Braxted Back Lake
Latitude: 51.8 | Longitude: 0.66
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The fishery is roughly 3 acres in size and contains some of the largest carp in Essex. The largest known carp goes up to the 50lb mark at the right time of year. Run by the Chelmsford angling association.
There are only a few mirrors one of which is knocking 30lb and there is another 2 at 20lb+. Also there is a number of smaller carp coming through from mid doubles down to 3lb mark all in perfect condition, good quality boilies can be the winning method along with good location.
Also present are a number of specimen Tench which hang around the 9lb mark but have been out at over the magical 10lb. Again there are a number of smaller specimens which thrive in this rich environment.
The Back Lake can also give a good days float fishing with 2lb Roach,Rudd & Perch to catch and eels to 5lb 8oz.
A large padded unhooking mat is advisable for this lake to protect these beautiful creatures.