Magpie Lake

Magpie Lake in Cambridgeshire offers year-round fishing for a fee.

Day tickets cost £6 for adults and £4 for children.

The lake hosts two fishing matches weekly, with limited spots available for non-participants.

Rules include having a fishing license if over 12, using barbless hooks, and taking away your rubbish.

Magpie Lake

Magpie Lake, Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Lode Lane, Wicken, Ely CB7 5XP, United Kingdom

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Magpie Lake

About Magpie Lake

Magpie Lake in Cambridgeshire is open all year for fishing. You can buy a day ticket at the lake for £6 for adults and £4 for children. There are two fishing matches each week, which means the lake is closed to other anglers, but some spots may still be available – check the Magpie gate for more information.

You can get permits from local tackle shops in Cambridge. The lake is stocked with Carp, Perch, Roach, and Rudd.

Here are the rules:
– Anglers over 12 years old must have a valid fishing license.
– Anglers under 16 must be with an adult.
– Dip your nets before using them.
– You can use keepnets only if the manager says it’s okay.
– Use barbless hooks, size 14 maximum.
– Fish only from dawn to dusk.
– Take your rubbish with you when you leave.
– Don’t use floating baits, tins on the bank, meat baits, beans, nuts, or barbed hooks.