General Rules

1.1 The AGM shall be held at 8.00pm on the last Wednesday in January.
1.1.1 Proposals for discussion at the AGM, signed by the Proposer and Seconder, must be received in writing by the Secretary no later than 14 days before the date of the AGM.
1.2 Committee meetings shall be held monthly, at the discretion of the Committee, normally first Thursday in each month except in January when it will be as required governed by the date of the AGM.
1.3 Membership shall continue from May 1st to April 30th.
1.4 All members are expected to co-operate in the preservation of wildlife, flora and fauna at Club waters.
1.5 Junior members of age 16 or under are not allowed on or able to fish any of our waters unless accompanied by an adult member aged 21 years or older. Children under 12 must fish the same swim and use one of the two rods of the accompanying adult or senior member.
1.6 An Environmental Agency rod licence is required on all Club waters.
1.7 Members must carry their membership tab and appropriate rod licence with them at all times and produce them for inspection to a Bailiff, Officer of the Club or anyone identifying themselves by production of a current tab.
1.8 Dogs are only allowed at the Lido and Whitehouse Farm (see 3.3) and must be kept under control and on a short lead at all times.
1.9 RADIOS, TAPE RECORDERS, DIGITAL MEDIA PLAYERS, GUNS, TINS of any sort, ALCOHOL AND NON-PRESCRIPTION DRUGS ARE BANNED.
1.10 All members must take their rubbish home.
1.11 Gates to all waters must be kept locked at all times ESPECIALLY WHEN LEAVING VENUE.
2.1 All members shall be permitted to fish with 2 rods only from recognised swims on all waters.
THIS MEANS NO STALKING BETWEEN SWIMS.
2.2 When fishing with your lines in the water you must not be more than 10 meters away from your rods.
2.3 Barbless hooks only allowed.
2.3a. No fixed rigs to be used.
2.4 Keepnets are permitted all year at the Committee’s discretion. Members are requested not to keep fish in keepnest longer than 6 hours. ALL CARP ARE TO BE RETURNED IMMEDIATELY; exception refer to match rules.
2.5 All members must use an unhooking mat for fish being unhooked and in contact with the ground.
2.6 No fish live bait may be used on any lake.
2.7 Pike up to 6lb in weight may be removed at the member’s discretion but must be taken from the lake. THE TAKING OF ANY OTHER FISH WILL BE REGARDED AS THEFT AND THE APPROPRIATE ACTION TAKEN.
Any unauthorised movement of fish between lakes is strictly prohibited.
2.8 Members may only enter the fishery 1 hour before sunrise and must have left before 1 hour after sunset.
LEAVE TIME TO PACK UP AND GET OUT.
NO NIGHT FISHING EXCEPT AT THE LIDO
2.9 Anglers wishing to fish the Lido at night must book with Alan Phillips 24 hours in advance 07807 822491 BUT NO LATER THAN 18:30.
2.9a For safety and insurance purposes there must be at least two adult/senior members to night fish.
2.9b Juniors members will be allowed to night fish as long as they are in the company of a member aged 21 years or older and must fish the same swim and still comply with rule 2.9a.
2.10 There are 8 swims only at the Lido for bivvies and tents. These are marked with a red block (swims 4, 7, 8, 11, 14, 16, 19, and 21). No bivvies or tents in any other swims. One bivvie/tent per swim.
2.11 Members are permitted to fish from one swim for a maximum of 72 hours only, afetr which they must vacate that swim and move to another.
Fishing at night is done entirely at members own risk.
2.12 Swims must be vacated 1 hour before a match and will not be available again until 1 hour after the match has ended.
2.13 All types of boilies, cereal groundbait and cooked particle baits are allowed subject to a maximum of 1 kilo per angler in any 24 hour period.
2.14 All nuts are banned. All particle baits must be cooked.
Floating bread is banned. No spodding. No braid.