|Geographical location||Upper Swabia|
|Location close to the shore||Ochsenhausen , Memmingen|
|Altitude above sea level|
|Maximum depth||5.5 m|
|Middle deep||2.1 m|
Originally created by monks as a fish pond, an
The pond was originally created by monks from the Rot an der Rot monastery . It is owned by the municipality. The pond is leased to the Rot an der Rot fishing association. Its water area is 2.8 hectares . The average depth is 2.1, the largest 5.5 meters. Its catchment area covers 165 hectares and it has a volume of 59,600 cubic meters. The overflow of the pond flows into the Rot , which flows into the Danube . 70% of the catchment area of the pond is used as forest and 30% as agricultural land. 73% of the agricultural area is grassland and 27% arable land .
Bathing pond and fishing spot
The fox pond is a natural pond where swimming is tolerated at your own risk. It is not listed as a swimming lake with regular water tests. Facilities such as showers and toilets are not available. Barbecuing and camping is not tolerated in the area of the fox pond. In the event of violations, it must be expected that the police will intervene.