Manley Springs has nine fish species to catch (view below)
Common carp can be found all over the world although they are native to Europe. They live mainly off plants, crustaceans and benthic worms and can grow to over 88lbs.
Mirror carp are commonly found in the United Kingdom and Europe. The name "mirror carp" originates from their scales' resemblance to mirrors. They can grow in excess of 60lb. The last few British record fish have all been mirror carp.
The crucian carp (Carassius carassius) is a member of the family Cyprinidae. They inhabit lakes, ponds, and slow-moving rivers throughout Europe and Asia. The crucian is a medium-sized cyprinid, which rarely exceeds a weight of over 3.3 pounds (1.5 kg).
Bream can live for about 20 years and can grow to 18lbs. Younger bream are silver, but they turn a dark, golden olive colour with age.
A common angling fish, perch have rough scales and can grow to around 5lbs. A catch of over 2lbs is considered a prize catch.
Native to Europe and Western Asia, the roach is a fairly small fish which is common in fisheries throughout Britain, they rarely exceed 4lbs.
The tench or doctor fish (Tinca tinca) is a freshwater and brackish water fish of the cyprinid (commonly called 'carp') family. It normally inhabits slow-moving freshwater habitats, particularly lakes and lowland rivers. Fish over 1 kg (2 lb) in weight are very strong fighters when caught on a rod.
Various cyprinid gudgeon are found in lakes and rivers throughout Europe. Most commonly gudgeon refers to Gobio gobio. This species is a rheophilic or schooling species that occurs in riverine habitats across continental Europe and the United Kingdom. Gudgeon feed on a variety of invertebrates.
Rudd have very unusal fins which give them added buoyancy and are another common fish in coarse fishing, rudd are generally only a few ounces.
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Manley Springs – the quiet and restful fishery
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