Barton & Walton Pool

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A well established fishery formerly a ballast pit dug over 100 years ago for the railways. The pool is approximately 5 acres, two sides dropping quite quickly to a depth of 10-12ft the opposite sides sloping gradually to this depth. The pool is surrounded by mature alder trees and has a large establish lily bed. The fishery is noted for its carp and has been restocked following heavy floods during the 2006/07 having previously contained at least one 30lb carp and numerous fish in the 20lb plus category. 

January 2017: Fluctuating waters levels resulting from adjacent aggregate extraction has rendered the Pool temporarily unfishable, the Club is currently working on restoration options once the water level has stabilised .

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