Fishing at Cannop Ponds

Cannop Ponds is one of the best waters in the forest for angling. Managed by Yorkley Angling Club, day permits can be bought on the bank from the Club bailiff or from local tackle shops


There are two lakes, both of which offer a variety of fish to impressive sizes:


Cannop 1, Southern Lake

58 PEGS 
7 Disabled Platforms with Access
Depth 3ft to 20ft

Carp 30lb+, Bream 6lb+, Tench 7lb,
Pike 30lb+, Roach, Perch, Rudd, Eels, Chub


Cannop 2, Northern Lake

44 PEGS                                             
3 Disabled Platforms with Access
Depth 2ft to 8ft

Grass Carp 20lb+, Carp, Bream, Tench, Roach, Crucian Carp, Eels


Night Fishing is permitted only by holders of a night permit.


Permit information

Cannop Ponds, West Dean, Lydney, GL15 4JS
Seniors annual season permit  £30.00
Juniors annual season permit   £1.00 
OAP (state pension age) £20.00
Senior day permit £5.00
Junior day permit £3.00
Night Fishing Permit £50.00