Braxted Back Lake

Run by Chelmsford Angling Association. Depths to 18 ft this little gem has it all; deep margins; overhanging bushes; big weed beds; gravel bars; silt pockets. Within its beautiful clear water lurk some of the best; most sort after commons in Essex. with at least a dozen over 30lb 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 be a good day float fishing with good Roach; Rudd & Perch to catch and a few Eels as well. A large padded unhooking mat is advisable for this lake to protect these beautiful creatures.