Cars must be parked in the car parks provided. do not block or park in front of any fishery gates, except when waiting for the hardwick/brasenose gate to be opened.
Anglers must not stop their cars anywhere on the main b4449 road or in the entrance to manor farm lake & st. johns.
Anglers fishing hardwick lake & smiths pool should only leave their vehicles in the main hardwick car park although they are permitted to unload their tackle along the track leading to brasenose and adjacent to the two waters.
No driving or parking on the grass at any of the lakes. if you break this rule you will be asked to leave the fishery, no matter how far you have travelled.
Barbed or barbless hooks may be used - please note: hunts corner pond rules may vary to the main day ticket carp lakes – see noticed board located at hunts pond.
Rods must not be left unattended.
No carp, pike or catfish to be retained – sacks are not allowed.
Unhooking mats must be used at all times for all carp, pike, catfish and large fish of other species.
No boats, bait boats, radios, guns, fires, picnics, swimming, drugs or heavy drinking.
No dogs except on a lead and under control.
There are no bait restrictions, but all multiple baits such as seeds, nuts, peas and beans must be well soaked, well cooked and used in moderation.
Permanently fixed leads are not allowed and unhooking mats should always be used for any fish - rigs will be checked by our bailiffs.
No live-baiting is allowed for catfish or pike between march 1st and october 1st.
No live fish to be taken onto the site from outside sources.
No transferring of fish between waters - no fish to be taken away or killed.
Pike fishing is only allowed in the winter months between October 1st and March 1st.
The lakes are on private property, so you should do nothing to disturb others, make no noise and keep lights at night to a minimum.
If you are fishing the back of smiths pool you must not cross the ditch from brasenose-one to unload your tackle, these slopes are slippery and dangerous and must not be used - all tackle must be unloaded at the end of smiths pool and walked along that bank to your swim.
The use of bbq’s is permitted but they must be raised off the ground. if you use a disposable bbq and it burns the grass you will be asked to leave the fishery.
Anglers fishing oxlease lake must wait in the main hardwick car park until the gates to this lake are opened – do not block the oxlease gate and park along the track adjacent to newlands angling club or you will be asked to leave.
No litter - take it with you.