add or change detailsLayer Pit
On the edge of Layer-de-la-Haye, Colchester, Essex

Layer Pit is about 14 acres, this lake holds a large number of Carp over 20lbs and many other species of fish. . Toilet facilities are in the car park (a code is needed to gain entry to both car park and toilet).

Roach 3lbs, Bream 12+, Carp 40+, Pike 25+, Eels 6+, Tench 8+, Perch 3+

No peanuts allowed. No night fishing.

A special membership from Colchester Angling Preservation Society is needed, only anglers with a valid Layer Pit permit are eligible to fish.

Contact: C-A-P-S website email: or

This water is open all year

Please let us know how it's fishing !
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  A selection of tackle shops in this county  
Robertsons Fishing Tackle
238-242 Oxlow Lane, Dagenham, Essex RM10 7YX
DOVIDA Fishing Tackle
136 North St, Romford, Essex RM1 1DL
Harlow Angling Centre
Long House, Harlow, Essex CM18 6NR
Bait & Tackle
243A Harwich Road, Colchester, Essex County CO4 3DQ
Wass's Fishing Tackle Ltd
73A London Road, Colchester, Essex CO6 1LG
Stansted Angling
Unit 2, 23-25 Lower Street, Mountfitchet, Stansted, Essex CM24 8LN
Angling Direct
8-12 Russell Way, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 3AA
Bowlers Angling
Cinema Parade, Whalebone Lane South, Dagenham RM8 1AA
Snags Fishing Tackle Ltd
Unit 3, Albany Gardens, Haven Road, Colchester, Essex CO2 8HT
Space Fishing Tackle
Abglia House, Stannetts, Laindon, Basildon, Essex SS15 6DN
Basildon Angling Centre Ltd
402 Whitmore Way, Basildon SS14 2HB
Jetty Anglers
47 Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 2ES

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