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BAILIFF TIP: With the fish up in the water, it can really pay to fish a black piece of foam up the water column 😉Our bookings are open to the 30th of September 2021.We only allow the Angler and members of their household 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.Our Caravan Site is open for independent caravanning. Covid restrictions mean Caravans will need to have their own self-contained toilet facilities, until the 17th of May at the earliest.BEFORE BOOKING & ARRIVING YOU MUST READ THE ANGLING TRUST CURRENT UPDATED GUIDELINES AT anglingtrust.net/covid-19/#manorfarmlakesCATCH REPORT FROM 5th May to 10th MayCARP LAKEJack`s 2 Carp to a 20lb Common fell to a Solid bag, Neil produced 3 Carp to 16lb his bait a Manilla Boilie and Solid bag, Iain Vale had a 13lb Common on a Boilie, Dave Barnham enjoyed his session by landing 4 Carp to a 24lb8oz Mirror including the Black and White Koi all on Ess Cell.Joe Miles caught his 11lb8oz Common using a Zig with Black Foam for the first time on that rig. Ted Day started his day the right way as at 05.45 his rod burst into life and he was greeted with a new PB Common of 28lb. Jake fished a manilla wafter to land himself a lovely Common of 25lb8oz. Rianne used chocolate orange pop up to land a very pretty Mirror of 14lb. Alex Rebegea went with his ever-faithful fake corn to land 3 Commons up to 23lb.WINTERSBarry and Clare had a successful trip netting 7 Carp to 26lb on Sticky Baits Krill Boilies glugged in Spicy Squid, Kerry opted for spinner rigs loaded with pineapple pop ups and landed 2 Commons both at 10lb. Regular Danny Houghton found it to be fishing quite hard but managed two bites landing the pair with the biggest hitting the dials at just over 20lb, Live system bottom baits doing the business for him as normal. Gary Hasson fired out a Cell bottom bait to produce two Commons up to 22lb. Steve hit 3 Commons to 26lb using Stick baits Krill wafters with solid bags loaded with krill and bloodworm pellets. Miller had a great 24 hours catching 5 Carp to 32lb8oz including a 21lb Mirror with all bites coming from solid bags. Kevin landed 2 Carp with the biggest being a Mirror of 31lb with a tiger nut wafter as his chosen bait. A 19lb Common was the only bite for Colin using DNA bug.BECKS LAKEMalcolm helped himself to a 21lb9oz Common on a Scopex Squid Boilie, Dean popped out 7 five were over 20lb to a Carp to 29lb1oz using a 16m Pink Pop-up, Mitchell enjoyed his first trip to Manor bringing 3 Carp to the bank weighing up to 25lb bait here was a Banoffee Pop-ups. Gavin Newman fired out a white coconut pop up to be rewarded with a 20lb Common. Tom was on CC Moore L/s to land his 23lb8oz Common, a Sticky Bait Manilla Boilie inside a Solid bag brought Dave King 3 Carp to 23lb8oz and Dave Ryan had a Pop-up bring him a 27lb Mirror, EES Cell Boilie in a Solid bag done the damage to land a 22lb10oz Common. Tom used solid bags and yellow hi viz pop ups to land a Tench of 6lb12oz. Luke fired out Cell boilies glugged in manilla to land a new PB Mirror of 28lb5oz. BOONEYS LAKEToby Coulton using a Zig was rewarded with a 20lb 7oz Mirror. Martin Coveney pulled out a Mirror of 27lb on a sweet amino boilie. Steven Freear keeps rolling on as he caught 2 Carp to a 26lb6oz Common his chosen bait the Solid Bag. Tony Payne set up in a swim he didn’t really fancy with the mindset of jumping into another one when it became free, Tony stayed put as it was show after show and was rewarded with 3 Carp to 30lb8oz and an 8lb Tench all taken on DNA baits. Alex used fake corn to tempt a 20lb Common to his net. Daniel left the complex a happy chappy as he now has a new PB in the shape of a 32lb8oz Common that was caught on a Mainline white cell wafter tipped off with maggots. Gabriel Prodan used bottom baits over corn to land himself two lovely looking Commons with the larger one going 32lbs. Chris Williams had a great session - apart from playing his fish in the rain at first light without his hoody on - but that did not dampen his spirits as he went on to land 5 Carp to 29lb. Lloyd stuck with his Stella Yella pop ups to land 2 Commons up to 28lb1oz and a Mirror of 21lb5oz. Albie was like a Cheshire Cat by the time I got round to him as he was also sat with a new PB Common of 29lb13oz and also a Mirror of 20lb4 with both fish taking a liking to a 12 mm pineapple popup deployed via a solid bag. Paul done a night down in the shallows and was greeted with a 27lb10oz Common this morning. Jordan Reynolds used a pink northern special to land a Common of 15lb. Lee bagged himself a Mirror of 22lb. Ethan was not having much luck in the main body of water and after taking a walk down to the shallows and seeing what can only be described as a 'dolphin show', he decided to move in the dark, first light came, and he produced two Commons up to 18lb on yellow pineapple pop ups. Well in young man glad the move paid off 😉MATCH CANALOur bailiff John the pope Patmore gave the Canal a go in the afternoon and was rewarded with 7 Carp to 10lbs from the margin on sweetcorn.DAMSEL LAKELionel Varney was using a Dumbell to lure his lovely Common to the bank weighing at 27lb8oz. Matt delivered 3 Carp to 20lb6oz on Pop-ups, Richard Atkinson enjoyed the milder weather and sat upon setting his bottom baits to the margins and was rewarded with 4 Commons to a cracking 25lb in weight.BLUNHAMDel had a great day with a good bag of 7 fish including a 3lb Tench his baits were Casters, Hemp and Tares, Dave Trundell enjoyed a cracking day as he landed 5 Carp to 12lb and 3 Bream to 3lb his chosen bait a Pink Wafter, Phil Wright was happy with his days’ work as he landed 2 mid double Commons on L/meat. Mick smashed out a netful of decent Roach to just over a pound on red maggots. ... See MoreSee Less
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All of us here at Manor Farm Lakes would like to Congratulate Mr Jason Spence on the capture of FRANKIE from Winters Lake on Monday at a very healthy looking weight of 41lbs 8oz. Jason's winning tactics consisted of a Krill wafter deployed via a solid bag to give him a mid morning bite. Jason now sits with not only the Lake record but our Complex record too. Not a bad Monday to have in anyone's books, again well in Jason 😏🎣With the weather conditions set to change, it would pay to book early to avoid disappointment and you could be sat on the banks of Manor with your own PB 😜🎣☀️#manorfarmlakes ... See MoreSee Less
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Our bookings are open up to the 21st June 2021.We only allow the Angler and members of their household 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.Our Caravan Site is open for independent caravanning. Covid restrictions mean Caravans will need to have their own self-contained toilet facilities, until the 17th of May at the earliest.BEFORE BOOKING & ARRIVING YOU MUST READ THE ANGLING TRUST CURRENT UPDATED GUIDELINES AT anglingtrust.net/covid-19/#manorfarmlakesCATCH REPORT FROM 28th of April to the 4th of MayCARP LAKEAlan Jackson caught 3 Carp to 21lb8oz, Lee had 2 Carp to 17lb8oz using Worms he also had 2 Tench, Andrew fished with maggots to land a 6lb Tench. A banoffee wafter was the bait of choice for Darren who had 2 Carp up to 21lbs. Mr “R” fished solid bags to land 3 Commons up to 20lbs. Stuart Thomas left all smiles as he beat his PB in the shape of a 23lb Common caught using a Sticky manilla bait while his son Craig called for the bailiff boots and was also rewarded with a new PB Common weighing in at 22lb and a smaller Common of 16lb2oz caught on a yellow manilla pop up, Well in Gentleman 😊 Kerry had a quieter session then normal with only the one Carp banked but I’m sure he didn’t mind as the one bite he had was a 30lb2oz Common that found his pineapple pop up irresistible. Dell found himself in a quiet bay where he deployed his cell wafter tipped with corn and was delighted to land himself a Common of 24lb9oz in very chilly conditions. Ian Bartram finished a run of blanks with a Common of 16lb124oz via a solid bag. Jason and John had a great day session banking 7 between them up to 24lb8oz on a variety of tactics including Zigs, pop ups and solid bags. Gabor Kovacs rang the dinner bell with his ringer pellet to land a Common of 16lb8oz. Josh opted for a Mainline baits pink fruity squid wafter to net a Common of 15lb. Alin Caught 3 Commons up to 22lb. WINTERSToby Hollyoak landed an impressive Common of 32lbs on innovate baits squid 2 T. Justin Clark went with a pop up from the Sticky baits stable and netted a lovely looking Common of 31lbs. Sean Pashley had 2 Carp including a Mirror of 32lb.Alfie caught 2 Carp up to a healthy weight of 25lb14oz using a pop up. Jordan fished with a pop up to snare 2 Commons up to 27lb12oz. Andy slipped the net over his prize Common of 13lb8oz caught on a krill snowman presentation.BECKS LAKEBradley fished a pop-up to land a 6lb Bream. Dave Jenkins had a Common of 25lbs, plus a Mirror of 20lbs and a small Tench on a pop-up. Ryan Murphy landed 2 Commons to 20lb2oz on a white pop-up. Jason Shill fished the margin to land 2 Commons to 15bs on pop-ups. Brett Collins had a lovely looking Common of 29lb14oz. Adam Melton slipped the net over an 8lb Bream using a solid bag and fake corn. Shane lawless took the law into his own hands and banked 2 Commons up to 14lb using pink and a yellow pop up. Peter used double fake corn to land a Bream of 9lb while his pal Ritchie bagged a bigger Bream of 12lb8oz on a Mainline baits yellow pineapple pop up.BOONEYS LAKEPhil Hilton cracked the lake with 3 Carp including a stunning Mirror of 32lb4oz on an xcel baits ksc pop-up. Steve Hibbert landed a personal best Common of 32lb10oz on a pop-up. Shane Pearson landed a cracking personal best Common of 30lb8oz on a yellow pop-up. Gary Smith fished with a solar baits double bait and was rewarded with an 18lb Common. A cc moore pop-up did the trick for Steve Page with 3 Carp up to 26lbs. A shrimp and plum pop-up proved the downfall for a 28lb4oz Mirror for Jay Smith. Mick fished a bottom bait to land a Mirror of 24lbs. Daniel Murray fished a cell bottom bait to snare a Mirror of 24lbs. Danny showed his angling class with 5 Carp up to 26lb2oz fishing single baits to showing fish. Paul Hancock was rewarded with a Mirror of 16lb4oz on northern specials. Ben Stockwell nabbed himself a Common of 21lb6oz in very chilly conditions. Carl Baverstock decided to change lake on arrival, and he definitely made the right choice as he left with a lovely looking Mirror of 28lbs3oz that couldn’t resist his CC moore pop up. Bill landed a Common of 16lb on a Cell bottom bait.MATCH CANALJoe Grundy had a 5lb Common pus loads of Roach, While Jacob Grundy had a 4lb8oz bag of Roach. Jordan landed a Mirror of 5lb plus a few decent Roach and a very long Gudgeon falling to maggots. Antony helped himself to a net full of roach using maggots. Ben Knight caught two Bream to 2lbs8oz and a few Roach on maggots. Father and Son team Jamie and Arthur caught a good few Roach between them with maggots being the bait of choice. Alex and lewis managed to tempt 3 Carp each with Lewis having the bigger fish which included a gorgeous scaley Mirror of 9lb.DAMSEL LAKESteven fished scopex squid bottom baits to land a Common of 19lbs.Nathan went with the old school bait, a lump of bread to land 2 Commons up to 27lb8oz. Steven caught two Commons up to 28lbs8oz using a pop up. Jamie also used a pop up to nail himself a Common of 12lb. Nathan Slinger was all smiles as he caught his new Mirror PB of 27lb from a pop up, well done bud😊 Callum went with the fake corn to land himself a Tench of 3lb8oz.BLUNHAMChocolate Orange Wafter and method Feeder done the business for Steve Bangs as he caught a 10lb1oz Common and a 6lb9oz Bream and the same combination does the biz for his brother Andy Bangs as landed a Mirror of 12lb2oz and a Bream of 5lb5oz. Geoff fired out a zig rig and was rewarded with a 9lb Common. ... See MoreSee Less
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BAILIFF TIP: The fish are still being a bit slow to get on the feed at the moment, its best to fish small bags or even single hook baits. Don’t forget to try the margin as these are warming up during the day.Our bookings are open up to the 21st June 2021.We only allow the Angler and members of their household 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.Our Caravan Site is open for independent caravanning. Covid restrictions mean Caravans will need to have their own self-contained toilet facilities, until the 17th of May at the earliest.BEFORE BOOKING & ARRIVING YOU MUST READ THE ANGLING TRUST CURRENT UPDATED GUIDELINES AT anglingtrust.net/covid-19/#manorfarmlakes ... See MoreSee Less
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MANOR FARM LAKES LTD
BAILIFF TIP: With the fish up in the layers and with natural hatches of Inverts, It really can play to fish a zig rig especially as the water temperature is on the rise and a few of Manors bigger residents are starting to get on the munch 😉 Our bookings are open up to the 21st June 2021.We only allow the Angler and members of their household 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.Our Caravan Site is open for independent caravanning. Covid restrictions mean Caravans will need to have their own self-contained toilet facilities, until the 17th of May at the earliest.BEFORE BOOKING & ARRIVING YOU MUST READ THE ANGLING TRUST CURRENT UPDATED GUIDELINES AT anglingtrust.net/covid-19/#manorfarmlakesCATCH REPORT FROM 21st April to 27th AprilCARP LAKEIain Vale landed 3 Carp to a 17lb Common his chosen bait Pacific Tuna Wafter. Paul James enjoyed a few nights on the Lake and was rewarded with 9 Carp of which 5 were Twenties up to a 28lb4oz Common all caught on Sticky Bait Krill Boilie tipped with fake Corn. A Buchuberry wafter tipped with maggots was all that Danny needed to land a Common of 26lb8oz. Joe Miles was greeted with a Common of 18lbs4oz taken on a wafter via a solid bag. Dave Barnham caught two Carp to 16lb on his ever-reliable essential cell. Michael swapped between solid bags and zigs to be rewarded with 6 Carp to 18lb while his friend Nicky went with solid bags and caught 2 Carp to 18lb. Hugh fished a 3ft zig loaded with black foam to produce a Common of 18lb12oz. Darryl had a great session netting himself 6 Carp including Commons of 22lb, 28lb and an immaculate Common of 30lb4oz with all bites falling to sweetcorn, Well done Buddy great result 😊 Regular Kerry bagged 6 Carp to 28lb using fake corn a small solid bags.Clive Hickson with double fake Corn caught a Common Carp of 15lb.WINTERSLee Morgan had a great session capturing 7 Carp to a 29lb Common on Solid bags and Wafters, Walter enjoyed a brace of Commons to 25lb caught one on CCM L/s the other on Complex T, Steve had 2 bites of his session landing them both with the biggest being a Zip linear Mirror hitting the dials at 23lb8oz coming from solid bags and a wafter. Jack used a squid pop up to land a Common of 17lb. Danny Houghton had a frustrating session as he could see the fish, but they just didn’t want to pick his bait up, that changed in the early hours as he was greeted with a 25lb zip linear that liked his live system over pacific tuna. Aiden braved a couple of frosty nights and mornings to be rewarded with 4 Carp up to 24lb including a fully scaled Mirror, all fish fell to solid bag tactics with Nash scopex. Darryl’s mainline salty squid did the job for him as he landed a Common of 21lb12oz. Lee Morgan popped back for another session and landed two Commons of 21lb and 31lb on solid bags and wafters while his Dad, Captain Bryan Morgan landed a Mirror of 27lbs that hasn’t been seen before. BECKS LAKEOliver Berti and his Maggot Feeder landed him a 8lb2oz Bream, Mark delivered another nice Common to the bank coming in at 26lb8oz his chosen bait L/meat. Brett used solid bags to tempt out a Common of 15lb. Scott landed a Common of 14lbs using a pineapple pop up. Ricky had a blast on Becks netting 3 Carp which included an 18lb Mirror and a 19lb12oz Common both liking his banoffee pop up. Terry started the day off in style netting himself a cracker of a Mirror and new PB of 23lb, well done Sir 😊. John Smiths first visit to the banks of Manor and he left a happy man after netting himself a Mirror of 15lb that could not resist his double fake corn. Dane fired out a wafter and was greeted with a 14lb Common. A pop up did the trick for Harry as he netted himself a plump Common of 18lb8oz.Jake slid a scopex bottom bait to bag a Common of 16lb. BOONEYS LAKEMr Derek Arnold had productive day as he caught 5 Tench to 8lb using a Maggot Feeder, Adam produced a 15lb Common on a Northern Special Pink Wafter. Sticky baits Mulbz pop up did the trick for Jack Bateman as he landed a Common of 22lb while Josh opted to fish a 6ft zig and was rewarded with a Common of 24lb8oz. Danny went with a yellow mulbs pop up to land a Common of 21lb. Ben had a great session bagging himself 4 Carp upto the magical 20lb mark using a corked nutcracker and strawberry bait with pellet over the top. Adam clocked a few fish basking in the sun on the surface and started to fire out the dog biscuits and was rewarded with a Common of 22lb8oz. Bobby caught 3 lovely Commons to just over 20lb and a double take with Tench weighing in at 8lb. Pete netted a 17lb10oz CommonMATCH CANALIan Morgan had a productive day as brought to the bank loads of Roach and a 4lb Bream all fell to Casters, Paul Cheek had Roach, Perch and 2 Carp to 10lb bait here Hooker Pellets, Sarah had 2 Carp to 8lb using Maggots, Brian Ferrett and his L/meat netted himself a 10lb Common. Pete Soden bagged himself a net full of Roach and a Common of just over 3lb while his young son Oliver netted himself a new PB in the shape of 9lb Common all caught on sweetcorn. Huge congratulations go to Gary Ansell fishing dead maggots to bank 4 Carp to 20lbs2oz and a load of Roach and Perch on his new pole😊. Ian Angel produced a net full of Roach on Maggots, Morgan landed a 9lb and a 6lb Carp with a net full of Roach using single Casters.DAMSEL LAKEMitchell caught an 11lb Common from a trusty tutti fruity pop up. A mad baits pop up was all that was needed for Scott as he bagged himself a 20lb Mirror. Kelvin captured a Mirror of 22lb8oz on a black foamed zig. Daniel used fake corn to land himself a Common of 24lb. Simon fished a wafter and was rewarded with a Mirror of 24lb. Ryan Delivered a 19lb2oz Mirror on a White Manilla Pop-up from Sticky Baits and a jog over 20lb Mirror using this time a ESS Ib Wafter.BLUNHAMDave caught 2 Carp to 5lb off the Surface. Andy Bangs managed a Common of 14lb4oz, while brother Steven had 2 Bream to 6lb9oz plus a Tench of 3lb6oz. Ian was catch loads of Roach on Worms, Neil French had his first trip since September and was rewarded with a 12lb Common on Sweetcorn, a 9lb11oz Common fell to Jack Wilderspin he was using L/meat. Mike tussled with an angry 15lb Common but eventually led into his net on a piece of Bacon Grill. Surface bait in the shape of a lump of bread did the job for John helping him catch a Common of 14lb. Kev rigged up with Maggots to produce Rudd, Roach and Perch. Maxi and his Dad had a good couple of days on Blunham over the weekend, using a secret wafter. Friday 6 carp to 18lb including two mirrors and Saturday 10 fish to 17lb, including a new PB for Maxi, Well done young man 😊. ... See MoreSee Less
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We are open for all Anglers for Day and Night fishing.

All bookings MUST be made online in advance for Track & 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 tickets 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.

Anglers must fish alone or only with members of their household in the swim – NO OTHER VISITORS – if they do not live with you do not invite them to ‘pop in and see you’ as we will then need to ask them and you to leave site. Please do not visit other Anglers swims.

Our Caravan Site is now open – Covid restrictions mean Caravans will need to have their own self-contained toilet facilities, until the 17th of May at which date the toilet/shower block will reopen.

 

Please wear a mask when collecting your ticket at the kiosk and maintain social distance.

Please do not visit us if you are feeling unwell or have come into contact with anyone who has tested positive for Covid – 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, including questions of household mixing.

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.

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

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