It is estimated that there are more than 60,000 herons across the UK, making them the primary predators of pond fish. However, herons are a protected species, and it is illegal to harm, trap or kill them in any way. Fortunately, there are various methods available to deter, scare, or shock herons away from your garden pond.

We have accumulated a wealth of knowledge on the best solutions to prevent various predators from stealing your prized fish. Having tested most of the products on the market, we can offer you an honest opinion and advise you on the best solution for your pond.

If you require any assistance or advice, please contact us today.

Heron Deterrents 

There are several effective heron scarers available on the market, including:

  • Fencing or Balustrade
  • Heron netting
  • Electric fencing

In our experience, one method is often sufficient to deter herons. However, for particularly stubborn predators, using a combination of different pond protection deterrents may be the best solution.