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Magpie Lake

Waterbeach Road, Landbeach, Cambridge CB25 9FA


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Magpie Lake
Managed by the Waterbeach Club for several years the this water is now wholly owned by the club.
It is managed solely as a Day Ticket and Match water
WAC members receive benefit from a £2 concession on production of a adult club card.
Magpie Lake is open all year by day ticket on the bank [£7/£5]. 


 Rules for Magpie and Adkins Lakes

Children under 12 donít need a licence..

        Anglers between 12 and 16 years of age must have a valid EA rod license before starting to fish. These licences are free and can be obtained by calling the Environment Agency (EA) on 0344 800 5386 between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday

        Anglers under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an able bodied adult at all times.

        Everyone fishing must have a landing net and unhooking mat.

        Only 1 adult angler per swim

        Please use the swims provided.

        All landing nets and mats to be dipped prior to fishing.

        No Keep nets.

        Barbless hooks only, Maximum size 12.

        Only one rod/pole per person fishing.

        Do not leave rod/poles unattended.

        Fishing Sunrise to sunset.

        No braided lines of any description.

        No tins on the bank.

        No littering (take all litter home).

        No meat baits of any sort.

        No Beans or Nuts.

        No floating baits.

        Dogs are NOT allowed anywhere on site except for Guide/Assistance dogs.

        Do not feed or harm any wildlife on these sites

     Do not cut or damage any plants or vegetation

        Atkins anglers: DO NOT USE the landing net heads or unhooking mats provided for Magpie Lake.

     Additional rules applying to Magpie Lake ONLY

        Anglers must use the landing net heads & unhooking mats provided.

        These nets & unhooking mats must NOT be used on any other of our WATERS or removed from this site.


Waterbeach Angling Club

121B Waterbeach Road, Landbeach CB25 9FA

Magpie Lake ticket holders may not visit Leland Water or Atkin's Water

Magpie Lake is a 30 peg venue [every one a winner!! Literally!!]

Pleasure anglers can get day tickets on the bank

Day Tickets available on the bank at £7 & £5.

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Litter and nylon line is both unsightly, dangerous to wildlife and can cause the loss of a fishery.

All discarded line, tackle, bottles and other litter MUST BE REMOVED from swims by Club Members whether dropped by the member or not.  No tins to be brought to any Club Water.

Any Member found leaving litter in their swim will be required to explain their actions to the Committee and may have their Membership withdrawn.

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