Alders Farm Fishery / Rules

Alders Farm Rules

R ules. Alders Farm Fishery Rules are as follows. We reserve the right to amend any of the following rules at no notice and a level of common sense and best practice is assumed, there are no exceptions (other than Hemp being allowed on Specimen (Oak Lake) Only.

Please obey the rules and remind others to do the same.
Your assistance and understanding is much appreciated.

All rules are designed with the welfare of the fish and the water quality in mind, and we want to keep the fishery and its surroundings at its best, so please try to stick to them. If you are found breaking these rules you maybe asked to leave the fishery.

 

Rules General

  • All anglers, vehicles and belongings are here at your own risk
  • Night fishing only allowed for members who have booked in advance
  • All Children welcome (15 & under) are only allowed when accompanied by a responsible adult
  • Everyone fishing must be in possession of a current EA Rod Licence
  • All cars to be kept in the car park, if you need assistance please ask
  • No fires – stoves allowed at your own risk
  • No alcohol or drugs tolerated on the premises
  • Please use the toilets provided
  • No one is to enter the water under any circumstances, if you need help please ask
  • Please be considerate to other anglers and your surroundings
  • No BBQ’s
  • No Littering! Please take all rubbish away with you
  • No removal of fish
  • No Bank Walkers whilst matches are in progress

Fishing

  • All nets, net bags, mats and cradles must be dipped before fishing and then left to dry on bank before use
  • Barbless hooks only
  • No bait spikes
  • If fishing the Specimen Lake you must have a large padded unhooking mat or a cradle and a carp care kit
  • Everyone fishing must have their own landing net & unhooking mat
  • Fishing from platforms only
  • 2 rods allowed per peg, never leave any unattended
  • Keep nets only allowed in organised matches (not pleasure fishing) 100lb per keep net max during matches & max 5-hour matches *If your keep net weighs in over 100lb,it will be counted as 50lb*
  • When Fishing a match on Pines Lake, all Silver Fish to be kept in a separate Keep net
  • No rolling fish down keep nets
  • No bolt rigs, free running only
  • Leaders allowed but must be Fish safe
  • No lead core
  • Feeder fishing (including method) is allowed but it has to be in line with no elastication
  • No floating poles
  • No Surface Fishing allowed
  • No Braid as Mainline, braided Hooklinks are allowed
  • No carp sacks
  • No fish to be handled in towels

Bait

  • Only Alders Farm Fishery in-house feed pellet is allowed
  • No 'Shelf Life' boilies - Only Frozen (unless purchased from our shop)
  • Match Boillies allowed as hook bait
  • NO MEAT OF ANY KIND
  • NO BREAD or floating baits allowed
  • NO NUTS
  • Hemp allowed on Speci Lake only
  • No High Glow powder or liquid baits
  • No Halibut or Trout Pellet of any Kind

 

All rules are designed with the welfare of the fish and the water quality in mind, and we want to keep the fishery and its surroundings at its best, so please try to stick to them. If you are found breaking these rules you maybe asked to leave the fishery.

As well as our usual rules, the following also apply to Night Fishing

Night Fishing Rules

  • Night Fishing ticket is for 24hrs from 7:30am
  • No Admittance after 7pm
  • You must book your peg in advance by phone or email
  • You must be over 18 to Night Fish
  • No alcohol or drugs
  • No coming & going during the night is allowed, if you leave there is no re-admittance
  • Anyone disturbing the peace will be asked to leave and membership revoked
  • Night fishing is at your own risk
  • No fires or BBQ’s – stoves allowed at your own risk
  • No one is to enter the water under any circumstances, if you need help please ask
  • No removal of fish
  • You must have a large padded unhooking mat or a cradle and a carp care kit
  • No keep nets

 

All rules are designed with the welfare of the fish and the water quality in mind, and we want to keep the fishery and its surroundings at its best, so please try to stick to them. If you are found breaking these rules you may be asked to leave the fishery.