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Fish Legally, Rod licence holders only

We try to keep strict rules in place to keep the fishery as good as it possibly can be and we pride ourselves in offering a fantastic fishing experience.
Lets try to keep it that way!

  • No children under 14 yrs of age to be left unsupervised on Folly

  • You must have a sling and a mat (Over 5cm thick)

  • Maximum of 2 rods per person

  • Barbless hooks (Maximum hook size 8)

  • You must have a 42-inch minimum landing net

  • You must have an unhooking mat/cradle capable of taking a 30lb carp.

  • Maximum of two rods per person

  • Everyone must have an unhooking mat

  • All anglers must have their own suitable 42″ net and large unhooking mat

  • No fixed leads, all leads must be free running

  • No braided mainline or leaders

  • No surface fishing

  • No bait boats

  • No fires

  • No radios

  • Banned baits: Bread, Groundbait, Floating baits, Nuts, Pet food

  • Only Hampton Springs boilies and coarse pellets allowed

  • No swimming

  • Must drop leads on take

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)

£10 charge for rod retrieval from any lake

The management will not be held responsible for the loss of tackle or damage to cars and reserves the right to amend the rules at anytime.

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