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- Furnace Lakes Fishery -

Fishing Hut
- Furnace Lakes Fishery -

Location in South East:
Guildford Road, Slinfold, Horsham, West Sussex, England, RH13 0QZ, UK

01403 791163

Day Tickets:
* [07:00 to 19:00] Furnace Lake: cost L15 one rod. £20 max three rods.
* Hyes Lake: L15 for one rod. £20 max three rods.
* Roman Lake, Specimen Lake and Kiln Lake, Plantation Lake. £25 max three rods.
* 24 hr tickets cost L35 for 1st 24hrs every 24hrs thereafter £30.
* Complimentary transport for you and your gear to and from the swims (free of charge)

Car park in close proximity of lakes. Fishing lodge, full use of microwave, sink with hot and cold water, clean flushing toilets, showers and washing facilities.

Onsite Tackle Shop and Cafe:
Food delivery to swims.

Best Baits:
Sweetcorn, pellets, boilies, luncheon meat, Cat Catcher.

Getting There:
From Guildford follow the A281 and signs for Horsham. Continue on the A281 for about 12 miles until you come to Bucks Green. The entrance to Furnace Lakes is about two miles further along the A281 on the left hand side.

Furnace Lakes Fishery is one of the leading big carp and catfish waters in the UK. There are six lakes on the site. All the lakes hold heavy stocks of carp. Roman, Plantation and Kiln Lakes have a mixture of both carp and cats. All specimen lakes have many features with overhanging willows, Lily pads and margin growth. All lakes are weed free and have clay bottoms. Furnace has its own network of hard roads around the perimeter of each lake. All specimen lakes have woodchip pegs and some doubles. Strickly Barbless hooks only, no fixed rigs, no leadcore, no fake bait, no children under 14 years. Pleases see rules at

Roman Lake: 14 pegs. One large island shaped like a dog bone. Carp to 46lb and catfish to 118lb. Best baits include boilies and sweetcorn over a bed of particles for carp and meat based baits for catfish.
Furnace Lake: 30 pegs. 7 acre lake with masses of hard fighting carp of all varieties, even Koiís up to the 50lb mark. New bay with social swims. Now with reduced number of pegs to allow fishing to the further bank.
Hyes Lake: Smallest of the lakes at Furnace. Two islands. Heavy stocking of carp to 30lb. Known as an easy lake to catch large amounts of carp.
Specimen Lake: 3 acre lake which has good carp stocks of commons and mirrors to 53lb. One central island. Only 8 pegs.
Kiln Lake: 17 large pegs. Seven islands with deep waters. Heavy stocks of catfish to 140lb. Carp to early 50lbs. Any boilie works well on this lake.
Plantation Lake: Stunning 6 1/2 acre specimen lake with nine islands, loads of features on this lake with 20 pegs. Deep water especially designed for big Carp and big Catfish to 150lb ish. Stocked with over 160 genuine English Carp, split between Mirrors and Commons.

For a Contour Depth map of this Fishery visit:

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