Fishery & Shoot Rules
Please abide by these few rules as they have been created to provide a pleasant environment and to ensure the safety of everyone and the well being of our fish.
If your fishing fees have not been collected by one of our bailiffs, please leave your remittance in one of the envelopes provided and place in the honesty box on the front wall of the fishery cabin before leaving. Please record your catch details (if your fee has been collected by a member of the fishery team please enclose the receipt in your catch return envelope).
No Litter Please - Please take your litter home with you when leaving.
Strictly only barbless hooks or the barb must be squashed, maximum size number 12 and a Minimum leader breaking strain of 7lb.
Landing nets must be used at all times (no landing net, no fishing).
Dogs are not permitted.
No night fishing, off the peg fishing and rods not be left unattended.
All nets, stink bags and mats must be dipped.
Coarse Lake Rules
No keep nets - except in matches.
Unhooking mat is required.
No braided line.
No blood worms or jokers.
Boilies only on a hook - No loose feed boilies.
No rod sharing.
Please carry antiseptic gel to treat any injured fish you may catch.
No spinning / lure fishing.
No cloths or towels to be used when handling fish (wet hands only and please avoid excessive handling).
All anglers over the age of 12 must have a valid EA Rod Licence. These can be obtained from the post office or online here. Licences for 12 to 16 years old are free.
All anglers under the age of 16 must be supervised by a responsible adult.
Trout Lake and River Fishing Rules
All Brown Trout must be returned to the River and Lake.
Return any Lake Rainbow of 3lb and over.
Maximum of 2 rods per session on the river.
Please ensure you bring a full fishing kit with you.
No bait additives, feed pellets. or glitter bugs whatsoever.
Mandatory requirements for the Shoot, are: Shotgun Licence (Class 2), Head Protection, Ear Protection, Safety Glasses.
Shot size Maximum Size 7 and Fibre Wad only.
Guns must be kept in their storage sleeves until the shooter is in the stand.
Guns must only be loaded when the shooter is stood in the Stand and facing forwards.
Shooters must be vigilant for walkers on the footpath and wait until they have cleared the target area before calling for the clays.