A1 Pits - South Muskham Fisheries

Carp Pike Tench
Fishery Information
A1 Pits - South Muskham Fisheries
Church Lane
South Muskham
NG23 6EQ
Fish Species
Carp Tench Pike Bream Roach Rudd
Fishery Video
Fishery Information

A1 Pits – South Muskham Fisheries offers a diverse range of lakes, each with its own unique fishing opportunities. Here is a breakdown of the lakes and the fish species you can expect to find:

1. Pit 1: This is the smallest lake and serves as a mixed fishery, making it an excellent choice for beginners and children. It is home to carp and pike, providing options for both novice anglers and those interested in specimen hunting.

2. Pit 2: Stocked with small carp up to 8 pounds, Pit 2 complements its existing population of carp weighing over twenty pounds. Additionally, you can find double-figure pike and quality roach in this lake.

3. Pit 3: This lake was stocked with 500 carp, many of which have now reached double figures in weight. There are also original fish in the lake weighing up to 30 pounds, along with a good number of bream and pike.

4. Pit 4: Known for its double-figure tench and bream, Pit 4 also contains carp weighing up to 35 pounds.

5. Pit 5: This lake is home to the largest carp (41 pounds) and pike (37 pounds) found in the A1 Pits. Many pike were transferred to Pit 5 from Pit 6 when the largest lake was drained.

6. Pit 6: The largest lake in the complex, Pit 6 poses a significant challenge for dedicated carp anglers. It holds carp weighing up to 40 pounds, providing an exciting opportunity for those seeking specimen carp.

In addition to the lakes, South Muskham Fisheries offers fishing opportunities on the River Trent. With 150 pegs available downstream from Crankly Point, anglers can target specimen carp, barbel, chub, pike, and zander. The River Trent can be challenging, so it is advisable to use appropriate gear when fishing there.

For your convenience, the nearest shops are located in Newark, just a short drive away. If you prefer takeaways, local options are available, and the bailiff can provide details. Keep an eye out for a sweet, dry aroma in the air, as it indicates the presence of the nearby Sugar Factory.

The fish species you can encounter across the A1 Pits include pike, carp, tench, bream, barbel, chub, roach, rudd, dace, and zander.