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Newton Abbot Fishing Association - Devon

Newton Abbot Fishing Association TQ12 2JX Newton Abbot, Devon
07764 340268

Newton Abbot Fishing Association has fishing rights to over eleven waters in the Newton Abbot area in Devon

Newton Abbot Fishing Association has fishing rights to over eleven waters in the Newton Abbot area in Devon

Newton Abbot Fishing Association has eleven waters in the Newton Abbot area, which offer some of the best coarse fishing in Devon. With over 400 members, we welcome new members, but you must live within a 20 mile radius of Newton Abbot to apply for Full Membership. Day tickets are available for many of our waters offering some great fishing for the visiting angler.

1 ~ Rackerhayes Complex - consists of 6 waters:

Island Pond: A lake of about five acres open to all ticket holders. Stocked with mixed coarse fish: Tench over 6lb., good sized Carp, Roach, Rudd, Pike, Bream and Eels. Bailiff – Rob Champness

First Pond: About two acres and open to all ticket holders. Stocked with a good head of Carp to 20lb, Tench, Roach, Bream and a few Pike. Bailiff – Steve Parker –  07838 181710

Wheel Pond: Fishing dawn to dusk only. No bivvies and no boilies. Open to all ticket holders, but juniors have priority. With 20+ pegs to choose from this water is stocked with Carp to 14lb, Roach, Rudd, Perch, Tench, Crucian Carp and occasional small Pike. Bailiff – Mark Newman – 07786233715

Linhay Pond: No boilies on this water. Open to all ticket holders, this water is approximately three acres in size. Well stocked with mixed silver fish, especially Bream and Tench which can go up to 7lbs +. Bailiff – Duncan Arnold – 07813 096447

Dores Pond: Available to Full members only. The largest of Newton Abbot’s waters at about nine acres. Floating platforms on this water are available for members over 18 years. Stocked with selected Carp some of which are over 30lb. There are also Bream to 9lb. and a good head of silver fish and Perch. The Club record tench came from here at 11lb 14 oz. Bailiff:  Rob Peters 07447 407060

Weedy Pond: Open to all ticket holders. Weedy is about one acre in size and is stocked with variety of coarse fish. The Carp go to low doubles and there are some decent Tench. Bailiff – Gary Saxton

2 ~ West Golds Newton Abbot:  Available to all ticket holders. A tidal water that is incorporated in the flood defence system of the local area. Extreme care should be taken here, flash tidal flooding is common. The water holds Dace, Roach, Skimmers, Mullet and Carp and is a quiet venue where all methods work. Bailiff – Dennis White

3 ~ Bradley Pond:  Available to Full Members Only. A former clay pit of about four acres outside Bovey Tracey. A popular match and carp venue holds Roach to 2lb, Perch to 4lb, Tench, Skimmers, Carp to over 20lb. Bream  and some Trout. Bailiff: Mark Cousins

4 ~ Wapperwell: Fishing from dawn until dusk only - Junior members to be accompanied by adult over 21 years of age. This pond is about an acre in size and believed to be over 300 years old! It is stocked with Skimmer Bream, Roach, Rudd, Tench, Crucians and Carp. Ideal for the pleasure angler. Bailiff – Clive Seaborne – 07701346196

5 ~ Eddison Pond:  Available to all ticket holders. Eddison is a small water holding Tench, Crucians and some reasonable double figure Carp.

For Club Membership at the comittees discretion you must have a valid EA rod licence when fishing. Membership runs from January 1st.

Senior Full Member: Those aged 18 to OAP ((State Pension Age) on 1st January. Cost £90*
Concessions:  Concession (Disabled/OAP) Full Members and Young Full Members aged 16 up to 18 Cost £45*
Junior Full Members: (under 16) Cost £10*

To apply for Membership online and submit your details please click here

For Day Tickets (Temporary Membership Status)

Ponds excluded for Day Tickets are Bradley, Dores Pond and Wapperwell.

24hr Ticket – £16.00*
Senior Day Tickets (dawn – dusk) – £9.00*
Junior Day Tickets (dawn – dusk) – £3.00*

* = Prices correct as of 07/2022

To purchase day tickets please click here


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Our Fishery Listings:

West Golds

Wapperwell Pond

Rackerhayes Complex

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Bradley Pond

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