Clive Vale Lakes


Clive Vale Reservoirs, Harold Road, Hastings. (open all year)

A mixed fishery comprising of two small reservoirs divided by a gravel track. Both reservoirs contain Common and Mirror Carp to 15lbs, Tench to 4lbs, Roach, Rudd and Perch to 2lb, Crucian Carp to 2lbs, Bream to 2lbs, Eels to 4lb and small Gudgeon. Only barbless hooks are permitted. Loose feeding with any bait other than maggots and hemp is not permitted. Keep nets are not allowed unless a competition is taking place. Junior matches are held at this water on Saturdays throughout the summer. More information regarding competition dates will be posted in Club News online and in local tackle shops and papers.

Day tickets can be purchased for this water on the day from the water bailiff.

The Beeches, Wittersham. (open all year)

A small lake owned by CVAC located just north of Blackwall bridge, Wittersham. This water contains Common and Mirror Carp to 12lbs+, Tench to 4lbs, Roach and Rudd to 2lbs, Perch to 3lbs, Eels to 4lbs and small Gudgeon. This water although recently stocked now holds a large number of small Tench, Carp, Roach and Rudd which have been bred successfully. Prone to be heavily weeded during the summer months.

Saunders Gravel Pit, Rye Harbour. (Open 1st June until 14th March)

A extensive former gravel works. containing large Mirror and Common Carp to 20lbs+, Bream to 5lbs+, Tench to 5lbs+, Rudd and Roach to 2lbs+, Perch to 2lbs+ and Eels to 5lbs+. The water is deep and banks are steep in places. Junior anglers must be accompanied by an adult member when fishing this water. This water is currently limited to 30 anglers a day.

Point Field Pit, Camber. (Open 1st June until 14th March)

The lake, which is a gravel pit of about 3 acres, contains Carp (mid to upper doubles), Rudd (to at least 1lb) and Eels (5lb+). There may be other species present but not known as yet.

There is off road parking through the metal gates – the lock combination is the same as Saunders. No driving to the swims! Night fishing is allowed. 3 Rod limit.

Members only – no day tickets

Directions – From Rye take the Camber Road towards Camber, after the left hand bend (with the island) look for the wind-surfing lake on your right. Towards the end of this just before you come to a sharp right hand you will see the lake on your left. There are farm buildings on the Camber side of the lake. Ignore the wooden gates and enter by the metal gates right on the bend.