Baffins Pond – Portsmouth – PO3 6HU
Water Information & Updates

A 7 acre inner city pond which is undergoing works to secure the future well being of fish and wildlife. There is a large head of Carp up to 20lb, along with Roach, Rudd and Gudgeon. It also offers superb access to wheelchair users and less-abled anglers. Public toilets are available at Tangiers Road/Neville Road corner of the pond.

Water Rules

All general water rules apply plus the following:

  • 1. No groundbait.
  • 2. Natural baits only, maggots, casters, worms, corn, and hemp only. NO other baits permitted.
  • 3. 0.5kg bait limit per day / visit.
  • 4. No floating baits.
  • 5. No fishing outside the defined fishing areas.
  • 6. No scheduled closed season, however the water may be unavailable for fishery management and other purposes. Notices will be posted via the club forum.
  • 7. Any snagged terminal tackle must be reported immediately to the Pond Warden.
  • 8. Great care must be taken of all wildfowl, any problems ie: a duck or swan with hook or line or appears to be distressed please call the Pond Warden.
  • 9. Fishing is from 0700hrs to dusk.
  • 10. Fishing is only permitted from the PDAS badges on the edge of swims. 10 Anglers MAX.
  • 11. Only closed maggot feeders may be used. No open ended feeders of any type.
  • In the event of a problem, please contact the numbers below.
Contact Information

Pond Warden: Dave Le Gresley  Telephone: 07944 917293

Assistant Fisheries Officer: Mark Davies Telephone: 07950 475288

Fisheries Officer: Steve Mottershead Telephone: 07801 759479

Club Match Dates
This water will be closed on the following dates –

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