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Portland Fishing Lakes

Portland Fishing Lakes

Sibthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire

The Portland Fishing Lakes are located in Sibthorpe. Anyone who is familiar with the area will know it is close to Newark, a hidden gem in the Nottinghamshire countryside.

There fishery currently offers a choice of four lakes:

  • Old Wood Lake - the largest of the lakes
  • Canal Lake
  • Four Island Lake
  • Long Island Lake

The current owners have plans to build on this in the future and expand the fishery. The venue is great for anyone with disabilities, there is wheelchair friendly access to all areas.

Main Species at Portland Fishing Lakes

Bream
Bream
Carp
Carp
Roach
Roach
Rudd
Rudd
Tench
Tench

Rules and Bans

The following rules are in place at Portland Fishing Lakes:

  • Keepnets only in matches
  • Only barbless hooks
  • Maximum hook size 12
  • No floating bait
  • No cat or dog meat
  • No boillies or nuts
  • Children under 14 must be supervised at all times
  • No dogs

Tickets and Prices

Day tickets are £6. 

A discount is avaialble for under 16s or over 65s.

Find out more information

Contact: Steve, The Bailiff

Telephone: 07818 552307

Address: Longhedge Lane, Sibthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire. NG23 5PN

Directions

The Portland fishery is located just outside the village of Sibthorpe.

From Flintham:
Ignore the two turnings signposted to Sibthorpe. About 500 metres after the second signpost take a left turn up the unmade road - the entrance is post and rail fenced with a metal barrier. Continue up the road between the fishing lakes and the car park and clubhouse will then come into view.

From the direction of Shelton:
Turn towards Flintham and, before reaching the crossroads at the bottom of the hill, take a right turn just after the woods and turn up the unmade road - the entrance is post and rail fenced with a metal barrier. Continue up the road between the fishing lakes and the car park and clubhouse will then come into view.

Sat Nav Postcode: NG23 5PN

Portland Fishing Lakes Google Map

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