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.