Dawns Vale

Peaceful rural fishing lake

What did you think?

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Hi there! We fished the night of Friday 13th August 2010 to the evening of the Saturday 14th August. Started the fish about 8.30pm, within 20 mins the first fish was caught perfect 10lb common, then we had a tench around 4lb also great condition. Nothing came out during the night then it livened up about 7am! Then between us we had another 27 fish, ranging from 2lb tench right through to 12lb common. Great day had by both, great looking lake, great fish and great prices. Thanks for your use of the lake, would highly recomend and cant wait to fish it again!

Cheers Paul & Barry
Firstly Dawn, a big thanks for your hospitality last Friday/Saturday but more importantly what a super lake you have, in 24 hrs me and Cliff managed 21 Carp, 3 of them to 11lbs (one of those off the top!) and a 14lb Mirror

The fish are in excellant condition and all put up such a fight when hooked

We'll be back soon to this piece of angling Paradise

Grahame and Cliff

Hi we fished dawns vale on a 36 hour session it really is a beautiful lake . the 5 of us had some terrific fish up to about 13lbs ,mostly off the top due to the very hot conditions .
dawn is a very friendly and helpful fishery owner and we all had a terriffic time .
we`ll definately be returning very soon , hope fully to catch something a little bit bigger , if , of course , she`ll have us lol !
thorougly recommended.

Tim Woolley

Hi Dawn,
Thanks for a great day fishing last sunday, really enjoyed it. Will be returning soon to catch that elusive Ghosty.
Thanks again and will see you soon.
We have just returned home from Dawns Vale, after a lovely weekend.
Just wanted to say a few things
1. Loved staying in 'Ted' (Caravan), very cosy.
2. Fantastic lake with great fishing.
3. All the other people we met who was fishing, were very friendly and very helpful.
4. Dawn and her family are great..... felt like we had known them for years!
Happy Days ;-)
Jo and Brian and not forgetting Reg x
Thank you for the lovely visit we had last Sunday.
Your lake looks lovely and we are really looking forward to our fishing break in 'Ted' :-)
It was really nice chatting all those nice guys who where fishing on the day, really friendly bunch.
Tight lines to you all and well done to Dawn, you have created a lovely and very welcoming place.
See you soon
Jo & Brian
what can we say , had an excellent day on sat , very quiet , and great fishing .

From mervyn and nigel

My mate and i had 21 fish to 14lb in 24 hours. Excellent looking venue, we will be back

From Ian Tullett

what can i say? but fishin just as nature intended it to be, peacefull scenic and full of fish:) baged my first mirror off the top here .Def gonna go back and bag me that leviathon that kept teasing,pleasant helpfull dawn & co will be tuff to better.

From stygh

did the night 3 weeks ago had a blinder but i wish the fish would stop screeming off when im cooking a curry on the bank !
be going back soon dawn is the nicest most helpfull fishery owner i have ever met
tight lines.....

From Brad

A realy nice lake great to fish. Hope to have some more pics to show you all soon .
From Mark C

Fished dawns vale last weekend between the three of us we caught some good fish that all put up a very good fight will definately go back.

Been to dawns a number of times and it is awesome went today and caught 11 carp and lost one. All of them apart from two were doubles had 3 that weighed 14 pound. Dawn and her family are brilliant very friendly all in all dawns vale is the MUTTS NUTS!!!

Gareth Williams

Just want to say a big thank you to Dawn and Dave for their hospitality and to say what a great lake you have and it was amazing to see the fish at the top of the lake so early in the year and the sheer quantity of them and so peaceful what more do you want. 

Just spent 36 hours fishing on the lake and didn't even mind falling out my bivvy twice in the early hours of the morning to catch some great looking fish, one of which was about 10lbs Mirror.

Brett and Pip

Hi Dawn thanks for adding waynes and my catches onto your gallery , we had such a great time doing a 24 hr on your lake on weds .with the quietness and wildlife and of course the fishing. im so overjoyed in catching my 1st 20 which was 21.04 which is on your gallery and only taken 8yrs to do it , and could not think of a better place to do it. we had a great time and will return again when we can.once again a big thank you.


Hi, well what can i say - such a beautiful lake in such a peaceful location. No noise just the birds singing and the bite alarm beeping.
Been a few times and the fishing is just getting better and better and I cant seem to leave the place had a bag of carp out between 8lb and 15lb on every session.
Needless to say Dawn u already no im a regular no getting rid of me now.
Well im off to Dawns Vale again tommorrow (sunday 31st may).

Adam Green

Lovely Lake, Lovely Surroundings, Lovely Condition fish. Superb fishery..
Had 14 Fish Between us in about 9 hrs fishing, all caught of the bottom probably weighing up to 15lbs didnt not weigh any of them though, I had 6 and ryan had 8,
Will b back soon for one of the twentys ;)

Scott And Ryan

Great lake, great fish, no noise, no petty endless list of rules many fisheries love to use, just a great its nice to be nice ethos!
The carp are very powerful, i have caught carp twice the size, that didnt put a fight like i had!
Will be back very soon to catch that ghostie and to "see" Ted again!

Brett c

Great looking lake, very peacefull, Dawn is aiming to provide a first class fishery. Great venue if you want peace and quite