- Paying anglers and staying guests only allowed on site. Visitor’s must be cleared with the fishery team prior to arrival. Opening/closing times are not negotiable.
- You must be in possession of your current EA rod license in order to fish.
- Vehicles off the grass at all times. Only stop in designated car parks. No unloading at swims.
- Angler’s bivvies must be pitched in the designated swims. No tents.
- Respect your fellow anglers and keep within the stated swim boundaries.
- Intoxicated and/or unsociable anglers will be asked to leave the complex.
- No bait boats or hard boats allowed.
- All BBQ’s must be raised off the floor. No fires.
- No air rifles or other weapons.
- Do not cut trees or foliage without the fishery teams permission.
- You must leave just before the stated time on your ticket or buy an extension.
- No shelf life boilies (except hookbaits).
- April to November – Pellets, boilies and floaters only.
- December to March – Only our ‘winterised’ pellets, high carb/low protein boilies and particles.
- No maggots, nuts, worms or live baits at any time.
- All spombs/spods/bait rockets must float.
- Barbless hooks only. No crushed barbs.
- No long shank nailer style hooks.
- No 360 rigs (Ronnie/Spinner rigs are allowed).
- Zig rigs on one rod only. Minimum breaking strain line 10lb.
- Minimum reel line is 0.35mm or 0.33mm if using tapered line.
- Braided reel line on spod and marker rods only.
- No spodding over zigs.
- Leads must eject or pull free easily.
- Leadcore/fused leaders must not be more than 1m long.
- Nothing fixed on the line behind the lead system except putty.
- Suitable carp landing net, unhooking mat and weigh sling are mandatory. All of which MUST be completely dry before coming onto site. Wet fish handling equipment = no entry.
- You must have suitable carp care liquid for treating injuries on landed fish.
- Unhooking mats are compulsory, they must be a minimum of 1.5” thick.
- Fish must be lifted from the water in a weigh sling.
- Fish can be retained for no more than 15 minutes and must be out of water for the minimum time possible. All fish must be weighed and photographed safely in the swim they are landed from.
- Any dead fish or fish that look to be distressed or injured, please inform the fishery team immediately.