Brooke Lane Carthagena Fishery
Carthagena Lock, Broxbourne,
Possibly one of the oldest gravel pits in Hertfordshire, formerly known as Heartbreak Pit. Brooke Lake is around five acres in size, it’s features and make up make this a carp anglers dream. With reedy fringes, lily pads, gravel bars, silt channels and depths between 8 to 13 feet, there are endless possibilities to fish to and features to find.
The lake is a great place for you to fine tune your skills and learn all the techniques needed to be a successful carp angler. It responds very well to surface baits in the summer but standard bottom bait techniques work year round and the lake still fishes well throughout the winter months.