Welcome to Barford Lakes Website

Based on the outskirts of Norwich in Norfolk, we provide an impressive range of fishing across the four venues we manage. We have a total of 8 well stocked lakes holding a good variety of fish, including Carp, Tench, Bream, Chub, Crucian Carp, Golden Tench and Orfe, Roach, Rudd and Perch. Also on site we have excellent facilities including car parking, toilet block, and our fully stocked tackle shop.

For anglers of all abilities we offer some of the best fishing lakes in Norfolk and with additional lakes opening in 2007/2008 we will have something to suit everyone from the casual angler through to the specimen specialist.

Evening Matches begin 3rd June

We'll be running some evening matches again.  Running for 6 weeks and beginning on Wednesday 3rd June on the Match Lake.

The draw is at 5.30pm with fishing from 6pm - 9pm.

Further details can be found by clicking here.   

The cafe will be open for food - please order if you can on 01603 759624.

If you're new to match fishing, we have 2 price options.  The peg fee is £5 and you can either enter the £1 or £5 pool.  Keepnets can be hired from the shop.

We will again run a league, best 5 out of 6 results count.

To book in please call 01603 759624. 

Fish-O-Mania Results 2015

 Congratulations to Eddie Green on Qualifying for the 2015 Fish O Mania Final, Fished a great match catching down Margins on Worm.

2nd Overall and just short of qualifying local hero Warren Martin just 5lb short of making it his second Fish O Mania final. Caught Shallow on Pole and Margins late on with worm 

Barford Pleasure Lake   -   Fish-O-Mania Qualifier
1 Sam Collett 109 lbs 5 ozs Peg: 29 Pellet Waggler and Pole Shallow
2 Robert Goodson 82 lbs 15 ozs Peg: 10 Pellet Waggler and Margins
3 Keith Pearson
(Bentley Angling, Team Hayfield Baits)
75 lbs 8 ozs Peg: 6 Pellet Waggler and Pole Shallow

Barford Match Lake   -   Fish-O-Mania Qualifier
1 Eddie Green 146 lbs 3 ozs Peg: 26 Worm in Margins
2 Warren Martin
(Barfordtackle.com, Matrix)
141 lbs 4 ozs Peg: 8 Pole Shallow and Worm & Caster in margins
3 Wayne Taylor 117 lbs 10 ozs Peg: 30 Method Feeder and Pole in Margins

Barford Top Lake   -   Fish-O-Mania Qualifier
1 Matthew Marshall 107 lbs 7 ozs Peg: 4  
2 Leslie Marshall 100 lbs 13 ozs Peg: 14  
3 Gavin Leversidge 85 lbs 12 ozs Peg: 5  

Colton Lake   -   Fish-O-Mania Qualifier
1 Andrew Geldart 69 lbs 5 ozs Peg: 17  
2 Liam Darler 67 lbs 13 ozs Peg: 21  
3 Benjamin Cross 60 lbs 9 ozs Peg: 20  

Railway Lake   -   Fish-O-Mania Qualifier
1 Rob Hitchens 40 lbs 6 ozs Peg: 30  
2 Graham Welton 39 lbs 6 ozs Peg: 60  
3 Ryan Bennett 35 lbs 11 ozs Peg: 6  

Willow Lake   -   Fish-O-Mania Qualifier
1 Dean Lock 58 lbs 10 ozs Peg: 3  
2 J Brooks 44 lbs 6 ozs Peg: 27  
3 Jonathon Clegg 41 lbs 5 ozs Peg: 31  


 Top 6 on Day

  1. Eddie Green- 146lb 3oz Peg 26 (Match Lake)

  2. Warren Martin - 141lb 4oz Peg 8 (Match Lake)

  3. Wayne Taylor - 117lb - 10oz Peg 30 (Match Lake)

  4. Sam Collett - 109lb 5oz Peg 29 (Pleasure Lake)

  5. Matthew Marshall - 107lb 7oz Peg 4 (Top Lake)

  6. Jason Jones - 104lb 10oz Peg 10 (Match Lake)

4 Day Festival 2015

This year's 4 day festival will be fished from Friday 14th August to Monday 17th August 2015. Further details can be found by clicking here

We try to keep the anglers on each lake low in order to provide the best fishing.  The sections are not always the same each day too so you don'tfish with the same people all weekend. All the venues are close together and you have plenty of time after the draw, but for transport reasons anglers travelling together can be placed in the same secion, please ask when booking.

Please email or call 01603 759624 to book in.  Accomodation can be arranged, please get in touch.


We hope you find our site informative and welcome any feedback. Should you have any queries about fishing in Norfolk then please get in contact we will be pleased to assist and look forward to welcoming you for a day's fishing.