All Year without a close season, subject to change at any time.
A new portable toilet has been added to this water in line with facilities that exist on most of our other waters. It is regularly cleaned by a contracted company.
Following the coronavirus pandemic 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.
The Long lake is 13.5 acres and currently has 19 well spaced pegs. A swim map is on this page.
No designated disabled swims or disabled facilities on the site.
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.
Parking in Main Car Park Only. PLEASE NOTE: You are not allowed to drive up the track to drop off your gear and then drive back to the car park. Any member found driving car up the track will face a ban.
Fishing from permanent pegs only.
Initially 3 Rods will be allowed all year. This will be reviewed as season progresses.
The use of all Nuts as hookbaits or loose feed is banned on all Society waters.
No Pike Fishing unless you hold a pike permit allocated in the random draw held in Oct each year. Further details will follow in due course.
No fishing where the gravel pit operates, this is well signposted.
As with other waters no radio controlled boats allowed on the water.
The pits can be found on the B1022 Maldon Road between Colchester and Tiptree. It is around 5 mins from Colchester Zoo and the entrance is just before the Hanson Aggregates gravel pit entrance if coming from Colchester.