Lake Rules

  • No Boilies, Nugget, Pellet etc… 
  • No particle bait is to be used or brought onto any of the Lakes. All bait is available on site. You may bring pop­ups and plastic hook baits.
  • If anyone is found using other baits the whole group will be asked to leave the premises with no refund so please ensure that every group member reads these rules and regulations.
  • Hooks must be barbed (yes barbed!), size 2, 4 or 6. No use of treble hooks.
  • The lead system must be MCF slipper system or dumper system, Atomic Bomz Away, or Angeltec Lead System.
  • Semi bolt rig lead clips are now not allowed as these do not eject the lead after a break off.
  • Rods and reels must be suitable for fishing big carp or big cats. Please ask if you require more details.
  • Nylon and Fluorocarbon mainlines must be a minimum 0.30mm diameter and not under 15lb.
  • No lead core or leaders of any kind to be used or brought on to premises. No shock leaders or fixed leads.
  • Your hooklinks must have a plastic coating. Coated braid can be used. We recommend 15lb snake­bite / snake­skin / snake-­mantis, etc..
  • If Live baiting for catfish you will need catfish braid and 1/0 to 4/0 hooks.
  • EVERY angler that fishes the lake must bring with them a product called iglu (for human mouth ulcers). You can buy this from any chemist or on­line at the following link: http://www.chemistdirect.co.uk/iglu_v_3721.html you will be supplied with iodine on arrival.
  • Landing nets must be a minimum of 42 inches. Weigh slings must be strong and suitable. All of these items must be present in your swims at all times.
  • No sacking of fish. Do not stand up whilst holding the fish.
  • Do not take fish out of the lake until you have all the necessary bits ready i.e. weigh sling (wet), unhooking mat, scales, camera etc.
  • Do not move any fish from one swim to another. Do not carry any fish other than in a proper sling or bag.
  • Carp Cradles and weigh slings are supplied.
  • Leaving your rods unattended is a crime, please refrain from doing so. IF YOU LEAVE YOUR RODS, LEAVE THE LAKE.
  • No litter of any description (this includes cigarette ends) – line, hooks, beer bottles and tops etc.
  • Bait boats are allowed.
  • No Fires

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