The Fox Fishery
Pave Lane, Near Newport
The Fox Fishery is one of Shropshire’s best-kept secrets.
A three-acre reservoir at Pave Lane, on the outskirts of Newport, the Fox Fishery offers discerning carp anglers the opportunity to catch specimen fish in the peace and tranquillity of the Shropshire countryside, away from the noise and stresses of modern-day Britain.
A restocking programme has been completed to boost the already fine head of quality common, leather, mirror and crucian carp, grass carp, specimen tench and bream, roach, rudd and perch.
1000 small carp and 200 three-inch tench were introduced in June 2010, an extra 18 double-figure mirrors and commons were introduced in 2010, 100 chub were added in October 2010 and seven wels catfish (between 10lbs-26lbs), three tench (7lbs+), two common carp (16lbs+) and two common carp (25lbs+) have also been stocked.
The beauty of the Fox Fishery is its privacy and seclusion. Night fishing is permitted, but the bank in front of the house on the far side is out of bounds for all fishermen and access is only available for three sides of the lake. Anglers are requested to respect the venue and keep noise and lights to an absolute minimum.