The Marshes

 The Marshes , Marsh Lane ,Burton near Castle Combe, SN14 7LP   From Old Sodbury turn  right towards Burton/Castle Combe   after passing the “Old House At Home” inn look out for the turning on the left into marshes lane and you will see a board with a white dot marking the entrance to a track. This track leads up to some farm buildings please drive slowly as farm animals might be present, turn left at the end of the buildings then turn right into the track. Proceed along this track and over the motorway the entrance is the second gate on your right.

 This is the access to the lake,  scramble the lock please don’t leave it hanging open or the lock will be stolen. Toilet faculty on site, access to toilet is the same code as the gate, 1/3rd of an acre lake , 3 islands , secluded spot. With good Tench and Bream , also Roach, Rudd, Cruciansand Barbel, . Limited rod space. Close season on this lake Oct 1st to Feb 1st.

 Bowds Lake

SN15 4JA

Bowds Lake  is situated just off the M4 Junc 17

Third Exit off roundabout to Sutton Benger.

T Junction Turn Left

Over the bridge at Christian Malford

Look for turning on the left sign posted Dauntsey

Before you start to go back over the M4 on the right hand side look for Sodom Lane

Heading along Sodoms lane at the bend turn right “dead end sign”

Travel under the railway bridge and the pond is on your left

Parking is only on the gravel verge on the right hand side

Do not block the private road to the farm or any farm gates

Combination lock on main gate, code provided on membership renewal

Club Members can start using this pond as of May 1st 2014

This is a well developed pond providing excellent angling for various species of good size fish including





At the present time there are also Pike and Eels to good sizes…

Standard club rules apply and ensure that the gate is locked and the enterance code is not visible once you have entered.


At the present time all platforms are of wooden construction so as always use some common sense and ensure the area you are fishing from is safe



BS36 1BY

River Frome-Winterbourne The Crosshands Angling Club has a small stretch of river water front on the River Frome at Winterbourne.

This is a lovely stretch of the River Frome at Winterbourne.

This section of river is accessed from the bridge at the bottom of Winterbourne down , past the pub The Golden Hart , from the Downend direction, and the river section is from the first bend upstream right hand bank.

Also can be accessed from Huckford Lane.  Park in farm yard , do not obstruct equipment please.

With 6 solid metal platforms installed along the river bank with some additional areas which have been cleared to provide good access to this stretch of the river.

In the summer months you can watch the Chub gently swimming near the surface.

This is a light tackle venue



The Holiday Inn Lake

BS16 1QX

The Holiday Inn Lake is a shallow lake with a maximum depth of 4 feet and is about two acres in size with an attractive  small island feature and lots of lily pads, reeds and bull rushes.

This is an easy accessible venue, close to easy access of the M32 within the hotel grounds.

When you enter the carpark go to the far left hand side of car park in front of hotel . Register your car at reception by showing your club tab or you will be charged for parking by the car park managment scheme. Parking is free to club members.Access to the lake is to the left of the hotel off the car park.

You must sign in at the kiosk on your way to the lake , and sign out on your exit please. ( HSE)

This is mainly a carp venue but good Roach can be caught here as well. Good bags of fish can be taken from around the Lillie pads either from the centre or from the margins on this truly beautiful venue.

Mixed species of fish ranging from Carp to Roach.

Bags of 100lb can be caught here and remember you do not require heavy carp gear to fish this venue




BS39 5QL

This is a gem of a lake of just under one acre in a very picturesque location and has a small island feature and lots of reeds, bull rushes, lily pads and tree and shrub cover.

The location is behind the Hunters Rest Pub , BS39 5QL. Just past the pub coming from Radstock end , is a lane on your right.

The lake, which can be easily reached by crossing one securely gated  field from the car park.

We have Two lakes at Hunter the main lake which contains some excellent quality Carp and Tench where bags of 200lb have been common throughout this season, plus we have the smaller lake which contains some lovely quality  Tench, Crucians and Roach.

This is truly a remote venue surrounded by the peaceful countryside.

Toilet facilty on main lake near the shed on far side of lake.


Common Carp


The club have two TABS available for use on a stretch of the river WYE run by the ROSS-ON-WYE club. These are available for use on a day only basis from Geoff Ward 07717202088. Geoff is a member also of this club and will also provide details of swim locations and access. This stretch provides some great Barbel and Chub fishing.

Tan House Lake, Yate

BS37 7QL.  This was commonly known as Yate Rocks. We have free fishing here for members on presentation of membership card for one rod. Extra pound for 2 rods. Night fishing by arrangement with lake owner at an extra cost.  priority always given to campers as this is the lakes core business. Follow instruction on arrival and register your presence.

A mixed fishery with good carp to 20lbs and some excellent Roach fishing.

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