South Lake

Yateley, Surrey

OS Map Reference: SU 82423 61163
Postcode: GU46 7UU
Water Type: Mature Gravel Pit
Designation: Carp & Specimen Water
Size: 7.5 acres
Maximum Depth: 12 feet
Facilities: Secure Car Parking
Contacts: Head Bailiff: Jon Hyatt
Deputy Bailiff: Allan Lambert
Local Police: 101
Stock: Common Carp to 40lb 8oz
Mirror Carp to 37lb 0oz
Bream to 9lbs
Perch to 1lb 8oz
Tench to 5lbs
Pike to 15lbs

This is an attractive, mature venue full of features, holding some 300 fish with a good head of Commons and Mirrors average 20lb +, Common Carp 36lb 12oz, Mirror Carp 37lb, there are also Bream to 8lb, Perch to 1lb 8oz, Tench to 5lb & Pike to 15lb.

The former owners undertook considerable work on the venue in 2008 which has resulted in an excellent Carp fishery which is a maturing water since its rejuvenation.

A Walk Around Yateley South Lake Video

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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 gulleys 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.
  • This is a residential area, so please be quiet and courteous when entering and leaving the water and remove all litter.
  • Please ensure that the gate is locked at all times, even if it was open on your arrival.


Just off Sandhurst Road, Yateley, Hampshire

Directions & Parking

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 and the gate immediately on the left is the entrance to the South Complex leading to South Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Pumphouse Lake and Tree Lake.

Parking at this fishery is for South Lake, Tree Lake, Horseshoe Lake and Pumphouse Lake. The footpath along the house bank leads to the gates (key required) that cross the footpath for access to Tree Lake, Horseshoe Lake and Pumphouse Lake. The gates must be locked after use. Parking in designated areas only.

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.