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Coleman's Bait & Tackle at Coleman's Cottage Fishery
Little Braxted Ln

We are 25 mins from M25 J28, 30 mins from M11 J8 and just 30 seconds from A12 J22

Opening Times

Tuesday – Sunday 7am to 6pm

Bank Holidays

7am to 6pm

Closed Christmas day


Based at Coleman's Cottage Fishery, a purpose built fishery set in open countryside near Witham, Essex, on the bank of the River Blackwater, Coleman’s Bait & Tackle was taken over by Paul Chambers in 2013.

The shop stocks the largest Browning product range in Essex

Paul has personally been involved with Browning for more than 20 years, as a regular team member with Browning Wickford

He offers free expert advice to anglers of all abilities and the shop’s prime location means customers can try out equipment on site before they buy.

The fishery comprises of five lakes and a section of the River Blackwater, with a wide and varied fish stock including an abundance of Carp, Tench, Roach, Rudd, Bream, Crucian Carp, Chub, Gudgeon, and Ide

As well as Browning, Coleman’s Bait and Tackle also stocks other leading tackle brands including Guru, Drennan and Sensas and a wide selection of fresh maggots, groundbait and pellets.

Our wide range of stock includes...


  • Z range poles
  • Commercial King rods
  • 2 EX-S poles
  • Black Magic poles
  • Sphere rods
  • Full range of luggage
  • New range of groundbait now in stock
  • Original float range
  • Spare pole sections


  • Guru
  • Drennan
  • Preston innovation
  • Sensas
  • Middy
  • Maver
  • M.A.P
  • Tubertini


  • Dynamite bait
  • Sonubait
  • Bait-Tech
  • Fresh bait and many others
  • Worms and casters to order (Monday for Tuesday and Friday for Saturday)
  • Bloodworm and Joker to order

Other stock

  • D H Floats
  • Hand-made rigs for margin, deep, shallow, down the track and island
  • Clothing and equipment
  • Large selection of floats
  • Starter kits for adults and children
  • Large selection of hooks

For further details, call in to the shop or contact us...

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