Rules

  1. An Environmental Agency license is required to fish these waters. The fishery allows a maximum of three rods per angler on the specimen lakes only.
  2. All night fishermen are to be on the complex at least 30 minutes before the fishery closes.
  3. There are no concessions for any of the specimen lakes.
  4. For security purposes night fishermen's vehicles will be locked in on the site at closing time until 7.00am the following morning. Anglers may leave during the night for emergencies only.
  5. STICTLY NO VISITORS OR GUESTS AT ANY TIME.
  6. No tents, windbreaks or non-fishing related camping gear to be used. Recognisable fishing bivvies or umbrellas only.
  7. Fishing is from recognisable swims or pegs only.
  8. Under no circumstances are vehicles to be driven onto the lakeside. Parking in designated areas only.
  9. Net dip tanks are provided on every lake, please use them for nets, slings and un-hooking mats.
  10. All fish to be returned to the water safely and as quickly as possible. Any abuse of the fish will result in the angler being banned!
  11. Barbless hooks only. No bent hooks, safety rigs only. Unsuitable tackle will be confiscated. No baitboats, sea fishing tackle or unattended rods. No keepnets. No sacking. No leadcore. No wire traces, treble hooks. live bait, dead bait or lure (spinning) fishing.
  12. No nuts allowed under any circumstances, all particles must be correctly prepared. Unsuitable bait will be confiscated. If in doubt ask a bailiff.
  13. No dogs, No wading, No swimming, No walking on ice.
  14. No fires or unsupported BBQs. No continuously burning lights at night. No loud radios or TVs.
  15. No litter, especially waste nylon. Bins are provided, use them.
  16. No trespassing into the adjoining fields or woodland. Anyone caught entering the fishery outside hours will be treated as a criminal and may be prosecuted.
  17. 24-hour toilet facilities are provided. Use them or be banned!
  18. Treat other anglers with respect. No poaching swims or casting over lines, only fish your water. In the event of a dispute ask a bailiff, do not take the law into your own hands!
  19. Alcohol is to be used sensibly and in moderation. Any bad behaviour caused by its abuse will result in serious recriminations and possible criminal charges, remember you are on private property.
  20. A 5 MPH speed limit is in force on the entire complex, do not ignore it.
  21. The management accepts no responsibility for injury, death, loss, damage or theft to persons, cars or equipment whilst on the complex and reserves the right to close all or parts of said complex at any time. Damage to the complex will result in prosecution.
  22. Any subject not covered by these rules is at the discretion of the management. If you are in any doubt ask. Any problems or occurrences are to be reported to the management.
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