Lake John Fishery
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Lake John comprises two lakes, both are well stocked with fish including roach, bream, perch, Rudd, Chubblets, Gudgeon, and of course all the carp family.
Lake John Fishery operates on a purely first come first served basis. A booking system will however remain in place for the club organisers.
- No Driving on the banks to the pegs.
- No Litter to be left on the bank, use bins provided.
- No discarding of bait on the bank, or in the lake.
- No fish are to be taken from the fishery (strictly catch and release).
- No Fires.
- No fishing between swims.
- All nets must be dipped in the disinfectant trays before fishing.
- One rod only on the bottom lake, two rods maximum on the top lake.
- Please use toilets provided.
Rules for the Carp anglers
- No night fishing.
- No boilies, Bolt rigs, Barbed hooks, Beach casting, Nuts, Paste, fixed method feeders, bait boats.
- No braid to the hook links, strictly mono.
- No Fires or barbeques.
- No carp sacking at any time.
- No walking with fish along the bank (call for assistance).
- Two rods maximum.
- All fish must be released in the safety of a weight sling or net, not by hand.
- Un hooking mats must be used at all times.
Match angler Rules
- No balling of ground bait
- No discarding bait after the match
- No blood worm or joker
- No fixed feeders
- No method feeder
- No Barbed hooks
- No Floating baits, hooked or loose fed
- No feeding a line while fishing another, unless loose feeding via hand or pole cup
- No walking fish along the bank, call for assistance
- No fish to be taken from the lakes
- No fish hooked after the final whistle are allowed to be put in the keep net
- No litter
- No rods or baited lines to be left unattended during the match
- One rod only at any one time
- Rod must not be left unattended at any time
- All nets are supplied
- Maximum hook size is 14
- Match times must be obeyed, six hours maximum
- All pegs are feeder pegs but there are only nine island pegs pegs 11, 12, 13, left bank 29, 30, 31, back bank, 34, 35, 36, right bank agree your feeder line with the surrounding anglers
- Hand lining is permitted via the elastic bung
- POWER CABLES on front bank please be carefully, no long poles
- All fishing must stop on the final whistle, poles and lines must be out of the water
- Any fish hooked before the final whistle will be allowed 15 minutes to land the fish