Fishery Rules

  1. Number of anglers on the lake limited to 3 (excluding child under 12 with parent). Maximum of 3 rods per angler, 1 line, 1 hook
  2. Children are not to be left unattended around the lake
  3. No rods to be left unattended. If you need to go further than 30m for any reason then remove your hooks and baits from the water. Even if you are using receivers
  4. No sacking of fish
  5. No swimming, wading is encouraged only to release fish
  6. Only on-site landing nets, slings and mats/cradles to be used, all provided upon arrival
  7. Minimum line 15lb/7kg breakage
  8. No braid as main line
  9. No lead core or leaders to be used
  10. Only tungsten tubing to be used. If you’re unsure it will be available on site and instructions on how to use it
  11. No bait boats without prior arrangement. We will soon have our own bait boats to hire
  12. No long shank, nailer, bent, circle hooks
  13. Micro barb hooks only
  14. No fixed leads, all rigs must be safety rigs, ie eject the lead. If in doubt, please ask
  15. All rigs will be inspected
  16. No shelf life boilies. No plastic baits. No nuts. No maggots
  17. You are welcome to bring your own fresh or fresh frozen bait. The health of our fish and lake is very important to us so no shelf-life boilies or tiger nuts please. However, we are offering our bait at competitive prices and this can purchased on site saving you money and carrying it here.
  18. Please don’t stand up with fish when being photographed
  19. Please return fish to the water as soon as possible
  20. Keep cradles and mats wet as in the sun they can become very hot
  21. Please treat any hook holes or wounds with a carp care product (Steri Seven or similar). This will be available on site
  22. Our boat is only to be used for freeing up snagged line and fish
  23. No marking, disfiguring or damaging of the fish in any way (you will be asked to leave the site without refund or compensation)
  24. No removing fish or introducing fish
  25. Please photograph all carp on both sides and weigh before returning to water
  26. Please send all photographs and weights of fish caught to us as this allows us to keep accurate records of fish health and weight. We’ll set up a WhatsApp group with you for this

Environment

  1. No litter, including cigarette ends, matches, tea bags, nylon line etc. Use bins provided
  2. No fires or barbeques.  We will provide a barbeque in a safe area
  3. Alarms – please set them to their lowest volume or have a receiver
  4. Radios and televisions – please set the volume so that you can hear it
  5. Respect the wildlife
  6. Respect each other and the owners and their representatives
  7. Please don’t use the bushes or trees as toilets – facilities are available
  8. No recreational drugs or excessive alcohol consumption (you could be asked to leave the site without refund or compensation)
  9. No aggressive or antisocial behaviour (you will be asked to leave the site without refund or compensation)

We have worked hard to make this a comfortable place to come on holiday with your family or partner and enjoy some fishing.  Most of the rules are usual at most fisheries, clubs, syndicates etc and are designed to help us help you to have a more enjoyable holiday