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 and are to be supervised at all times
  3. No rods to be left unattended. If you need to go further than 30m 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 – minimum 18″ (46cm). If you’re unsure it will be available on site and instructions on how to use it
  11. No long shank, nailer, bent, circle hooks
  12. Micro barb hooks only
  13. No fixed leads, all rigs must be safety rigs, ie eject the lead. If in doubt, please ask
  14. All rigs will be inspected
  15. No shelf life boilies. No plastic baits. No nuts. No maggots. Particle to be purchased on site only to ensure correct preparation.
  16. We have our own quality proven bait on site at competitive prices, saving you money and time. You are welcome to bring your own fresh or fresh frozen bait – please advise us of the brand name. The health of our fish and lake is very important to us so no shelf-life boilies or tiger nuts please.
  17. Keep cradles and mats wet as in the sun they can become very hot
  18. Carp care is paramount . Please treat any hook holes or wounds with a carp care product (Steri Seven or similar). This will be available on site
  19. Our boat is only to be used for freeing up snagged line and fish
  20. Please photograph all carp on both sides and weigh before returning to water
  21. Do not stand up with fish to be photographed, return fish to the water as soon as possible
  22. All fish over 40lb (18kg) – get in the water to take photographs, and return the fish whilst in the water to ensure the safety of the fish
  23. 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
  24. We have a bait boat for hire. Please advise if you wish to bring your own and it mush be thoroughly cleaned before arrival
  25. No marking, disfiguring or damaging of the fish in any way (you will be asked to leave the site without refund or compensation)
  26. No removing fish or introducing fish

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. No cutting of vegetation around swims or lake
  7. Respect each other and the owners and their representatives
  8. DO NOT use the bushes or trees as toilets – facilities are available
  9. No recreational drugs are permitted on site, excessive alcohol consumption is not permitted (you could be asked to leave the site without refund or compensation)
  10. 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