Bay Malton’s seven pool Border Fisheries Complex
The Border Fisheries complex will provide fishing to suit any style or liking. Big specimen fish to small silver fish and everything in between. The views above are of the Specimen Pool.There are a further six waters to fish on this complex which means that you could fish it for ever and still not grow tired. Border is also an Ideal venue for other organisations to book a match.
Border is a safe environment Ideal for all the family. Toilet, shop and catering facilities plus Bay Malton people on site all day to look after things. Ample car parking and a good venue for disabled anglers.
With the addition of the top complex, at Border fisheries, you now have seven top class waters to fish covering any style of still water angling you could wish for. Food from a cafe at the top complex together with clean toilets. This is family fishing at its best with two hundred and forty seven pegs to choose from. Whilst Bay Malton do run matches at Border there is plenty of room for everyone.
You will need a key to enter the complex and a good read of the rules that apply to Border.
Three Islands Pool
Is 28 peg water with good access and car parking. Well stocked with Roach, Rudd, Chub, Perch, Carp, Bream, Barbel and Golden Tench. There are three well-developed islands, which have been planted out with reeds and lilies to fish to.
Three islands pool is good winter water with lots of good quality Roach Bream and Chub to caster maggot and 4m pellets.
Try down the edge with meat or past for good size Barbel.
The Meridian Canal
Is a 64-peg match venue and is a perfect circle with a good pathway all around it.
Well-suited for a 14m pole angler and is 13m across with a far shelf to fish to.
This water has been restocked in 2014 with 3500 common and mirror carp. It also holds a very good head of Roach, Rudd with the odd Barbel and Tench to 5lbs. Some specimen Perch to 4lbs+ and some good Bream.
Best method pole at 9 & 11m fish 4m soft hookers. Pellet, corn and meat feed 4m pellets every put in.
This pool has 24 pegs around it and will fish well all the Year around, some large Carp to 18lbs lots of good quality silver fish with the odd good Tench and Perch.
Best method fish down the edge with corn, meat or paste.
In the winter months fish caster & maggot on the pole. On the tip with a little maggot feeder, to catch good quality Roach and lots of Skimmers.
The Match Lake
This water has 49 pegs around it and has good access for disabled anglers.
The spring of 2014 saw the start of a stocking programme with 1500 common and mirror carp introduced to this water.
The Match Lake has a good stock of big Carp up to 18lbs.
Stocked with a lot of good quality Roach and Bream and can be good winter water for the silvers fish, using caster.
Summer time its Carp Carp and more Carp fish past down the edge keep feeding micros pellets or try the pellet waggler feeding 8m pellets 4 or 5 at a time and fish banded 8m half way across.
For the younger members fish 16m pole up in the water feeding pellet and using pellet on the hook.
The 5-hour match record stands at 253lbs set in 2011 by Alex Hulme, all on pole and pellet
The best junior water the club has lots of silver fish and Carp this water has good wheel chair access for our disabled members with a special staging to fish from.
There are 14 good stages to fish from this is a good winter water for the silver fish any peg well do fish maggot and caster or the small feeder
In the summer months fish down the edge for big carp up to 18lbs, fish pellet or paste.
The Specimen Lake
Some very big Carp in this water up to 20lbs+ fishes well all the year around lots of 4lbs+ Chub Tench Bream Barbel.
This water has 29 stages around it and has large island to fish to the best pegs are 16 to 26 fish pellet waggler to the island for good chub feeding 8m pellet and fishing 8m banded pellet or down the edge for big Carp using past feeding pellet.
Following the netting of the Match Lake in December 2012 around 1,000lb of the larger carp, up to 20lb in weight, were moved to Stacey’s to make it the complex’s specimen fish water.
New rules were introduced for this water to protect the fish.
No stalking of fish allowed.
Fishing from stages only.
Boilles only allowed as an hook bait, no loose feeding.
As there is no night fishing allowed, bivvys are not permitted.
The full set of rules for Stacey’s can be found on a noticeboard by the pool.
Border complex images
Shop at Border
You can now get most of your fishing needs at the Bay Malton shop located at Border Fisheries on the top complex. There you can buy Pellets, Soft Hooker pellets, Meat, Sweet Corn, Paste and Hemp.
The full range of Bag’em Match Baits, Flavoured Dyes.
Big H Floats, Weights, Landing Nets; Handles and Hooks.