lake rules

In order to maintain an enjoyable experience for all our anglers and to make sure our fish enjoy the best quality of life possible we ask that all our visitors abide by our lake rules.

Prior to attending the site please take the time to read our lake rules. Anyone seen to be breaking any of the rules will be asked to leave the lake without a refund.

Venue Rules

  • Barbless hooks only.
  • No fixed leads, safe rigs only.
  • No braided mainline or line under 12lb.
  • Do not leave rods unattended.
  • All anglers must be in possession of an EA rod license.
  • Leader or tubing is required.
  • Leadcore fused leaders must not be more than 1 metre long.
  • Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All particles to be well cooked and soaked.
  • 3 rod limit.
  • No nuts.
  • No bait boats, guns or fires.
  • No anti-social behaviour, heavy drinking or music.
  • Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead.
  • All anglers must take all their rubbish home.

carp care

  • All nets, slings, mats to be supplied by the Fishery.
  • All anglers must be in possession of a Carp Care Kit.
  • Fish must be lifted from the water in a weighing sling.
  • Fish cannot be retained for any longer than 15 minutes and must be out of the water for the minimum amount of time possible.
  • All fish must be weighed and photographed safely in the swim they are landed from.
  • Any dead fish or fish that look to be stressed or injured please inform the fishery immediately.

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