First Pond


Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot, UK

Fishery Information

This fishery is run by Newton Abbot Fishing Association.

First Pond is approximately 2 acres in size and holds a good variety of fish, including carp, tench, roach, and bream. It is located on the left with the River Teign bordering its bank, providing a picturesque fishing location.

What size do the fish go to?

First Pond is home to a range of fish species, including carp up to 30lb, providing exciting opportunities for anglers to target larger specimens. Other species, such as tench, bream, and roach, are also present.

What tactics work well?

The pole works well in the deeper areas of First Pond, and using maggot or caster float fished on the drop can be productive. Perseverance is recommended, especially during the summer months when certain areas may become heavily weeded. Different techniques can be employed to target the various species, providing a varied and rewarding day of angling.

What facilities are on site?

Anglers can enquire the fishery about specific facilities on site.

Is parking available?

Yes, there is parking available at the Rackerhayes fishing complex, which can be accessed behind the Tesco supermarket. Anglers will need to stop at Tackle-Trader to collect a key for access to the complex.

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