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Rectory Pool


Rectory Pool is a mature lake of approximately 3 acres. Containing a limited number of swims and offering plenty of cover because of the secluded nature of the lake. 20 large common Carp to upper 20's have been stocked in February 2009. There has also been a further stocking of smaller Carp. The largest reported Carp that was caught last year was approximately 24lb but it has also been reported on a number of occasions that larger fish have been spotted - rumored to be in excess of 30lbs.

In 2018, 32 carp to mid 20's where moved from Houchins Back Lake to Rectory Pool.

Opening Times

All year long without any close season.


A toilet will be placed in the car park till the end of September each year.

Water Size

Approximately 2 acres

Disabled Details

This venue does not really lend itself to the disabled angler as access to the lake is a very limited, although it is still possible. No designated disabled swim or disabled Facilities.


No vehicular access is allowed around the fishery except within the car park. Any member found driving / parking outside of this area will be expelled. A maximum of two rods per angler all year long.


From Colchester follow the A120 towards Braintree. The entrance to the carp park is located about 200 yards past The Swan Public House, just before the road splits into dual carriageway. It is a turning directly off the A120 into a small track where a gate provides security for the car park.

Approximate postcode CM77 8EX