Fishery Rules

It is the responsibility of all anglers to be aware of the fishery rules prior to fishing. Always check with the bailiff or member of staff if there are any doubts. These rules exist primarily to protect our fish stocks and to ensure the enjoyment of the fishery for all anglers.  There are additional rules for the specimen carp lake Folly see below.

  • Barbless hooks only, maximum hook size 10
  • No keep nets except during matches
  • Banned baits:  Groundbait,  artificial bait,  Surface bait,  Pet food, Trout pellets, Boilies, bloodworm, joker, Peanuts and Tigernuts
  • Only coarse pellets purchased from Hampton Springs may be used
  • Chopped worm -one kilo limit
  • No braided line including hook link
  • Fishing only allowed off stands provided
  • Rods and equipment must not be left unattended
  • No radios to be played when fishing
  • No dogs allowed around the fishery at anytime
  • No children under 14 to be left unsupervised
  • All landing nets to be dipped in the disinfectant tanks prior to use (and keep nets if in fishing match)
  • No swimming
  • No stoves or cooking at fishery
  • Litter must be placed in the bins provided

The management will not be held responsible for the loss of tackle, personal injury or damage to cars and reserve the right to amend the rules at any given time.

Additional rules for specimen carp lake Folly

No juniors under the age of 14 allowed on Folly

Barbless hooks (maximum hook size 8)

Maximum of two rods per person

All anglers must have their own suitable landing net and large unhooking mat

No fixed leads, all leads must be free running

No braided line – including hook link

No Bait boats

Banned baits: Groundbait, floating baits, nuts, pet food and artificial baits

Only Hampton Springs boilies and coarse pellets allowed

No spectators

No swimming