TOURING CARAVAN/MOTOR HOMES

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Match Rules

  • No floating baits
  • No cat meat
  • No Elite/Halibut/High oil pellets 
  • All fish on Pines are to be landed with a landing net.
  • On Pines lake meat is only allowed to be used as hookbait (no feeding meat)
  • No more than 2 tins of meat (300g size) per angler per match to be used in any one day
  • No blood-worm/joker allowed
  • Barbless hooks only
  • 16m pole limit
  • No method feeders or adaptation (except from 31st October- 30th March) only Guru or Preston permitted
  • No fixed rigs, no stops back up the line i.e. no bolt rigs
  • No feeding with a cup while you are fishing the bomb or waggler
  • You may only fish halfway between yourself and the next angler.
  • Ledger and feeder hook length 12 inches minimum
  • No in line leads allowed
  • Shallow Pellet waggler fishing: 
  • Must be a waggler,No surface controllers,candles or other buoyancy aids.
  • Only a waggler attached at the bottom end of the float.
  • After very careful consideration of shallow waggler results the change of the rule being made is to allow bait to be presented at a shallow depth so as to prevent the foul hooking of fish which has occurred previously.
  • Fish welfare is of great importance here at Stafford Moor
  • No floating poles, you must use a float on the pole
  • When the signs are displayed you must dip all your landing nets, keep nets, stink bags, carp mats on arrival.
  • Please dry nets before coming to Stafford Moor, please stretch out all nets at least 10 minutes before the match begins
  • Maximum of 75lbs of carp in a keepnet,  if up to 85lb in any one net your weight which is over will be deducted,  in excess of 85lb your whole net weight will not be counted.
  • Maximum of 30lbs of silvers in a keepnet, any over will not count
  • It is advisable to bring a minimum of 3 keep nets with you.
  • Pike/Trout/Catfish do not count
  • No pole slapping or pole rig windmilling, helicoptering, you can lift and drop only or flick.
  • A maximum of 8 pints of pellets to be fed during a match
  • 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.
  • Please note match rules may differ when festivals are taking place please see separate festival sheet at the beginning of a festival.