General Rules

  • All anglers or visitors to report and book in at the lodge on arrival.
  • All cars to be parked on the main car park.
  • All anglers to have appropiate Environment Agency licences.
  • Any removal of fish from site will be deemed as a criminal offence.
  • No parking in front of the main gate between the hours 7.00pm and 7.00am, emergency access required, your vehicle could be towed away.
  • Alcohol allowed, drunken behavior not.
  • No dogs allowed.
  • No fires allowed.(disposable BBQ's allowed but must used off the ground and are to be taken home after use)
  • Respect all wildlife.
  • Respect members of the public who are using the bridle paths.
  • No litter to be left on the fishery, all litter to be taken home
  • No keepnets.
  • Fishing from designated pegs only.
  • No fish to be transferred between pools.
  • All toilets to be used, these are located in the car park.
  • Visitors or guests strictly by prior arrangement only.

Lower Lake & Meadow Pool

  • All anglers to be in possession of a suitable carp unhooking mat (must have sides)
  • All anglers to be in possession of a carp care kit
  • No leadcore or leadcore leaders allowed. Safe zone leaders are allowed.
  • All Anglers to be in possession of a specimen landing net (minimum 36")
  • All nets and unhooking mats to be completely dry before entering the fishery
  • Please don't pull for a break, please seek a member of staff or a bailiff.
  • Only green or camo bivvies and brollies to be used, strictly no tents
  • No braid main line to be used.
  • 12lb minimum breaking strain main line to be used.
  • Rods not to be left unattended at any time.
  • No fixed rigs to be used (if unsure please ask a member of staff).
  • No bent hook rigs.
  • No beachcaster rigs to be used.
  • Luncheon meat allowed on the hook/hair only.
  • Particles must be of good quality branded names.
  • Bait boats allowed but common sense must prevail.
  • Maximum of 3 rods to be used.
  • No peanuts.
  • No sacking of carp.
  • Both Micro Barbed & Barbless hooks allowed.
  • Children under 14 to be accompanied by an adult.
  • Catch returns to be handed in at the office before leaving or sent by text or email at a later date.
  • All photographs to be taken over a cradle or whilst kneeling over a unhooking mat

Pike Fishing

  • 31st October till 1st March.
  • No live baits.
  • Dead baits only
  • All coarse fish dead baits to be shop bought.
  • No spinning.