Bream and Roach to Chris’s net. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

MANOR FARM LAKES LTD
As of tomorrow and in line with the lifting of COVID restrictions, we shall be amending our list of rules especially regarding our visitor tickets that will now allow the angler and their children plus one guest.With the lifting of restrictions why not take your friend or other half fishing for the day with a free one day license via the Angling trust's take a friend fishing scheme.#manorfarmlakes#anglingtrustYou can now pre-register for #TakeaFriendFishing!Last year, over 4,000 people took part in Take a Friend Fishing. Can we beat that this summer?Pre-register now at - anglingtrust.net/takeafriendfishing/#takeafriendfishing #getfishing ... See MoreSee Less
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All Anglers must make themselves aware of all the current rules via this link before booking  https://anglingtrust.net/covid-19/ 


We are open for all Anglers for Day and Night fishing.

All bookings MUST be made online in advance for NHS Test & Trace – tickets cannot be purchased at the ticket machine – please do not arrive onsite without pre-booking.

Every angler must book separately – any group bookings will be cancelled by us.
Day Ticket arrival is from 6am to 9pm – your day ticket expires at the exit gate at 9pm so please ensure you are offsite before 9pm.
Arrival for Nights is from 3pm to set up for a 4pm start – finish is through the exit gate before 4pm the next day.

We allow the Angler with their children plus ONE Adult guest only. NO OTHER VISITORS.

Our Caravan Site is open with it’s toilet/shower block open.

Please do not visit us if you are feeling unwell or have come into contact with anyone who has tested positive for Covid – please do not put our staff or other Anglers at risk.We retain the right to refuse entry to any Angler or Visitor if we have any doubts or concerns. We all have a duty to protect everyone else and protect the right to fish so please do not try to bend the rules for us to then ask you to leave.

Manor Farm Lakes Team 

Manor Farm Lakes is an extensive 100 acre fishery based in the heart of Central Bedfordshire, with easy access from the A1. Manor Farm Lakes consists of a range of 7 different fishing lakes with an 18 van touring caravan site with electric hook-ups.

A range of fishing experiences are catered for at Manor Farm Lakes including carp fishing for pleasure anglers and specialists, night fishing, fly fishing for carp, match and coarse angling as well as predator spinning, lure and deadbait fishing in the winter months. The River Ivel acts as the boundary along our eastern edge and is also available to fish with a good head of chub, barbel, pike and bream.

Our Lakes

The Lakes

Manor Farm’s 7 lakes together with the dedicated Match Canal provide a different challenge for anglers of all levels and experience. More Information.

Gift Certificates

Gift certificates are now available to purchase as Single Day Ticket Gifts or 5 x Days Ticket Gifts.  More Information.