Cuttle Mill, Wishaw | Sutton Coldfield

Part of carp fishing history, Cuttle Mill's Mill Pool now has a maximum of 8 anglers allowed to fish at any one time. Under threat from HS2 it was closed but fishing has now been allowed again, but for how long? Experience it while you can.

Contact: [email protected]
Lake record: 40lb
Rules: Barbless hooks only, maximum two rod limit, no braid main lines or fixed leads
Stock: A huge number of carp up to 30-odd pounds and has probably given more people their first 20lb carp than any other water in the Midlands
Tickets: £20 a day, night fishing now allowed, see website for details
Satnav: B76 9PU