Rules (Effective November 2016)

/Rules (Effective November 2016)
Rules (Effective November 2016) 2017-09-04T11:05:13+00:00


  • 3 rod limit for each angler.
  • A minimum of 15lb line or braid to be used.
  • No rods to be left unattended at any time.
  • All fishing anglers must bivy up by rods.
  • No particles/pellets are permitted – boilies only.
  • No less than 2 1/2 lbs T/C rods to be used.
  • The sacking of fish is not permitted.All fish to be retained in recovery slings and returned after the 15 minute recovery time.
  • Only large padded unhooking mats to be used (Anglers to bring their own) and recovery slings.
  • Anglers to carry carp care kit to treat hook and body wounds if required.
  • All swims to be kept clean of rubbish including cigarette butts. Please use bins provided.
  • All fish 60lb and above must be reported to the bailiff day or night so as we can weigh and photograph and return the fish ASAP.
  • Only MCF dumper clip eject systems to be used. No fixed leads.
  • Only large orange H Block markers to be used.
  • Anglers must bring appropriate weighing scales – many fish are over 60lb, therefore scales must have the capacity to capture correct weights.
  • Life jackets must be worn at all times when using boats. A £20 deposit will be taken before boats are released. Any damage to rollocks, oars or boats will result in loss of deposit.
  • No permanent markers to be left out of any kind.
  • All anglers/guests must be 16 years or over.
  • Anglers with less than 2 years fishing experience of French waters should fish as part of a pair.
  • The management and any of their guests reserve the right to fish out of selected swims during mixed angling weeks.
  • All anglers must have scales capable of weighing fish in excess of 100lb.
  • As from 2016 the use of electric heaters, fires, fans of any kind are not permitted.
  • Contact numbers whilst at the lake.Mick.B 07908999551. Mick.H. 07960728312.

All the rules above are mainly based around Fish Safety.  This is our main concern as these fish are the lake’s future.

Please ensure these fish go back safely for the next angler to enjoy. Anyone who does not comply with the above rules or attends with inadequate fishing tackle will not be permited to fish.