Claxton Pond


Whinny Ln, Claxton, York YO60 7RZ, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Managed by the York & District Amalgamation of Anglers, Claxton Pond is an old clay pit of between 1 and 2 acres not far from the village of Claxton, 7 miles north-east of York. Surrounded by a small patch of woodland, this water is very sheltered, and has lush growths of lilies in the summer months.

A good range of fish species are present on site, include large carp, bream, tench, perch, pike and roach. This lake was stocked with crucian carp in the 1980s but their popular is currently unknown.

To get there, follow these directions. From the York outer ring road, take the A64 north, signposted Malton and Scarborough. Go past the DEFRA Labs and the turning to Sand Hutton on the right, and after approximately 4 miles, turn right onto Whinny Lane. Parking is the yard of the farm some half a mile up this road before coming to the village of Claxton. To get to the fishery, pass through the gate and walk up the track for a further 600 or so yards. The pond is situated to the left of the track in the trees.

What size do the fish go to?

We couldn’t find any information about the size of fish present in this fishery.

What tactics work well?

We couldn’t find any information about the tactics that work well for fishing on site.

What facilities are on site?

Parking is available at the yard of the farm.

Is parking available?

Parking is available on site.

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