"A land locked canal in the heart of the historic Town of Newport!"
The The Newport Canal is a small stretch of canal that is more like a long pool than a canal as each section on the canal is blocked off at each end. The canal runs through the outer edge of Newport, and passes through through Town Centre.
This is a silty canal and can get very weedy, so using the right tactics is a must. There are some fantastic fish in the canal to good sizes due to the abundance of natural food. As the canal is not very deep, during a clear and sunny day, the large fish are easy to see and target.
See below for more details on the Newport Canal.
Species Of Fish In The Newport Canal.
Here's a list of what you can expect to catch fishing the Newport Canal.
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Common Carp and Mirror Carp
Depth Of the Newport Canal.
Depths range from 1- 6 ft maximum depth, 3 ft average.
Parking At The Newport Canal.
Parking is available in the Town Centre in Newport.
** TAA Cannot/will not be held responsible for any damage or loss to vehicles whilst parking on public car parks. **
Is The Newport Canal Disabled Friendly?
Some of the pegs on the canal are disabled friendly, and have good access to the water. As there is a towpath that runs the length of the section, it is quite flat. Please take note that the area is a very busy with the general public and dog walkers.
All anglers are expected to take their own capabilities into account when fishing TAA waters.
How Many Pegs Are There On The Newport Canal?
The canal has some dedicated pegs however, many anglers find a clear spot in which to fish from.
Can I Night Fish Mad Newport Canal?
Yes! TAA members are able to night fish the canal as part of their standard ticket. Please see TAA rules regarding anglers under 18 years old.
No night fishing for anglers who have purchased a day ticket.
Baits And Methods On The Newport Canal.
Small boilies and pellets best for carp with sweetcorn also working.
Groundbait and maggots for the silver fish
If it's Pike you're after, then it's deadbait tactics that produce the best although, some use lures to good effect too.
**PLEASE THINK OF FISH CARE AND FISH SAFETY AT ALL TIMES ON TAA WATERS, WE WOULD LIKE OUR FISH TO LIVE LONG AND HAPPY LIVES**
How To Get To The Newport Canal.
Shrewsbury and Newport Canal
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More Information about The Newport Canal.
Below you will find more information about the Newport Canal and the surrounding area. The links will guide you to external sites and TAA DOES NOT own or take ANY responsibility for the content on these sites.