Merrington Carp Fishery is situated in North Shropshire and is set deep in the heart of unspoilt countryside away from traffic noise and is a truly peaceful and tranquil setting. It's one of Shropshire's premier day ticket waters (minimum 24hrs) with only carp stocked into the lake.
The lake is a purpose built 8 acre carp fishery with both visible and underwater features in every swim.
With 15 swims to choose from the lake is reed lined with islands, bays and plenty of magnificent carp to catch.
We have a rough stock of 250 fish with about 90% of those over 20lb with 49 known 30lb+ fish and 3 over 40lbs. The current lake records standing at 43lb 8oz (Mirror) & 41lb 8oz (Common).
The lake average is 24/25lbs.
Fishing can be tricky at times however as they say effort equals reward.
We operate on a day ticket basis and booking is essential prior to fishing.
Excusive lake bookings can be arranged, please contact us on the fishery phone number to discuss dates and prices.
Our list of prices are as seen below.
Mainlake - per 24hrs.
Mar-Oct £32.50 & Nov-Feb £30.
Weekends minimum 48hrs throughout our summer periods (Mar-Oct).
Due to covid guidelines our booking slots now run from 11.30am - 11am on both lakes.
This gives us 30 minutes to disinfect all equipment before new anglers arrive.
But anglers can arrive earlier for swim choices, gates open at 8am.
We are currently taking full payment to secure bookings.
Once you have rung or messaged us to confirm dates, we will send you the account number & sort code for the transfer or the email address for paypal payments. (Please do not transfer money without contacting fishery first to confirm dates are available). These deposits are non-refundable unless the fish spawn or the lake freezes as then we will close the fishery and refund all payments made or book you in for a later date.
We do winter ticket to give something back to the anglers who fish on a regular basis. For all ticket holders all of the fishery rules still apply, if interested please speak to the management too discuss further.
Winter Ticket : The ticket runs from the 1st november - 1st march and covers the full week, you can fish as many nights between this period as you wish.Our merrington carp fishery Facebook page is updated regularly with catch reports, pictures and latest new.
Lake exclusive price based on 48hrs minimum 11.30am till 11am on the day of departure at £450 per night.
Based on a maximum of 15 anglers.
We sell Quality carp pellet charged at £2 per kg (available in 2.5kg bags).
These go in the lakes on a regular basis and produce good results.
Please ask bailiff about these if interested.