The Old Specimen lake is a round 3 acre water that is located next to the New Specimen at the bottom of the complex. It has a large head of Carp averaging 8-10lb with fish up to 29lb. It is a very prolific water that produces run after run – catches of up to 30 fish in a 24 hour session are not uncommon.

Difficulty – Easy to moderate

Advanced booking not required, turn up and get a day ticket to fish in the Old Specimen Lake.

A trailer to a much longer video by Merlin, our resident video making season ticket holder, after 192 hours of fishing on Old Specimen Lake.