Copse Lake

Yateley, Surrey

OS Map Reference: SU 83098 61091
Postcode: GU46 7UU
Water Type: Mature Gravel Pit
Designation: Carp & Specimen Water
Size: 4.4 acres
Maximum Depth: TBA feet
Facilities: Secure Car Parking
Contacts: Head Bailiff: Mr G Hellewell
Deputy Bailiff: Mr S King
Local Police: 101
Stock: Common Carp to 26lb 0oz
Mirror Carp to 30lb +

This 4.4 acre lake is a very pretty, secluded and peaceful lake, with bars, islands and bays: so there are plenty of features to fish to.

There are approximately 40 Carp, some of which were stocked in 2010, Common Carp 26lb and Mirror Carp 29lb 3oz.

There are some Tench as well, but other silver fish stocks are largely unknown and will reveal themselves in due course.

A Walk Around Yateley Copse Lake Video

Click through the image to to view the video that takes you for a walk around this venue:

News & Articles ​

Famous Yateley Fisheries Bought by Farnham Angling Society !

FAS foundations strengthened The Executive Committee have always looked at new waters that became available in our catchment area, and over the last few years ...
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Tight Lines, Chris Ball & the Yateley Complexes – 19th January 2013

Tight Lines on Sky Sports featured Farnham Angling Societies Ian Gray discussing the purchase of the Cemex Yateley Complex and the importance of this historic ...
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Tackle and Tactics

Carp fishing on this venue can be very rewarding with exceptional specimens falling to the obvious bottom tactics.

Use bottom tactics to present baits on the bars or in the silty gullies for best results, and margins can be well worth the effort if you are quiet!

Record Fish

Farnham Angling Society Record

Species lbs:ozs:drms kilo.grms Date Captor
No Records Caught From This Venue Yet!

Local Bye-Laws

  • Members can fish all banks
  • Night fishing is permitted, for Junior Members Bye-law 4.r. applies.
  • Please ensure that the gate is locked at all times, even if it was open on your arrival.


Just off Sandhurst Road, Yateley, Hampshire

Yateley East Complex


From the M3, exit the M3 at Junction 4a, signposted, Farnborough. Bear left, following the signs toward Yateley / Reading. Proceed straight on for approximately two miles passing the Royal Engineers Gibraltar Barracks and shortly after the barracks turn right at the roundabout and go straight across at the next roundabout. Follow the road for approximately one mile through Cricket Hill into Yateley itself. Turn left at the roundabout at the end of the road on to the B3272 and, after 100 metres, turn right into Sandhurst Road.

Drive past Weybridge Mead on your left for 200m and on your right you will see the entrance to the East Complex, leading to Summer Pit, the River Blackwater, Match Lake, Copse Lake Nursery Lake.

The Copse Lake is on the eastern edge of the Complex, cross the River Blackwater and either turn left or right around the Match Lake. You will find the Copse Lake at the end of the Match Lake.

Please take particular care when entering and leaving the East Complex as the traffic can approach quickly from the right as you leave.

No parking on the Sandhurst Road / Yateley Road is permitted and anyone found to have parked on the verge will face disciplinary action. Please ensure that all gates are locked and secure before you leave the fishery.