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Match Rules

It is the responsibility of all anglers to be aware of fishery rules prior to fishing. Always check with the bailiff or member of staff if there are any doubts. If any match angler is caught using any of the banned baits or methods listed below then they may be disqualified. Each match angler must have 2 keep nets, all silver fish and fish up to 1.5lb in one net with the remainder in second net. Nets to be left on bank spread out to dry until 10mins before all in.

General Rules

  1. Barbless hooks only (No hooks larger than size 8)
  2. Banned baits: Nuts, Floating bait, Groundbait, Trout pellet paste, Liquidised bread, Bloodworm & Joker, Mole soil or Leam
  3. Only Hampton Springs boilies and coarse pellets allowed
  4. All nets must be dipped before fishing
  5. Keepnets are only allowed during matches (maximum 50 lb per net)
  6. No braided main lines
  7. No fires
  8. No radios
  9. No dogs allowed at any time
  10. All litter to be placed in the bins provided
  11. No children under 14 yrs of age to be left unsupervised
  12. No swimming

Folly Rules

  1. No children under 14 yrs of age to be left unsupervised on Folly
  2. Barbless hooks (Maximum hook size 8)
  3. Maximum of two rods per person
  4. All anglers must have their own suitable 42″ net and large unhooking mat
  5. No fixed leads, all leads must be free running
  6. No braided line – Including hook link
  7. No bait boats
  8. No fires
  9. No radios
  10. Banned baits: Groundbait, Floating baits, Nuts, Pet food
  11. Only Hampton Springs boilies and coarse pellets allowed
  12. No swimming

Handy Tips

  • Feed little and often
  • Fish margins – tight as you can
  • Fish to island and lily beds but don’t rule out open water
  • Scale down tackle
  • 6mm cubed meat
  • Sweetcorn in margins
  • Winter fishing – maggots, castors and worms (pinkies)

Our Lakes

  • Poplars
  • Alice Springs
  • Oasis
  • Rock Pool
  • Meadows
  • Long Island
  • Willows
  • Folly

Opening Hours

Gates now opening at 8am and shutting at 4pm

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