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              WELCOME TO THE HOME OF GIANT CRUCIANS

THE HOME OF GIANT CRUCIANS™.  Here, at least a dozen crucians are bigger then the UK record. At least half of them are heavier than 5 lb. The vast majority of the crucians are well over 3 lb, and yet half of the lake hasn't been fished yet.

Imagine a 8-9 acre big lake where crucian are the main target. No bream, rudd or roach are present. At least half a dozen of the crucians are bigger then 5 lb, with several other fish bigger then the UK record, and a healthy head of fish around 3lb plus mark. Add in that half the lake is unfished and that means there can be giant crucians that have never been caught before.

That is Lake Ursjön.

It's a place that easily captures you.  Often, you feel close to the fish.  They reveal themselves when they create bubbles and roll on the surface. Or when they put lily pads in motions. But the crucians are not easy to catch. It is a mind game. You must like the challange and to make effort to enjoy the fishing. You must be prepared to change methods and approaches that have been successful on other occasions. All together, it is a challenge that is hard to get tired of.
Here, every fish in the net feels great!

At Lake Ursjön, you choose your own challenge: Do you wanna go for the known super specimens which are known from the east side of lake, or do you want go for uncaught, beautiful crucians at the west side? Whatever you choose, achieving success requires effort. And the reward can be giant.

Summary:
Lake Size: 8-9 acres
Depth: Mainly 3-5 feet
Crucian population: Excellent population of crucians between 2-6 1/2 lb. Most of the fish are 3 lb plus and a dozen different crucians are heavier then the UK record. A half a dozen of them were over 5 lb under 2017. A qualified guess is that the lake holds about 100 crucians, but we don't know since so much of the lake hasn't been fished yet.
Difficulty: Difficult. But many anglers caught big fish here! It is far from a impossible water.

Lake record: Crucian 3030 gram/6 lb 11 oz.
Other Fish: Tench, Pike and Perch.
Lake Bed: Soft/very soft.
Features: Some vegetation and an island on the west side of the lake.
Access: Car park 30 meter south of lake. Two natural trails lead to the lake.

Recommended number of anglers: In total there are swims and platforms for 30 fishermen at one time, but we recommend that no more then 10 people fish at the same time, so that there are always plenty of available swims to move to if you wish.
Night Fishing: Yes
Camping allowed: Yes.
Insects and mosquitoes: In the beginning of the summer, until July, the mosquito and gnats can be very intense in the morning and in the evening. So protection is recommended. Fortunately, fishing for crucian is also good in the middle of the days. During the latter part of the summer you can often sit in justna t-shirt all evening.
Rules: Few and based on common sense. You cannot leave the rod and tackle without supervision and you cannot fish more than one place at a time, and you have to handle the fish very carefully (details can be read separately).

LAKE URSJÖN


GPS
WGS84: N 59° 33.8957', E 17° 8.5755'
Decimal: 59.5649, 17.1429

a selection of pictures from LAKE URSJÖN

   FOREST LAKE - MAGIC CRUCIAN FISHING IN NO MANS LAND!

Forest Lake is a beautiful one and a half acre lake deep into the Swedish woods. It is a water that very few anglers has visit - ever. Here, we have built six good platforms for comfortable fishing.

Have you dreamt of fishing for beautiful crucians in an untouched enviroment? Don't look any further! Forest Lake is a lake that hardly anybody has visit - ever. It is located deep into the Swedish wood - far away from nearest village - and on some occasions you can hear wolf howl. It is a mighty feeling that gives the fishing completely different experiences then fishing in urban enviroments.

The lake holds a great population of crucians and over the years we have only fished here sparingly.

We don't know how many crucians there are here, but crucians are the most common species in the lake and multiple catches in a day are common. And since no species like roach, rudd or bream are present, the fishing are very comfortable.

Most of the crucians are between 2 1/2 -3 1/2 lb. Only a few (if any) specimens are under 2 lb but there are a good head of fish over 3 lb.  In short, we expect the crucian over 4lb from the lake.

For your comfort we have built six platforms and even pathways between them on the soft and wet quagmire, which surrounds the lake. This makes the fish very comfortable.

By 2019, Forest Lake will only available through special bookings with a low price: £50 per group and day.

The lake also holds some perch, a few carp, and maybe few tench as well!

Summary:
Lake Size: Little bigger than one acres.
Depth: Up to 10-11 feet. 3-7 feet at the edges.
Crucian Stock: Most of the fish are 2 1/2 -3 1/2 lb.
Swims: There are six new platforms built in 2017. Five is doubles and one platform is for one angler.
Difficulty: Quite easy to average. Here you can catch a number of crucian in one day, but some days they are more difficult (afterall, we are talking about crucian here).
Lake record: 3 1/2 lb plus.
Other Fish: Perch, a few carp and maybe the odd tench.

Lake Bed: Very soft.
Features: Small quagmire islands and vegetation around the edges.
Access: Car park 100 meter from the lake. We have built wooden trails, as well as wooden platforms to sit on (see the pictures below).
Recommended number of anglers: In total there are room for 11 fishermen at one and the same time, but we recommend that no more then 4 people fish at the same time, so that there are always available platforms to move to if you wish.

Night Fishing: Yes, you are free to fish 24 hours per day.
Camping allowed: Yes.
Insects and mosquitoes: In the beginning of the summer, until July, the mosquitos and gnats can be very intense in the morning and in the evening. So protection is recommended. Fortunately, fishing for crucian here is also good in the middle of the day. During the latter part of the summer, it is often possible to sit in t-shirt all evening.
Rules: Few and based on common sense. You can not leave the rod and tackle without supervision, you can not pick up more than one place at a time and you have to handle the fish very carefully (details can be read separately).

                          PICTURES FROM FOREST LAKE