RULES / PRICES
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Summer Opening 7.00am - 7.00pm
Winter Opening 7.00am - 5.30pm
Nick's, Henniker & Bramley (2 Rods):
Day ticket - £15
24hr - £30
5 Days (5x24hr) - £125
Call to book and check availability for sessions of 24 hours or more.
Day ticket 1 Rod - £12
Day ticket 2 Rod - £14
Day ticket Concession 1 Rod - £9
Day ticket Concession 2 Rod - £11
24hr - £25
Call to book and check availability for sessions of 24 hours or more.
Pear Tree, Samson & Finches
Day ticket 1 Rod - £10
Day ticket 2 Rod - £13
Day ticket Concession 1 Rod - £8
Day ticket Concession 2 Rod - £10
Minimum of 8 anglers, £8p.p.
Pear Tree full lake booking - £160
Samson full lake booking - £130
Reservoir full lake booking - £160 (Oct-Feb only)
We can do Half or Part lake bookings for smaller matches (min 8 anglers) and they are charged at £8 per peg, this must be booked in advance.
The bailiff will come and collect the money at your peg.
2 RODS MAXIMUM ON THE WHOLE COMPLEX
ALL NETS, SLINGS AND MATS MUST BE COMPLETELY DRY UPON ARRIVAL, AND BE DIPPED IN THE DISINFECTANT NET DIPS PROVIDED
A BOOKING SYSTEM IS IN OPERATION FOR NIGHT FISHING, PLEASE CALL 07703 825064
MINIMUM OF 18” LANDING NET AND 80CM X 40CM UNHOOKING MAT ON PEAR TREE, FINCHES AND SAMSON (UNLESS FISHING AN ORGANISED MATCH)
MINIMUM OF 24” LANDING NET AND 90CM X 50CM UNHOOKING MAT ON RESERVOIR
MINIMUM OF 42” LANDING NET AND 110CM X 70CM UNHOOKING MAT ON BRAMLEY, NICK’S AND HENNIKER
ONE UNHOOKING MAT PER SWIM, NO SHARING WHATSOEVER
NO KEEP NETS OR SACKING OF FISH, FISH TO BE HELD BELOW KNEE LEVEL
NO RETAINING OF FISH FOR LONGER THAN IS NECESSARY IN SLINGS OR NETS
BARBLESS HOOKS ONLY
NO BAIT BOATS
ONLY ONE ROD TO BE USED WHILST SURFACE FISHING
ALL BIVVIES, BROLLIES AND SHELTERS MUST BE DESIGNED FOR FISHING (NO TENTS)
NO NUTS OF ANY KIND, PARTICLE MUST BE CORRECTLY PREPARED BEFOREHAND
NO BRAIDED MAINLINE, EXCEPT SPOD AND MARKER SETUPS
RUNNING RIGS, LEAD CLIPS OR SEMI-FIXED LEADS ONLY
RIG TUBING OR LEADERS MUST BE USED WHEN FISHING ON BRAMLEY, NICK’S AND HENNIKER
NO RODS LEFT UNATTENDED AT ANY TIME
CAST NO FURTHER THAN HALF WAY WHEN FISHING OPPOSITE ANOTHER ANGLER
FISH FROM DESIGNATED SWIMS ONLY, NO STALKING
NO LITTER OR DISCARDED LINE TO BE LEFT ANYWHERE ON THE COMPLEX, TAKE YOUR LITTER HOME. YOU WILL BE PERMANENTLY BANNED FROM THE COMPLEX IF FOUND TO BE LITTERING IN ANY WAY
NO DOGS, GUNS, RADIOS OR EXCESSIVE NOISE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SWIM, BE MINDFUL AND RESPECTFUL OF OTHER ANGLERS
USE THE ANGLER’S TOILETS PROVIDED
ANGLERS UNDER THE AGE OF 16 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT AGED 21 OR OVER
SPECTATORS WILL BE CHARGED 50% OF THE PERSON THEY ARE SPECTATING. NO MORE THAN 1 SPECTATOR PER ANGLER
ANGLERS MUST BE IN POSSESSION OF A VALID ROD LICENSE
BBQS ARE PERMITTED, BUT MUST BE RAISED OFF THE GROUND, OR ON A STONE SLAB
THE MANAGEMENT ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR INJURY, DEATH, LOSS, DAMAGE OR THEFT TO PERSONS, CARS OR EQUIPMENT WHILST ON THE COMPLEX, AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CLOSE ALL, OR PARTS OF THE COMPLEX AT ANY TIME. DAMAGE TO THE COMPLEX WILL RESULT IN PROSECUTION. MANAGEMENT HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE RULES AND BAN ANY ANGLERS OR CLOSE THE LAKE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
All anglers must have a current Environment Agency Licence.
No matches to exceed 6 hours without permission of the fishery.
All anglers must have correct equipment, this includes barbless hooks, landing nets, disgourgers and landing mats.
No keepnets except in matches. Anglers fishing in matches must bring the appropriate number of dry nets to the venue, we request a minimum of 3 in the Summer months.
No carp over 10lb to be retained in keepnets.
Maximum weight of carp in one keepnet is 80lb - extreme weight above that limit could mean the angler being disqualified.
No carp and silver fish to be mixed.
The Bailiffs will come and collect the money at your peg
No nuts and seed baits, except sweetcorn, hemp and tares.
No trout pellet or trout paste.
8 pints of bait recommended plus hookers. No loose feeding of hookers.
A recommended 2 kg of ground bait.
1 kg of worm.
Luncheon meat is restricted to a maximum of 500g per angler (2 tins) a day.
No bait to be thrown into the lakes after fishing.
Landing nets and match keepnets must be dry before fishing.
Barbless hooks only.
No micro barb.
No loop, paternoster or fixed rigs – all leads and feeders must be free running.
Fish over 4oz must be landed with a net.
No tins or cans allowed on the bank – please take home all litter from pegs including discarded line.
All cars must park in marked areas and are left at owner's risk.
No fires or barbeques.
Please use toilets provided.
No dogs allowed on fishery.
No juniors under 16 will be allowed to fish unless accompanied by an adult.
No night fishing.
Anglers must not fish beyond halfway to the next angler.
No trespassing in the orchards.
Landing mats must be used when weighing fish in matches.
Anglers must not tip the fish down the keepnet, pull the 2nd or 3rd ring from the bottom through to the top of the keepnet and tip the fish carefully into the weigh bag.
When emptying weigh bag place on surface of water and slide fish gently back into the lake.
No shock stikk type rods to be used.
No floating feeders, bagging wagglers or spods to be used in matches.
All fish must be returned to the water.
FISH MUST NOT BE KILLED OR TAKEN FROM THE FISHERY.
2 rods maximum on the whole complex
All nets, slings and mats must be completely dry upon arrival, and be dipped in the disinfectant net dips provided
A booking system is in operation for night fishing, please call 07703 825064
Minimum of 18” landing net and 80cm x 40cm unhooking mat on Pear Tree, Finches and Samson (unless fishing an organised match)
Minimum of 24” landing net and 90cm x 50cm unhooking mat on Reservoir
Minimum of 42” landing net and 110cm x 70cm unhooking mat on Bramley, Nick’s and Henniker
One unhooking mat per swim, no sharing whatsoever
No keep nets or sacking of fish, fish to be held below knee level
No retaining of fish for longer than is necessary in slings or nets
Barbless hooks only
No bait boats
Only one rod to be used whilst surface fishing
All bivvies, brollies and shelters must be designed for fishing (no tents)
No nuts of any kind, particle must be correctly prepared beforehand
No braided mainline, except spod and marker setups
Running rigs, lead clips or semi-fixed leads only
Rig tubing or leaders must be used when fishing on Bramley, Nick’s and Henniker
No rods left unattended at any time
Cast no further than half way when fishing opposite another angler
Fish from designated swims only, no stalking
No litter or discarded line to be left anywhere on the complex, TAKE YOUR LITTER HOME. You will be permanently banned from the complex if found to be littering in any way
No dogs, guns, radios or excessive noise. You are responsible for your own swim, be mindful and respectful of other anglers
Use the angler’s toilets provided
Anglers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult aged 21 or over
Spectators will be charged 50% of the person they are spectating. No more than 1 spectator per angler
Anglers must be in possession of a valid rod license
BBQs are permitted, but must be raised off the ground, or on a stone slab
The management accepts no responsibility for injury, death, loss, damage or theft to persons, cars or equipment whilst on the complex, and reserves the right to close all, or parts of the complex at any time. Damage to the complex will result in prosecution. Management have the right to change the rules and ban any anglers or close the lake without prior notice.