"A shallow yet large pool set within a quiet housing development"
The Priorslee Flash, also known as the Hangman's pool is set in the heart of the upmarket area of Telford called Priorslee, which is approximately 1.5 miles from the Telford Town Centre .
The Flash, as it is often referred to, again, isn't the easiest pool TAA have, but if you put the time in, you have the chance of some fantastic Bream, Roach and of course, some very large carp! The pool has a large island at one end and is a very shallow water.
Priorslee Flash is a firm favourite amongst the reasons hardcore "Carp Anglers" as the chance of a few big fish is the lure of the pool. Priorslee Flash isn't a "runs water" and you will need to put the time in, and ensure that your tactics are up to the task. These fish know what you're doing!
See below for more details on the Priorslee Flash.
Species Of Fish In The Flash.
Here's a list of what you can expect to catch fishing the Priorslee Flash.
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Common Carp and Mirror Carp
Depth Of the The Priorslee Flash.
The Pools range from 1-6 ft maximum depth, 4 ft average.
Parking At The Priorslee Flash.
Although the Flash doesn't have the benefit of it's own parking, there is parking on the road that leads to the pool. Please keep in mind that this is a residential area, and please DO NOT leave your vehicle where it may block access to residents homes.
** TAA Cannot/will not be held responsible for any damage or loss to vehicles whilst parking on public roads. **
Is The Priorslee Flash Disabled Friendly?
To get to the "road side" pegs of the pool, there is a walk to get to the main pegs. The access to the pegs goes down a slight muddy slope, some has better access however. The path that goes to the top end of the pool goes through trees and is a mud path.
All anglers are to assess their own capabilities before they fish TAA waters.
How Many Pegs Are There On The Flash?
The Pool has a total of around 20 pegs.
Baits And Methods On The Priorslee Flash.
Whether you're a course anger, or you favour carp or Pike fishing tactics, if you like a challenge, then "The Flash" is right for you!
If you are targeting Bream, Tench and Roach, you cant beat the usual course fishing methods such as Pole, Waggler (float) , Feeder and Bomb tactics. Maggots, Casters, Hemp, a good quality groundbait, pellets, sweetcorn and small bandable boilies and wafters will always get the attention of the fish in Priorslee Flash.
For the pools resident big Carp, the usual "Carp angling" tactics such as PVA bags and particle beds of groundbaiting is a favourable approach, although, there are many tactics which the "Carp Angler" can adopt.
If it's Pike and the good sizes Perch that you're after, then it's deadbait tactics that produce the best although, some use lures, spinners and drop-shot to good effect.
**PLEASE THINK OF FISH CARE AND FISH SAFETY AT ALL TIMES ON TAA WATERS, WE WOULD LIKE OUR FISH TO LIVE LONG AND HAPPY LIVES**
Can I Night Fish At Priorslee Flash?
Night fishing on the Priorslee Flash (Hangman's Pool), is strictly controlled by the TAA keepers. Only those who have a "Night Permit" are permitted to fish during the night. ALL persons with Night Permits MUST be in possession of a TAA Membership Card. Night Permits, and how to Obtain one is detailed in the video below, and on our Facebook Page.
How To Get To The Priorslee Flash.
Priorslee Flash (Hangman's Pool)
Off Derwent Drive
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More Information about The Flash.
https://www.geograph.org.uk/profile/25319 (Richard Law)
Below you will find more information about the Priorslee Flash and the surrounding area. The links will guide you to external sites and TAA DOES NOT own or take ANY responsibility for the content on these sites.