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Gunville pond is the oldest fishery owned by the IWFAA and can be found
on the West side of Gunville Road in Carisbrooke, close to the Argos
industrial estate – situated on the B3323 Gunville Road, Newport.Gunville may be fished on a day ticket but strictly no fishing before first buying a permit or joining the Association.Car parking is adequate, thirty swims are fishable and since 2001 a lot
of hard work clearing old willows and repairing swims and land drainage
systems has been completedGunville is a mixed fishery popular with
carp specialists, containing as it does fish close to 30lb. There was
also a stocking of new 3 – 5lb carp during the 2009 season which are
growing on strongly. The lake contains good numbers of bream and tench
to over 6lb, plus a good head of rudd and roach to over 2lb.
Gunville is also of interest to predator
hunters with perch landed to nearly 4lb and holding the club pike and
eel records with fish of 20lb 4oz and 4lb 10oz respectively.