Bovington 2 has been operated as a fishery by CAPS since 1991 when we secured the fishing rights. Since then numerous stocking have resulted in a great variety of fish to catch. Carp and Tench are the main focus of attention with a good number of specimen fish. In Nov 2019 one of the carp coming out at 42lb. Whilst the number of double figure Tench is not as high as it once was, they are still in residence.
In February of 2018 the club refreshed the stock with a dozen VS Fisheries Carp these fish were between 8 & 19lb and in November 2020 five C5 and two C4 between 10lb and 18lb were also added.
All fish being a mixture of linears, leathers, heavily plated mirrors.
All Year without a close season, subject to change at any time.
The toilet is located in the car park for Bovington 2. It remains there throughout the year and is regularly cleaned by a contracted company.
Following Coronavirius lockdown, toilet reopened 12th June, see news item. If you need to use the toilet we expect you to wipe any surfaces that are to be touched prior to, and after using the facility.
Bovington 2 is approximately 6 acres in size and has 32 pegs.
No designated disabled swim or disabled Facilities.
NOTE: Additional restrictions are in place at present due to Coronavirus - See NEWS ITEM Jan 7th
To ensure that we are abiding by the lockdown 3 rules our waters from 8th Jan 2021 will initially only be open from 6am till 6pm. This relates to entering and leaving our waters and not fishing times.
Members should ensure they are familar with the rules of the club in the Handbook you recieved when joining on can be found on this website. But to highlight some for this water.
The access gate is to be locked at all times after entry or exit.
Members are permitted to use a maximum of two rods in the Summer
months April - October. Three Rods can be used Nov - March
The use of all Nuts as hookbaits or loose feed is banned on all Society waters
This water has seen the installation of an otter fence by Embryo Angling Habitats at great expense to the club. It is essential that the access gate is closed and locked at all times. Any member found to be leaving the gate open will face an immediate lifetime ban from the club.
From Colchester take the A12 towards London, leaving at the Hatfield Peverel exit. Shortly after-wards turn left towards Maldon ( B1019 ). Follow this road for about 900mtrs before turning left into a minor road ( Wickham Bishop Road ). Entrance to the fishery is through a gate about 200mtrs down this road. The first lake on the left is Bovington 1, drive past this lake down the track to the Bovington 2 lake.
Approximate postcode CM3 2JL