Established in 1981 for the object of

  • promoting the sport of angling
  • providing facilities for teaching, taking part in and enjoying the sport
  • promoting an interest in and developing that sport and for providing social facilities ancillary to those activities
  • representing the interests of carp anglers at local and national level through affiliation or membership of suitable bodies
  • encouraging carp anglers to treat all fish with respect
  • to provide waters to ensure protected fishing
  • promoting and organising educational, sporting and social events
  • maintaining and developing Horseshoe Lake Lechlade Gloucestershire for angling


To fish any of our lakes you will need to become a full Carp Society member.

The annual membership fee is £25 and joining could not be easier


  • Download the membership form and send to the Carp Society offices or
  • Call us on 01367 253959 to make payment with a card 


Alternatively visit us at the Carp Society office on Horseshoe Lake and join in person


  • Click on the JOIN NOW button (below) and complete the form 
  • Once completed you will be taken to PayPal checkout screen 
  • £1.50 postage will be added on Paypal checkout 
  • Once payment has been submitted we will receive the form and your membership will be processed 

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Predation Action Group

Please help the Predation Action Group record incidents of predation (otters, cormorants etc), and keep accurate records of otter fenced fisheries throughout the UK by completing our quick and simple repot forms whcih you'll find on the dedicated PAG page of this website.

This information will help us to create an accurate database of predation activity in order to help identify fisheries at risk.

Predation Action Group