Rules / Terms & Conditions



Common Sence Rules 

  • Please Drive very Slowly, you are driving on a Public Bridleway used by Walkers, Horse riders and Mountain Bikes.  
  • Under 14yrs are not permitted at the fishery.
  • Viewing the Lake is by appointment only.
  • 14yrs and over must be able to provide valid I.D when asked (No I.D, No Fishing).
  • 14yrs to 18yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
  • You must hold a Valid Enviromental Agency rod license.
  • Stop at the fishery office on arrival and sign in. 
  • Your Swim is halfway across the lake in front and to each side of the peg.

Fish Welfare we take very seriously. 

  • Landing nets and unhooking mats must be dipped on arrival to prevent the spread of diseases. Please ask 
  • Rods must not be left unattended. You must be within 1 swim from your rods at all times. 
  • Do not strike hard, it only causes harm to the fish.
  • Always Kneel down to take pictures. Keep the fish wet and Return to the water ASAP. 
  • Sacking of fish is only permitted for weighing.
  • Carp must not be retained in keep nets or sacks.
  • You must have and use carp care antiseptic when needed.

Tackle 

  • Barbless hooks only, maximum size 8 
  • No Main line braid other than hook link / spomb & marker rod.
  • Minimum 12lb mainline b/s. 
  • Drop off lead or safety rigs must be used at all times.
  • No leadcore lines.
  • Pole fishing please use heavy duty elastic.
  • 32" landing net required for carp fishing. 
  • Bait boats - Ask before use. 
  • 2 rods only 1st April to 31st October 3 rods 1st November to 31st March. 
  • No Spinning or Dead baiting.

Fresh Baits please 

  • All particle baits must be properly prepared (soft to squeeze).
  • No Peanuts.
  • No Cat & Dog meats.

General info

  • Take your rubbish home or put in the skip provided by the fishery office.
  • Please put your vehicle in the car park after unloading (disabled badge holders can keep thier car at the swim only.
  • Fishery Gates are locked from 6pm to 8am
  • 24hr CCTV in operation.
  • No other visiting guests other than those booked in are allowed onsite.
  • No Dogs allowed onsite.
  • No Swimming in the water. 
  • No Heavy drinking, drugs, guns, loud radios or shouting.
  • BBQ must be raised to pevent scorching.
  • No Gas bottles over 5kg.
  • No trailor or gazebo style tents, motor homes cannot be slept in.
  • No cutting or burning of live woods.

Advise

  • All accidents must be reported and recorded in the accident book in the fishery office.
  • First aid kit in the Fishery office.
  • Caution should be taken when net dipping in disinfectant, ask for assistance if unsure. You are responcible for your own personal pretective equipment.
  • Caution should be taken, when walking around the lake day and night as trip hazards are present. e.g Branches, Bare Roots, Rabbit Holes, Slippery Surface, and Uneven ground.
  • Caution should be taken when camping under trees - Falling branches and lightening strikes can kill.
  • Caution - fishing should stop when lightening is forcast.
  • The lake water is very cold, the edges shallow but with steep holes, avoid falling in. Life rings are positioned around the lake to be used only to save life.

Legal

  • It is a condition of payment that we have the right to search your vehicle at any time.
  • The removal, killing, eating or transfer of any fish will mean a claim by the owners for full compensation.
  • Niether the company nor its employees shall be held responsible for loss or damage to any of your property however caused.
  • Anglers, guests or visitors are not entitled to make any claim against the company or employees of any loss, injury or theft.
  • We reserve the right to cancel any booking at any time.
  • We reserve th right to alter these terms at any time without prior notice.