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,Fairford
Gloucestershire
 
 

Whelford Pools

Fairford, Gloucestershire, GL7 4DT. Tel: +44 (0)1285 713649/711339

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Whelford Pools is set in the tranquil surroundings in the heart of the Cotswolds. Noted as one of the top Day Ticket Carp Venues in the country, Whelford Pools is home to beautiful Mirror, fully scaled, Linear and Common Carp upto 29lb.

Whelford Pools, Fairford Day Ticket Lake

Whelford Pools is an established mature lake that extends to four acres in size. An interesting complex now comprising three areas of water linked by two channels.

There are two islands with numerous features such as lily pads and reed beds and rushes.

The lake has depths of up to eight feet and has underwater features such as gravel bars and silt sections.

The waters are home to Carp weighing in at up to 29lbs, with a great many at 20lbs plus, the average size is about 19lbs.

Whelford Pools, Fairford There are also Pike weighing in at up to low 20lb’s, Perch to 3lb 8oz, Roach to 2lb 9oz, specimen Tench to 12lb and Bream to 8lb.

Syndicate Lake

The Syndicate Lake is a pretty, three-acre lake with depths up to 12 feet. There are numerous features and an island. The well-stocked lake has approximately 120 Carp weighing up to 34lb.

The Syndicate Lake is open only to 25 members per year, no day tickets are available.

The Tackle Shed Ltd

An extremely well stocked on site shop. The Tackle Shed has a wide range of tackle and clothing from the likes of FOX, NASH, ESP, SHIMANO, SOLAR, WYNCHWOOD, CHUB, JRC, KORDA and TRAKKER. Rods are from manufacturers like Greys or Harrison and there is also a good choice of reels.

A selectrion of baits are also available including frozen particles, groundbait, dips, pop ups and deadbaits.

The Tackle Shop also stocks camping equipment, hot and cold snacks, drinks,sweets and ice cream.

Angler's Information

Facilities
Rules and Regulations

Acceptable

  • Barbless Hooks Only
  • 2 Rod Limit Per Angler
  • Unhooking Mats Must Be Used- these can be purchesed at the shop
  • All juniors must be with an adult either fishing or non fishing

Un-Acceptable

  • No Bent Hooks
  • No Leadcore
  • No Litter
  • No Keepnets
  • No dogs allowed on site
  • No Beachcaster rigs
  • No climbing trees
  • No damage to trees or bankside vegetation

 

Whelford Pools Ticket Prices 2006

ALL TICKETS ARE FOR A MAXIMUM OF TWO RODS PER PERSON.
ADULTS 13 YEARS AND OVER
Day Ticket7am till 9pm£9.00
24 Hours Ticket24 hr from arrival time£17.00
Evening Ticket5pm till 9pm£3.00
ACCOMPANIED JUNIORS UNDER 12 and SENIOR CITIZENS
Day Ticket7am till 9pm£5.00
24 Hours Ticket24 hr from arrival time£17.00
Evening Ticket5pm till 9pm£3.00
ACCOMPANIED JUNIORS UNDER 12 and SENIOR CITIZENS
Limited to ONE non fishing guest per angler and must be in the angler's Bivi.£3 per night