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Happy Fisheries

Coarse fish have been produced on the Farm for nearly 50 years. The testimonials below demonstrate the professional service and high quality fish provided by Priory Fishery Ltd.

Priory have been supplying Embryo with fish since we started in 2014. The quality of the fish have always been outstanding, with amazing growth rates, combined with lots of variety.

Both Tom and Jez are very customer focused and will always go out of their way to ensure your fishery needs are met. If you are receiving fish from these guys you can guarantee they are of the highest quality.

Matthew Pettitt

General Manager, Embryo Angling Habitat

Linear have been purchasing fish from Priory for many years now, service is always first class and the Carp seem to get better each season – They supply healthy, strong, good looking fish at affordable prices – can’t recommend them enough

Chris Blunt

General Manager, Linear Fisheries

As Fishery Officer for Crystal Palace Angling Association I have been working each year for last five years with Tom at Priory Fishery, stocking our lake in Crystal Palace Park. We have stocked Carp, Crucians, Tench, Bream and Skimmers. The fish and the service we have had with Priory is second to none. The fish are the absolute best quality and have all thrived. Priory always deliver on time and offer superb advice.

If you want top quality fish, Priory are the best at it.

Crystal Palace Angling Association

Priory Fishery have provided Taverham Mill with some beautiful Carp and Tench over the years. They have flourished within our lakes. The Carp have a lovely shape and condition, and importantly for us they have longevity and resilience to cope with a new environment. We can’t recommend Priory Fishery enough!

Anglian water (Taverham Mill)

Here at Llyn y Gors fisheries, we have been using Priory Fishery for the majority of our restocking programme starting in early 2016 when we took over the fishery. In our experience all the fish we have received from Tom and Jez have been absolutely stunning, healthy specimens which have adapted well to our water and have grown rapidly. We have had Priory Carp grow from 6lb to over 14lb in little over a year and we will have no hesitation in continuing to use Priory for our future stock.

Mark Morris

Llyn y Gors fisheries

When we took over at Alvechurch Fisheries back in 2009, we looked for a good supplier to stock our current lakes and future projects.

After using various suppliers we decided on using Priory Fishery and can honestly say we never looked back. Tom and Jez have been a huge part in making our Fishery very successful, offering helpful advice and supplying quality hard fighting fish, which we are known for.

Mark Olds

Alvechurch Fisheries

After consulting with Tom to determine stocking density, Priory Fishery supplied us with 100 x 8″ to 10″ Tench in early 2016. On delivery Tom insisted that all of the fish were inspected before release, the Tench were stunning and in excellent condition. The Tench have at minimum doubled in size and the fisherman comment on how well proportioned the fish are as well as how hard they fight. Priory Fishery also supply my feed pellet in bulk which is really convenient for our small fishery. I would like to add that Tom and Jez are always more than happy to give advice on stocking fish and subsequent fish welfare.

Daren Wallace

Owner, Four Ponds Fishery

After being let down by other fish suppliers in the past I was recommended to use Priory Fishery from Viv Shears who we have worked very close with over the past 8-10 years. In 2017 I placed my first order with Priory which consisted of:

1000 Bream 10-12”
300 Crucian Carp 10”+
50 Tench 1lb+

When they turned up they were superb and more than I expected. The lakes have fished amazing this year. I’ve just placed another order with Tom for this coming winter and I know I will not be disappointed.

Thanks again Priory.

Dartford and District Angling and Preservation Society

We have been purchasing all our coarse fish from Tom & Jez at Priory Fishery for the last 10 years. They always deliver on time and the fish are always in TOP condition.

Last year we decided to purchase their larger Carp between 16lb to 18lb and they have already put weight on over the summer.

Our guests who fish the lakes always comment on how hard fighting the Carp are, and the great condition they are in, which is a credit to Priory.

Not only do they provide fish, but valuable lake management and other advice when asked.

Andrew Thomas

Owner, Perran Springs Holiday Park, Cornwall

Aquaculture Equipment Ltd

For water aeration, oxygenation, lake aerators and pumps. Specialist aeration equipment for fish farms, fishing ponds and lakes.

Aquaculture Equipment


CARPology Magazine.


Nanpusker Lakeside Lodges

Nanpusker Lakeside Lodges are located 2.5 miles inland of St. Ives Cornwall. Visit the site for more details.

Nanpusker Lakeside Lodges


As our lakes become more and more infested with the green stuff, there is very little choice on how to tackle the problem, Paul Middleton’s weedcutter boat could be the option you are looking for.


Digger Lakes

Available for day and night fishing, open 7 days a week, Fully equipped shower block with toilets, hot pay as you go showers, changing rooms and wash basins, 4G, Esso garage at entrance with shop for all your needs. Snails Lake has 17 swims with only 13 available for booking to always give options even if your angler number 12. Perseys has 10 double swims with 9 available for booking.

Digger Lakes

Aquatic & Fishery Services: – Shaun Leonard B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc.,MIFM. HT.

Shaun Leonard offers advisory services in fishery management and fish farming. With over 30 years practical experience, he can draw on expertise in fish health, fishery design and construction (including planning processes), and general aspects of fishery management and maintenance. Shaun is one of the EA-recognised fish health consultants supporting fish movement applications. For information call Mobile: 07974 861908 or 023 80 571732 (evenings) or by e-mail:

Aquatic & Fishery Services

Fishing Questions- Answered

Community answered questions about fishing.

Fishing Questions

VS Fisheries

VS Fisheries is owned and managed by Viv Shears and Simon Scott. The aim of the business is to provide you, the customer, with the highest quality English farm bred carp for your fishery. Fish from 3lb upwards.

VS Fisheries

Lakeside View Fisheries

Devon’s Premier Specimen Carp Fishery. Lakeside View Fisheries is a day ticket venue that offers you the chance to catch stunning mirror and common carp in the peaceful Devon countryside. We have a 10 acre carp lake which contains over 40 known 30lb plus carp, a 3 acre carp lake and a 2.5 acre carp lake this lake is exclusive to anyone staying in one of our holiday cottages. All of the lakes are medium to hard lakes to fish. All the carp in all three of the lakes have been hand picked to ensure every carp is of top quality. We do our upmost to ensure anglers and guests at our cottages are well looked after so you have an enjoyable fishing trip or holiday with us. Two four bedroom luxury furnished self catering holiday cottages with a private hot tub each are available to book. It is a perfect holiday retret to relax and enjoy the peaceful location and stunning lake views.

Lakeside View Fisheries

Carp Stock

A Carp is just a Carp? Well you would have thought so but we would like to show you different. The strain of Carp we breed at the Priory is unique to our farm and was created 30 + years ago by crossing two very distinctive strains.


Bream Stock

Another of those fish which is very popular either in a match style fishery or for your pleasure/mixed fishery, giving fantastic sport.


Tench Stock

One of the most popular fish around and always very much in demand by our customers. A must in any mixed fishery, the Tench is a hard fighting fish and very resilient to the everyday fishery life.


Crucian Carp

We originally sourced Crucians from two different lakes so that we had not only two different gene pools, but also we were very careful to make sure they were "true" Crucians and were not brown goldfish.

Golden Rudd

For adding a bit of colour to any fishery the Golden Rudd, like its blander relative is a fantastic sporting fish and great for filling the keep net when other fish are not so obliging.

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