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Fishing Rules

  1. Barbless hooks MUST be used (maximum size 12)
  2. Handle fish with care at all times, DO NOT wrap any fish in cloths or rags
  3. Return fish to the water in a landing net
  4. ALL landing nets must be dipped prior to fishing
  5. One landing net per angler
  6. One rod per angler (a second rod is charged at £3)
  7. NO keep nets (except during matches)
  8. Keep nets used in matches MUST enter the site dry. ALL nets WILL be inspected. Wet nets WILL NOT be permitted to enter our waters.(please speak to a member of staff regarding net inspection and weight limits. It’s recommended that you bring 3 nets as F1 and Silvers need to be separate)
  9. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by adults at all times
  10. An EA license is required by all anglers
  11. NO dogs allowed
  12. NO braid
  13. NO hemp
  14. NO fixed method or elasticated feeders, bolt rigs or fixed leads
  15. NO floating baits
  16. NO tapping or cupping water
  17. NO floating poles (a float MUST be used)
  18. NO liquidised baits (you cannot feed meat or macaroni)
  19. NO seafood baits of any kind (e.g. prawns, mussels etc)
  20. NO bread at all
  21. NO mugging fish
  22. Towels, rags or cloths to be used at the fishery MUST be clean and dry (this prevents the spread of diseases from other venues and avoids contamination)
  23. NO groundbait
  24. NO Boilies
  25. NO Leadcore
  26. NO Cookers/gas canisters allowed (Anglers MUST NOT cook on site)
  27. NO Dog or Cat food allowed
  28. Unused bait MUST NOT be thrown into the pools when you have finished fishing, please dispose of this in the grey bin

Hookbaits Allowed

  • Luncheon meat
  • Corn
  • Maggots (maximum amount of 2 pints combined with castors)
  • Castors (maximum amount of 2 pints combined with maggots)
  • Worms
  • Macaroni Cheese
  • Hooker Pellets
  • Paste (this is only permitted when using our pellets)

Feed baits allowed

  • Pellets (must be bought from us- maximum 6 pints)
  • Corn (1kg)
  • Worms
  • Maggots (maximum amount of 2 pints combined with castors)
  • Castors (maximum amount of 2 pints combined with maggots)