Hardwick and Smiths – Linear Fisheries



Lake Size

25 Acres

Biggest Carp



Fish Size


Location: , ,
176 views This Month
SKU: f1e14d36c73f Tags: , ,

Hardwick and Smiths – Linear Fisheries is a carp lake based in Witney, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. It has a stock of around 1000 carp and is 25 Acres in size. The biggest carp is over 40lb+

Hardwick Lake and Smiths Pool Reviews

About Hardwick & Smiths

Two of Linear’s original carp lakes
Joined together by a narrow channel these two waters provide some first class fishing and contain some very pretty carp which were selected intentionally for the waters.

Linear estimate the carp stock to be just over 1,000 fish with a high number of these in excess of twenty pounds in weight. There are at least 20 over thirty pounds and over the last four years fish to over 40lb have been recorded.

The lake record for a common carp is 39.14, for a mirror it is 43.10 and for a ghost carp it is 25lb.

It is Linear’s policy to regularly stock this water.

In addition to the carp, the waters also hold some tremendous fish of other species. In past years there have been pike caught to over 31lb, bream
over 15lb, tench to 11lb plus, and roach to 3lb 15oz.

During the last couple of years, we have had reports of two catfish being caught from the water, these fish shouldn’t be there and probably moved as small fish back in 2007 during the summer floods. We have a temporary licence with the EA but they must be removed from the water when caught. If anyone lands a cat from the water, please retain it in their net and contact one of the fishery team.

Get Directions

Lakes Nearby

Brasenose 1 – Linear Fisheries

(0.2 mi)
Linear Fisheries Oxford Ltd, B4449, Witney, UK
32 Acres
From: £8.00

Manor Farm Lake – Linear Fisheries

(0.2 mi)
B4449,Witney,Oxfordshire,OX29 7QF
14 Acres

Brasenose Two – Linear Fisheries

(0.3 mi)
Linear Fisheries Oxford Ltd, B4449, Witney, UK
34 Acres

St Johns – Linear Fisheries

(0.3 mi)
Hardwick,Witney,Oxfordshire,OX29 7QF
18 Acres

Specimen Lake Newland Angling Club

(1.2 mi)
Standlake,Standlake,Oxfordshire,OX29 7TA
3 Acres

Oxlease Lake – Linear Fisheries

(1.4 mi)
Hardwick,Witney,Oxfordshire,OX29 5AD
26 Acres
Hardwick and Smiths – Linear Fisheries
Hardwick and Smiths – Linear Fisheries

Lake Finder
Shopping cart