Four Ponds Fishery


Bowdens Lane, Shillingford, Devon EX16 9BU

Fishery Information

Four Ponds Fishery is a lovely mature fishery. There are 3 lakes that are set within 12 acres of peaceful countryside in the lovely county of Devon.

Even if you don’t catch (but we are sure you will) there is plenty of wildlife to keep you entertained such as Kingfishers, owls, sparrows hawks and tree keepers. You may even hear some woodpeckers.

Despite the name Four Ponds, there are actually only 3 lakes available to fish.

The Specimen Lake

This lake is 3 acres in size and was constructed in 2005. Depths range from 5ft to 9ft with there being a lot of carp between 15lb to 20lb. This is where you will find the biggest fish that was caught which weighed 34lb

The Carp Specimen Lake at 3 acres was constructed in the summer of 2005.

Kingfisher Coarse Lake

This lake dates back to 1970 and is 1.25 acres in size. Even though it’s not a carp lake there are still some big carp in here which go up to 19lb and there is plenty of perch to be caught in here.

Tench Lake

Despite it being called Tench lake it’s also stocked with plenty of other fish to keep your float going under. There is plenty of roach, crucians, bream, rudd and even golden rudd.

What size do the fish go to?

  • 6 recognised fish over 30lb with the biggest being 34lb
  • Lots of carp over 20lb
  • Bream to 5lb
  • Crucians to 3lb

What tactics work well?

It’s not known what tactics work well.

What facilities are on site?

The fishery is located on a Caravan and Camping Club site. This means, there are toilets, shower facilities, disabled toilets and there’s even a little tackle shop on site.

Is parking available?

Yes, plenty of parking as it’s part of a camp site.

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