No NUTS or UNPREPARED PARTICLES to be used. Particles must be soaked and cooked accordingly and USED SPARINGLY (E.g. One small tin per 12hrs).
NO OLD or OUT OF DATE PELLETS to be used. Fresh coarse pellets can be bought on site. NO PRE-BAITING or LOOSE FEEDING PRESERVED SHELF LIFE BOILIES or feeding gallons of maggots.
No FISH of any kind to be RETAINED in SACKS of any kind. Use a landing net whilst getting your camera ready. No KEEPNETS to be used.
UN-HOOKING MATS/SLINGS/NETS must be used. Six sets are available and must be left on the premises. DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN TO THE FISHERY. Do not leave any unused bait in the landing nets (E.g. Pop-ups). Please ensure that you have a tub/bucket of lake water to hand to stop the ﬁsh from drying out on the mat especially in warm or windy weather.
BARBLESS hooks only to be used. No curved long shank or bent hooks. No “it’s only a splinter barb” and No I can’t see it!!!!
NO SOLID BEADS to be used at all above the swivel. ie the rod/reel side. In case of breakage the RIG MUST COME OFF.
No TETHER RIGS or SHOKKA TYPE RIGS. No naked set ups ie naked chod etc . Tubing must be used to protect ﬁshes backs.
No leadcore or leaders. Only tubing to be used (the type that does not bunch up – i.e. stainless lined. The correct tubing can be purchased from Brian at cost price.
No BRAIDED MAINLINE (ﬂat or round) other than for use with a Spod or Marker. Hook link material should be of a lower breaking strain than the main line WHICH SHOULD BE 15LB MINIMUM. 5LB Minimum for roach ﬁshing.
When playing a ﬁsh, NO BULLYING or FLAT RODDING (POINTING ROD AT FISH).