No barbed hooks or nut baits allowed Fishing rules
Anglers please note, fishing is one of many activities carried out on the Country Parks. Considerate behaviour will result in a pleasant time for all visitors to our sites.
Before fishing all anglers should make themselves fully acquainted with the rules.
Barbless or crimped hooks only to be used on the fishery
No night fishing except for Specimen Group Members. Details of which can be obtain through the Country Park Office.
No live bait fish to be used.
No person is permitted to fish without a valid ticket or permit.
No fish what so ever are to be killed or taken away from the Country Parks.
No fishing under any circumstances during the closed season, which is midnight 14 March to midnight 15 June inclusive.
Day fishing starts at 7am and finishes at dusk. Precise times will be posted on site notice boards, notifying day anglers of when a swim can be occupied and when it should be vacated.
No fires to be lit.
No litter or discarded fishing tackle of any description to be left on the banks because of the danger to wildlife. Anglers are responsible for litter or discarded fishing tackle of any description found in or within 2 metres of their swims. Litter must be removed from site.
No nut baits to be used.
The cutting down, damaging and removal of foliage, plants etc., is strictly forbidden.
No person is permitted to fish from a boat of any kind.
No fish are to be introduced from other waters.
No radio controlled craft to be used on the fishery.
All anglers must be in possession of a landing net and forceps or a disgorger. Carp, pike and barbel anglers must also have an unhooking mat approximately 3 feet x 4 feet in size.
Maximum of 2 rods allowed per person.