Lake & Fishing Rules

  • Beatties Specimen Lake swims need to be reserved to avoid disappointment. 12hr day or night sessions available.
  • Carp mats necessary on Beatties and Lodge Lake.
  • Anyone fishing on the specimen lakes must be in possesion of Carp Care spray for wounds and abrasions. This is also for sale in our on site shop.
  • All fish on Pines to be landed by a landing net.
  • No sacking on Beatties or Lodge Lake at any time.
  • No Leadcore allowed.
  • Maximum of 8 pints of pellets to be used in any one day
  • Barbless hooks only.
  • No lures or spinners to be used or treble hooks.
  • Pike fishing only permitted from 1st November - 1st March ONLY
  • No method feeder on pleasure lakes except from 31st October - 30th March (Guru X safe & Preston only )
  • Keep nets may be curtailed in warm weather.
  • 75 lbs maximum in a carp keep net, 30 lbs maximum in a silvers keep net.
  • A maximum of 3 rods on the specimen lake and 2 on pleasure lakes.
  • No peanuts or Tiger nuts.
  • No cat meat
  • No Elite/Halibut/High oil pellets allowed
  • Only 2 tins of any meat (300g size) to be used in any one day
  • No loud music to be played on site at any time only radios on low permitted please be considerate to other anglers.
  • You must dip your keep nets, landing nets, unhooking mats, stink bags in the allocated red bins at the site entrance before you fish, this motion is monitored by cctv cameras please help to protect our fish. (Please see notice board for start date)
  • Please stretch out your keep nets 10 minutes before your nets enter the lake to allow the uv rays to kill any germs/bacteria.
  • All litter is to be placed in bins provided around the fishery failure to do so you would be asked to leave the fishery as we are passionate about keeping our fishery clean & tidy.
  • Fishing from marked pegs only.
  • No gardening! If any plants/trees are causing you a problem please notify either Paul or Jo. Please do not attempt to cut/prune/damage the plants/trees.
  • Night fishing on pleasure lakes only by arrangement.
  • Please treat fish with respect and enjoy your fishing.