2020 - 2021 rules to be updated:
1, All who fish our waters must carry their E.A.
Rod fishing Licence, along with their
club membership card or purchase a day ticket
from a 2016 Certificated Water Watcher
(Please ask for their I.D. Card)
2, Barbed hooks are not to be used at any time.
3, No fixed leads or Bolt rigs
4, No keep nets to be used unless for club matches.
5, Essential equipment for the type of fishing is to
be carried at all times.
Unhooking mats, use of the appropriate size of
landing net, a Disgorger for removing hooks,
if Pike fishing then you would also need a set of
6, All fish caught are to be returned safely.
If you are caught removing fish you will
7, No live baiting is permitted at any time.
8, No Fishing in the reeds at any time
9, No lure fishing or dead baiting for pike or
perch during 31st March til 30th September,
when fishing for pike you must use a wire trace,
10, No-one under the age of 18 can fish for pike
unless supervised by an appropriate adult or
hold the EA pike fishing certificate.
All children under 18 must be supervised at
all times by an appropriate adult when fishing
the back lake.
11, Ground bait to be restricted to a maximum of
3lb or 1.5 kg per swim per day
12, No nuts of any kind to be used on any of the
13, No night fishing on the front lake (Newman Drive).
14, No fires to be lit on any of the lakes, cooking
stoves, lanterns and torches only.
15, All those Fishing these lakes are asked to
leave all swims tidy, remove all litter and place
it in the bins provided or take it home and bin it.
16, The consumption of alcohol or the use of illegal
substances or non-prescribed drugs will result
in an immediate ban and the authorities will
17, No more than 3 rods to be used on the back lake,
2 rods per licence No more than 2 Rods on the
18, Disabled anglers take priority on any of the
19, Any person taking, killing or causing malicious
damage to the fish, fishery or surrounding
property or swimming in any of the lakes
could be prosecuted and banned from the
club and fishing the lakes.
20, Any sick or injured fish should be reported
to a water watcher a.s.a.p.
21, No rods are to be left unattended (no more
than 3 metres away) at any time
22, All anglers are to be courteous to residents
living near or around the front or back lakes
and to respect their parking,
23, All anglers are to report any persons breaking
the club fishery rules to a Water Watcher a.s.a.p.
If you do not understand any of these rules please ask a Water Watcher