Club venue's - your essential guide

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ORCHARD LAKES

A popular commercial fishery consisting of five picturesque lakes set in 56 acres of farmland in the New Forest close to New Milton.

 

The complex boasts on-site tackle shop, café and toilet facilities. The Club has five day tickets for the complex which can be obtained from the on-site tackle shop, strictly on a first come first served basis.

 

WDAC members are required to sign in at the tackle shop and must present their membership book for identification purposes. The Club’s concession is for day fishing only. Night fishing is available at a cost of £17 per 24hr.

DIRECTIONS

  • From Christchurch take the A35 towards Southampton.
  • Turn right onto the B3055 towards Bashley.
  • Turn left into New Lane and follow signs to Orchard Lakes.

FACILITIES

  • On-site tackle shop
  • Food and drinks available with outdoor seated area

FISHERY RULES

  • Fishing 7am untill dusk.
  • No nuts, beans or catmeat.
  • Pellet fed by hand must be loose. Compressed pellet and groundbait must be fed by pole cup.
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
  • No keepnets to be used other than organised matches.
  • Fishing permits must be purchased prior to fishing. If money is collected on the bank you will be charged double.
  • No reserving pegs by leaving tackle in a swim. Any tackle found unattended will be removed by fishery staff after 30 mins.
  • Up to two rods may be used per person.
  • All feeders, leads and feeder floats must be free running.
  • BARBLESS HOOKS only, maximum size 8.
  • No braided line permitted.
  • Please do not damage trees or shrubs, treat other anglers with respect.
  • Anglers must be in possession of a current E.A rod license.
  • Fishery pellet only.

 

Further detail on the fishery is available on-line:

 

 www.orchardlakes.co.uk

 

 

CARP

Possible top weight  25lbs

 

TENCH

Possible top weight   7lbs +

 

CRUCIAN CARP

Possible top weight   2lbs +

 

CHUB

Possible top weight   3lbs +

BARBEL

Possible top weight   4lbs +

 

ROACH

Possible top weight   2lbs +

 

RUDD

Possible top weight   2lbs +

PERCH

Possible top weight   2lbs +

 

NEW LANE FROM CHRISTCHURCH

BH25 5TD

NEW LANE FROM BASHLEY/NEW MILTON

MATCH LAKE

JAKES POND

MAIN LAKE

TENCH LAKE

AIKENS POOL

PARKING

PERIMETER

SHOP/TOILETS

TOURING

CAR PARK

 

CAR PARK

 

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COMING SOON

What's happening over the coming months....

>>  We're delighted to announce that the Club now has access to five day tickets at both Orchard Lakes Fishery as well as Revels Fishery. See our venues page for more details.

 

>>  Our new for 2018 Annual Photography Competition has now launched. A designated page on the website is now live. Get your entry in for the chance to win a free annual membership.

 

>> Have a look at our new fish safety section from the main menu. Designed to provide  fundamental information on how best to target and land large fish. Have a read and if you think we can add any info, please get in touch.