1 No guests allowed. Anyone on the lake must have paid and must be fishing.
2. No U16's unless accompanied by an adult. This lake has deep margins and can be dangerous!
3 (a) April to October - Boilies & Pellets ONLY - No other baits allowed. (These include dog biscuits & any type of particle)
3 (b) November to March - Particles also allowed. No Maggots.
4. No artificial baits. (pop-ups are a good alternative) The ban includes fake corn, foam, zig aligners etc.
5. 3 rods may be used but consider other anglers and the size of your swim. 2 rods recommened for the double pegs but not compulsory
6. Barbless hooks only. No micro barbs or crushed barbs.
7. Minimum 15lb main line and hook links - 12lb hook links allowed for floater and zig fishing.
8. No leadcore - Leadfree leaders and safe zone leaders are allowed.
9. No fixed leads. All leads must be able to eject without undue force if caught in weed or a snag. Helicopters, chods and inlines must be able to slide off the main line if it parts.
10. No nets, mats or cradles to be brought on site. These will be provided for use by the fishery. When you have finished your session, please replace these into their designated storage boxes.
11. Anyone caught stealing the equipment provided will be reported to the police and prosecuted. They will also have their names(s) passed onto other fisheries and banned
12. Any damage to the carp care equipment must be reported immediately even if it's not your fault. Accidents happen and its important we make sure every angler has the right equipment.
No equipment means no fishing!
13. All anglers must be in possession of a Carp Care Kit. Treatment must be given to all hook holds and any other damage found on the fish.
14. No fish to be retained longer than it takes to set up cameras, mats, scales etc -
15. NEW RULE: All Carp must be carried onto the bank using the weigh slings provided ONLY. Fish must not be lifted from the lake in the landing net even with the net dismantled and rolled up.
16. BBQ's allowed but MUST be used on the communal BBQ which is located near the 'Social' swim.
17. No litter including cigarette butts, tea bags and discarded tackle. All litter must be taken home.
(you brought it, you take it home)
18. No Dogs - We have our own dogs on site and do not mix well with other animals.
19. Bivvys & Brollys only. No camping tents of any kind. Also No fishing from vehicles. You must be next to your rods
20. NEW RULE: No fishing into the 'Snags' swim's water from other pegs. This is due to the snags in that area. See map on the 'Pegs' page
21. Our lake bailiffs have the authority to ask you to leave our fishery if they believe you are not following our rules, or for any other reason that may affect the safety of our fish or other anglers enjoyment on our lake.
Please take the time to read ALL of our rules as ignorance is not an excuse.
If you do not follow these rules you may be asked to leave the fishery and in some cases banned.
We recommend Propolis as a form of Carp Care, which is cheaper than the branded carp care kits. The above photos are from a wound treated with Propolis and just 3 months apart
Landing nets, mats and slings are providied
All payments are now made on-line.
Cash is no longer taken on the bank.
24hrs = £20 - (12.00 - 12.00)
Night only = £12 - (5pm to 7am)
Day only = £12 - (7am to dusk)
24hrs (Nov-March) = £15
Night (Nov-March) = £10
Day (Nov-March) = £10
Please note: During April to November
Days only - Mondays to Thursdays only
Nights only - Monday to Thursday only
24hrs+ - Monday to Saturday only.
No fishing after 12.00 on Sundays.
(except on a Bank Holiday)
Unless you have supplied one already, please provide us with a mobile number to text the gate code to.