Max Rods: 2 Night Fishing: N Lake Size: 3 Acres Swims: 18

Braxted Back Lake

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 carp to 50lb+ a the right time of the year.t

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.

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A12 Brentwood

 1. Take the exit toward Gt. Braxted/Silver End 

 2. Turn right at Henry Dixon Rd

 3. Continue onto Braxted Rd (0.7 mi)

 3. Turn right into Commodity Centre drive up to barrier which will open automatically. 

 4. Follow track to car park. Drive slowly.

A12 Colchester

 1. Take the exit toward Gt. Braxted/Silver End 

 2. Turn right at Braxted Rd (0.7 mi)

 3. Turn right into Commodity Centre drive up to barrier which will open automatically. 

 4. Follow track to car park. Drive slowly.

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