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BARNSTONE LAKES

SYNDICATE LAKE RULES.

 

Anglers fish at their own risk.  

 

The owners do not accept liability for any injury to anglers/guests, or theft/damage to anglers' property.

 

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

A maximum of 3 fishing rods per person, per swim/peg, is permitted.

 

Maximum stay 48 hours.

 

All anglers/guests and members, to report to the bailiff on arrival.

 

One non-angling guest is permitted. Please park on the hard standing next to the cabin in the visitor parking bays provided.

 

Each syndicate member is permitted to bring one fishing guest twice per season for a 48 hour stay. This is at a cost of £25 per 24 hours. One swim is to be shared. Please have your guest pass with you to hand in to our Bailiff on arrival.

 

Fishing set-ups are from swim/peg only.  Stalking is permitted.

 

Rods must not be left unattended.  Kindly be aware that the use of a sounder box (other than on the swim), is not an option, to bypass this rule.

 

Dogs only permitted if they remain with the owner and do not cause a nuisance to other anglers.

 

The use of a bait boat is allowed, provided it is used sensibly.

 

Please take away any litter you have accumulated at the end of your fishing session.

 

BBQ  permitted if off the ground. No ash to be left behind on site. No fires.

 

Only the bailiff is permitted to use the boat to net/free snagged fish. 

 

Nets/slings etc. are to be sprayed/dipped on arrival. 

 

Large unhooking mats or cradles must be used to unhook and handle/photograph fish. 

 

No sacks, floating retainers only, and then only for short periods. 

 

No fixed lead rigs.  Safety lead clips etc. to be used with leads to drop with the minimum of force.

 

Carp care kit or similar, is to be used on hook holds, and any wounds present on the fish.  This is available to buy from the cabin.

 

Any sick/injured fish are to be reported to the bailiff. 

 

All fish over 30lb, to be reported to the bailiff while still in captivity, for the purpose of our records.

 

Micro-barb hooks only.

 

No tents. 

 

No shock leaders. 

 

No braided mainline, except for spomb /markers.

 

No wading or swimming in any of the lakes. 

 

10 mph speed limit on site.

 

Syndicate members are permitted to arrive half an hour before sunrise at anytime of the year. If turning up early morning please be aware of anglers already present.

 

Please can all syndicate members close the five bar wooden gate behind them.

 

The use of drones is prohibited.

 

Random rig checks!  Please do not be offended if you are asked to display your rigs. 

FISH WELFARE IS OF THE UPMOST PRIORITY! 

 

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The rules are in place as to ensure an enjoyable and safe fishing experience for all; whilst safe-guarding the welfare and health of the fish.  We hope that you thoroughly enjoy your fishing experience, but will not accept any anti social behaviour, or excessive use of alcohol.   Any person/s presenting such behaviour will be asked to leave the premises, with no refund being made. We reserve the right to remove any person/angler or non fishing guest, without any prior notice 

 

We thank you for your kind co-operation.