Rules

Lake 1
Lake 1 Island lake

ISLAND LAKE, CATFISH/CARP

1. No dogs allowed on the premises whatsoever.

2. No children under the age of 12 years whether accompanied or not unless prior arrangement is made.

3. No ground bait, loose feed, P.V.A bags etc… hook baits only.

4. No live bait whatsoever.

5. Frozen dead bait is allowed.

6. Barb less, single hooks only. No stainless steel.

7. Minimum 30” landing net.

8. Unhooking mat compulsory.

9. Minimum 12 lb break strain line.

10. If braid is on the reel, you must not use braided hook length. If a braided hook length is used, then mono filament line must be used from hook length to reel.

11. No keep nets.

12. No more than two rods per person.

13. A current rod licence must be in force and produced upon request.

14. Do not fish over or through the reeds and or plant life.

15. Fish only from the designated swims.

16. Do not use multiple swims unless you vacate the previous swim taking all your tackle etc… With you.

17. Your ticket allows you to use the whole venue with exception to the Specimen water. Ensure you adhere to the applicable rules allocated to the water if you decide to move.

18. All vehicles including push bikes to be parked in the designated car parks only and are not to venture on to any other part of the estate.

19. Radios, personal stereos and the like are not permitted unless used with headphones and must not be heard by the next swim.

20. No trees or shrubs are to be cut or damaged. This means also for using as a rest for nets, rods, etc…

21. No spectators allowed on the catfish lake unless pre-arranged.

22. All fish caught on this lake to be returned as soon as possible to the spot they were landed in.

23. No peanuts or nuts generally, on or off the hook.

24. No litter or waste tackles to be left on the banks. Put it in the bin right away.

25. No glass allowed on site.

26. No wading.

27. The owners or their representatives accept any responsibility or liability for cars, property or accidents outside the scope of their standard liability insurance. Any infringements of the rules will render even this facility void.

28. We reserve the right to add or amend the rules as the situation arises.

29. No spinners or lures.

30. No boilies whatsoever.

31. Hours of fishing are dawn till dusk. Do not be on the premises during the hours of darkness.

Middle Lake 2
Lake 2 (4)

 

1. No dogs allowed on the premises whatsoever.

2. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult on a one-to-one basis.

3. No ground bait, loose feed, PVA bags etc… Hook baits only.

4. Floating baits are allowed if control and quantity is exercised.

5. Barb less, single hooks only. No stainless steel.

6. Minimum 16” landing net for smaller fish, 30” minimum for larger fish. One net per swim.

7. Unhooking mat compulsory.

8. Minimum 6lb breaking strain.

9. No braid or Dacron not even to hook length.

10. No keep nets.

11. No more than two rods per person.

12. A current rod licence must be in force and be produced on request.

13. Do not fish over or through the reeds or plant life.

14. Fish only from the designated swims.

15. Do not use multiple swims unless you vacate the previous swim taking all your tackle etc… With you.

16. Your ticket allows you to fish the whole complex with exception to the Specimen water. Other rules to applicable areas apply and must be adhered to.

17. All vehicles including push bikes to be parked in designated areas and are not to venture on to any other part of the estate.

18. Radios and personal stereos etc… are not permitted unless used with head phones and must not be heard by the next swim.

19. No trees or shrubs are to be cut or damaged. This means also for using as a rest for nets, rods etc…

20. Only one spectator per paying fisherman will be allowed.

21. All fish caught on this lake must be returned as soon as possible to the spot they were caught in.

22. No peanuts or nuts generally on or off the hook.

23. No litter or waste tackles to be left on the banks. Put it in the bin right away.

24. No glass allowed on site.

25. No wading.

26. The owners or their representatives accept no responsibility or liability for cars, property or accidents outside the normal scope of their standard liability insurance. Any infringement of the rules will render even this facility void.

27. We reserve the right to add or amend the rules as the situation arises.

28. No spinners or lures.

29. No boilies whatsoever.

30. Hours of fishing are dawn till dusk. Do not be on the premises during the hours of darkness.

Snake Water 3
Snake water 3 (3)

CARP, TENCH, IDE, BARBEL, CHUBB, ROACH, BREAM.

  1. No dogs allowed whatsoever on the entire estate.
  2. Loose feed in moderation with half a Kilo of ground bait per angler.
  3. At any time or after a match do not throw your left over or unwanted baits into the water. Take it away with you or use the bins provided.
  4. No boilies allowed whatsoever.
  5. No floating baits.
  6. Barbless single hooks only. No stainless steel.
  7. No ledger fishing or similar. Float fishing only.
  8. No more than 1 rod/pole per person.
  9. No litter or tackle to be left on the bank. Use the bins provide or take it home with you,
  10. A current rod licence must be held and shown if requested.
  11. Fish only from the designated swims/platforms.
  12. No glass allowed on site.
  13. No wading.
  14. All nets must be dried before use.
  15. Use only the main paths and access paths to swims and other areas.
  16. Maintain respect for the rights of other anglers not to have you disturb their fish in any way.
  17. Do not walk the furthest bank.
  18. Individual swim boundaries are the far bank to your swim bank and from wire to wire.
  19. No trees shrubs or reeds to be cut or removed whatsoever. If you have a complaint, then see Mick or Josh.
  20. Radios or personal equipment of that ilk must not be used unless headphones are used and any sound must not permeate beyond your swim.
  21. All vehicles must be parked in the allocated parking areas and in a way that is sympathetic with the use and parked not to inconvenience other anglers using that facility.
  22. Absolutely no cars beyond those allocated areas. Cars must not venture anywhere else on the estate of off road/track that is applicable to the designation.
  23. Each car park will have an entry/exit to the walkways. Do not park your car in front or close to this area as it will cause interference to those anglers that need to access, in particular disabled anglers.
  24. The owners and or their representatives accept no responsibility or liability for cars, property or accidents outside of our normal scope of standard liability insurance. Any infringement of the rules will render even this facility void.
  25. We reserve the right to amend the rules as situations arise.
  26. No braid line or hook lengths to be used.
  27. Carp tackle not to be used on this water.
  28. If a rod or tackle is deemed to be unsuitable its use will not be allowed.
  29. A suitable landing net must be used to land all fish without exception and one net per person fishing.
  30. No nuts or peanuts to be used on or off the hook.
  31. Hours of fishing on this water are dawn till dusk. No exceptions. That includes setting and packing up.

ADDITIONAL MATCH RULES

  1. 2 keepnets must be used and a third one available if required. All three must be fully stretched and laid on bank on arrival and a minimum 15 minutes before start of match commences. One for larger Carp and the other for smaller and silver fish. A third keep net must be to hand in case the catch exceeds this allowance.
  2. A maximum of 70 lb to be kept in any one net. An allowance over in each net of 10 pounds that will not be counted, and should a net weight exceed this amount the net contents will be disqualified. All fish will remain in the nets until the end of the match. Should you decide to leave early under no circumstances must the fish be put back as this may change the catch rate of the angler next to you. Instead if it is necessary that you leave early nominate a friend to empty the net or nets for you at the end of the match.
  3. Fish must not be kept out of water for a longer period than is necessary to weigh and put back the fish.
  4. Match duration not to exceed 6 hours.
  5. Do not walk from swim to swim as this could be misconstrued as fish walking. If you need to go and talk to someone you must ask for permission from that person and first use the back path before entering the swim path.
  6. All fish to be netted. No swing and catch.
  7. For silver and smaller fish do not weigh more than 30lb at a time.
Woodland Lake 4
Woodland lake 4 (3)

 

1. No dogs allowed on the premises whatsoever.

2. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult on a one-to-one basis.

3. No ground bait, loose feed, PVA bags etc… Hook baits only.

4. Floating baits are allowed if control and quantity is exercised.

5. Barb less, single hooks only. No stainless steel.

6. Minimum 16” landing net for smaller fish, 30” minimum for larger fish. One net per swim.

7. Unhooking mat compulsory.

8. Minimum 6lb breaking strain.

9. No braid or Dacron not even to hook length.

10. No keep nets.

11. No more than two rods per person.

12. A current rod licence must be in force and be produced on request.

13. Do not fish over or through the reeds or plant life.

14. Fish only from the designated swims.

15. Do not use multiple swims unless you vacate the previous swim taking all your tackle etc… With you.

16. Your ticket allows you to fish the whole complex with exception to the Specimen water. Other rules to applicable areas apply and must be adhered to.

17. All vehicles including push bikes to be parked in designated areas and are not to venture on to any other part of the estate.

18. Radios and personal stereos etc… are not permitted unless used with head phones and must not be heard by the next swim.

19. No trees or shrubs are to be cut or damaged. This means also for using as a rest for nets, rods etc…

20. Only one spectator per paying fisherman will be allowed.

21. All fish caught on this lake must be returned as soon as possible to the spot they were caught in.

22. No peanuts or nuts generally on or off the hook.

23. No litter or waste tackles to be left on the banks. Put it in the bin right away.

24. No glass allowed on site.

25. No wading.

26. The owners or their representatives accept no responsibility or liability for cars, property or accidents outside the normal scope of their standard liability insurance. Any infringement of the rules will render even this facility void.

27. We reserve the right to add or amend the rules as the situation arises.

28. No spinners or lures.

29. No boilies whatsoever.

30. Hours of fishing are dawn till dusk. Do not be on the premises during the hours of darkness.

Specimen Water 5
Specimen lake 5 (1)

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

  1. No dogs allowed on site.
  2. One single barbless hook only. (Not crushed barb) No stainless steel.
  3. No Braid or Dacron hook length or main line. Mono filament only.
  4. Minimum breaking strain 12lb.
  5. Minimum landing net 30 inch. (750mm) one net per angler.
  6. No lead core or bait coils.
  7. No boilies or pop ups.
  8. No synthetic or artificial baits.
  9. You may use floating baits on the hook but do not loose feed them and this includes bread.
  10. Ground bait and loose feed in moderation only. Pondwood staff will ultimately determine what constitutes moderation.
  11. No bait or rubbish to be on the bank at any time during your session. Use the bins provided.
  12. Any baits not allowed on this water must be left in your car and not be brought on site
  13. No peanuts or nuts generally on or off the hook.
  14. Each angler to have their own unhooking mat (cradle type)
  15. Carp care treatment compulsory.
  16. No spectators.
  17. All vehicles, Cycles and other modes of transport must be parked/left in the car park.
  18. All fish to be put back immediately and in the same swim caught from.
  19. No keep nets or holding nets/sacks.
  20. Two rods per angler only. No third rods.
  21. No glass allowed on site.
  22. Use only the swim you are allocated. No patrolling.
  23. No fly fishing.
  24. Empty or disused gas canisters must be taken away Do not use our facilities to dispose of.
  25. Do not throw your left-over bait into the water. Take it away with you or dispose of in the bins as provided.
  26. Minimum test curve rod required of 2.75lb. If your equipment is not up to scratch, you will not be allowed to fish.
  27. A valid rod licence is required and must be shown on request.
  28. No children under the age of 12 allowed on this water.
  29. No radios or other equipment that emits sound unless head phones are used.
  30. Do not fish over or through the reeds or shrubbery.
  31. Do not cut or damage any reeds, shrubbery or plant life.
  32. No wading.
  33. No bait boats.
  34. The owners accept no responsibility for cars or other items/objects left or used on the site.
  35. Hours of business are dawn till dusk. Or in accordance with your booked time slot. Do not be on site any other time unless permission has been given by staff of Pondwood.
  36. We reserve the right to add or amend rules as we see fit and without warning or notification.