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Frant Lakes Fishery


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Frant Lakes is a large fishery set in peaceful Kent countryside settings consisting of eight lakes, five ponds and a section of the River Teise. The waters between them hold mirror carp to 40lb, common carp to 35lb, barbell to 11lb+, tench to 10lb, bream to 8lb 8oz, crucian carp to 3lb, roach to 2lb, rudd to 1lb 8oz, perch to 4lb and the odd eel to over 1lb. The water is open all year round.

Frant lakes recently opened a fishing lodge building, there is also a large cafe that offers a wide selection from full Englishi breakfast to evening meals.

Fishing Lakes


Skirmish Lake (Lake 1) - a 2 acre lake based in the shadows of woodland set around 2 central islands.
Lake 2 - a fairly secluded 2 acre lake with a number of tree stumps in the lake.
Lake 3 - a square shaped 2-3 acre lake located in the centre of the complex.
Lake 4 - a square shaped 3-4 acre lake located in the centre of the complex.
Lake 5 - a 1 acre lake with large patces of reeds in the margins.
Lake 6 - a 2 acre horse shoe shaped lake located next to lake 1.
Speci 1 - a large 3-4 acre lake packed with features including a number of central tree stumps. Speci 2 - a large 3 acre square shaped lake located next to the River Teise and Speci 1.
River Teise - a section of the River Teise runs round the back of the fishery.

Skirmish Lake

Lake 1 also known as “Skirmish” is located in the corner of the complex in woodland. The 2 acre lake is based around two central islands. Both the islands and the banks have dense amounts of overhanging trees and bushes, there is also a scattering of reeds. The swims are fairly flat grass banked swims that are raised slightly from the waters edge.

Skirmish Lake at Frant Lakes


Features: Overhanging trees and bushes, 2 islands, Reeds
Lake Size: 2 acre
Lake Depth:
Swims: 10+


Stumps Lake

Lake 2 or “Stumps” as it is otherwise known is located in the corner of the Frant Lakes complex next to Lake 1 and Lake 3. The 2 acre lake has some large patches of reeds in the margins, lily pads, overhanging trees and bushes, and some trees stumps located in the centre of the lake. The swims are generally flat swims raised slightly from the waters edge.

Stumps Lake at Frant Fishery


Features: Lilies, Reeds, Overhanging trees and bushes, Tree Stumps
Lake Size: 2 acre
Lake Depth:
Swims: 10+


Sunken Island Lake

A square shaped 2-3 acre lake joined to Lake 4 via a small foot bridge. The lake is also known as “Sunken Island”. The lake is surrounded by a scattering of trees and shrubbery with a few patches of reeds. The banks generally raised from the waters edge with some swims being flat and some being on a sloped bank.

Sunken Island at Frant Fishery Lakes


Features: Overhanging trees and bushes, Reeds
Lake Size: 2-3 acre
Lake Depth:
Swims: 20+


Car Park Lake

Lake 4 otherwise known as the “Car Park Lake” is situated in the centre of the complex just below the reception hut and the toilets. This pictures square shaped 3-4 acre lake has a scattering of trees and shrubbery around the waters edge, some reeds in the margins, and a bridge that divides lake 3 and lake 4. The swims are generally flat, grassy pegs that are raised slightly from the waters edge.

Car Park Lake


Features: Reeds, Overhanging trees and bushes, Bridge
Lake Size: 3-4 acre
Lake Depth:
Swims: 30+


Waterfall Lake

Lake 5 otherwise know as “Waterfall” is one of the smallest lakes on the complex. The 1 acre lake has large patches of reeds in the margins and a few overhanging small trees and bushes. The grassy banked swims are generally flat and are raised slightly from the waters edge.

Waterfall Lake at Frant Fishery


Features: Reeds, A few overhanging trees and bushes
Lake Size: 1 acre
Lake Depth:
Swims: 10


Lake 6

A horse shoe shaped 2 acre lake. The lake has a thin, straight island running from the bank out into the middle of the lake. The lake also has a number of overhanging trees and bushes and some reeds.

Frant Lake 6


Features: Reeds, Overhanging trees and bushes
Lake Size: 2 acre
Lake Depth:
Swims: 20+


Specimen Lake 1

A long rectangular shaped 4 acre lake located at the foot of lake 5 “waterfall” and between the River Teise and Specimen Lake 2. The lakes features include a long row of sunken trees in the centre of the lake, reeds, lilies, and a few overhanging trees and bushes. The swims are flat, grassed banked swims raised slightly from the waters edge.

Specimen Lake

Mirror Carp

Mirror Carp 35lb

Common Carp

Common Carp - 35lb

Bream

Bream - 8lb

Tench

Tench - 10lb

Roach

Roach - 1lb 8oz

Rudd

Rudd - 1lb 8oz

Perch

Perch - 4lb

Crucian Carp

Crucian Carp 3lb


Features: Reeds, Overhanging trees and bushes
Lake Size: 4 acre
Lake Depth:
Swims: 25+


Specimen Lake 2

A square shaped 3 acre lake located at the foot of a hill and between the River Teise and Specimen Lake 1. Specimen Lake 2 is the furthest lake on the complex from the entrance hut. The lakes features include sunken trees, reeds, lilies, and overhanging bushes. The swims are flat, grassed banked swims raised slightly from the waters edge.

Specimen Lake 2

Mirror Carp

Mirror Carp 35lb

Common Carp

Common Carp - 35lb

Bream

Bream - 8lb

Tench

Tench - 10lb

Roach

Roach - 1lb 8oz

Rudd

Rudd - 1lb 8oz

Crucian Carp

Crucian Carp 3lb

 

 


Features: Reeds, Lilies, Overhanging bushes, Sunken trees
Lake Size: 3 acre
Lake Depth:
Swims: 20+

 

River Teise

A stretch of the River Teise runs round the back of the Frant Lakes complex. The majority of the river is fairly narrow with a number of dense overhanging trees and bushes. The stretch of the river found just behind specimen lake 1 and specimen lake 2 has fairly flat banks but the rest is on quite steep banks.

River Teise at Frant Fishery

Barbel

Barbel: 11lb+

Perch

Perch - lb

Bream

Bream - lb

Tench

Tench - lb

Roach

Roach - 2lb

Rudd

Rudd - 1lb +


Features: Overhanging trees and bushes
River Width: 5-10 metres
River Depth:
Swims: 50+


Fishery Facilities


Fishery ParkingFishery ToiletsFishery ToiletsFishery Wheelchair AccessNight FishingFishery CafeFishery Cafe

Toilets: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Car Park: Yes

Night Fishing: Yes

Fishing Tackle Shop: Yes

Camping: No

Food and Drink: Yes

Caravaning: No

Club House: No

Accommodation: No

Cafe: Yes

Showers: Yes


Prices


Main Lakes 1-6
Day (1 rod):
Adult £10 - Junior £8
Day (2 rods): Adult £12.50 - Junior £10 - OAP £10 - Disabled £10
1/2 Day (2 rods): Adult £7.50 - Junior £5
Speci Day (3 rods): Adult £20

Spectators: £7.50, Juniors: £5


Contact Details


Contact: Paul Newman
Club:
Address: Frant Lakes, Court Lodge Down, Hawkenbury Road, Bells Yew Green, Kent
Telephone: 01892 616424
Mobile: -
Email: fishfrant@gmail.com info@frantlakes.com
Website: www.frantlakes.com

Directions


From Hastings: Take the A21 to the Paddock Wood roundabout which is located just past the Blue Boys Pub (on right hand side), turn left at roundabout towards Frant, follow the thin, windy country lane for about 2 miles until you reach the end of the road (a crossroads), turn left at the crossroads, follow the road for about 500 metres where you will see Frant Lakes singposted on your right. Follow the track down to the entrance gate where you must purchase your ticket.

 


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Fishery Rules


  1. Barbless hooks only
  2. No keepnets
  3. Landing net required
  4. Unhooking mat required
  5. Juniors must be accompanied by an adult
  6. Night anglers must have a torch, mobile phone and a first aid kit
  7. Night anglers should setup before nightfall and note position of lifebelts around the lake
  8. The reception building and access gates are locked at night, exit is not permitted until 7am
  9. Night fishermen are reminded bright lights, radios and fires are prohibited







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