CALL: 01277 352 245



CALL: 01277 352 245

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These rules are in place to make YOUR time at the lakes safer and more enjoyable. Please stick to them and enjoy your fishing. Anyone found breaking the rules or acting in an unsporting or ungentlemanly way, at any part of the catch or your stay will be ejected from the site and forfeit their membership fees in entirety. Please ensure you read these rules thoroughly before fishing anglers not wanting to abide by our rules please do not apply to join!

Rules 2020/2021

-Photographing / fish care, all carp must be photographed over a suitable unhooking mat.

-Fish should not be lifted above knee height.

-When stalking anglers must have recovery sling to hand, unhooking mats can be collected once fish is safe and secure in the sling.

-A large bucket of water preferably next to unhooking mat.

-All fish to be returned ASAP after weighing and photographing.

-No keepnets or sacks to be used at any time with Carp.

-Rods must not be left unattended at any time.

-Barbless hooks only. No bent hooks.

-No weighing poles allowed. All top fitting of scales must have Karabiner fitting.

-Minimum of 12lb breaking strain to be used.

-No Braided mainline except spod or marker rods.

-No permanently fixed leads or bolt rigs. All leads must be able to break free should a fish become snagged.

-No nuts of any description, unless ground down.

Summer and winter seasons. Have been separated into seasons to save confusion.


-Winter season 25/10/2020 – 28/03/2021

-Summer season 28/03/2021 – 31/10/2021 

-Entering or exiting the fishery. 

-Winter season entering and exit times 6:00am – 6:00pm 

-Summer season entering and exit times 6:00am – 8:30pm

-The fishery will be closed for 1 month during the spawning period. The rest of the year is open 7 days a week, from 2022 onwards.

-Rod limits increase in the winter season by one rod on all 3 waters (Main Lake 4 rods, Valley  Lakes 3 rods)

-Maggots only to be used in the winter season 

-No bait boats

-Membership cards misplaced/lost will be charged for when a copy is reproduced.

-Catch report must be filled in FULLY with all captures over 20lb.

-Members to supply management photos of fish over 30lb’s, any photo is welcome though!

-All anglers must hold a valid Environment Agency Licence.

-Guest’s / non-members are the member’s responsibility may not be brought to the lakes without the owner’s permission.

-All vehicles must be parked in designated areas.

-All gates to be closed at all times. The surrounding farmland and woods are strictly out of bounds.

-No litter. Anglers are responsible for removing their litter, which must be removed from the site.

-Please do not leave litter in our bins.

-Maximum stay five days.

-Gold ticket enables you to fish when you like (maximum stay 5 days).

-No excessive drinking of alcohol.

-No Generators.

-BBQs welcome please ensure 6 inches legs do not place directly on the grass.

-In winter, cars must be kept off the grass verges.

-No swim holding.

-Passport-sized photo must be given when joining for membership cards, no fishing until we have a photo.

-All lakes close during spawning.

-Anyone found breaking these rules will risk losing their ticket with no refund.

-In the interest of fish welfare closed season to be held at managements discretion.

-You must ask permission from the fishery management to wade into the water. Life Vest / Buoyancy Aid must be worn at all times whilst entering the water. 

-Children under the age of 12 years old, must be accompanied by an adult and wear a suitable Life Vest / Buoyancy Aid at all times. Click Here  for more information for a suitable Life Vest

-Please download and read the fishery risk assessment  Click Here

At Fryerning we take great care in breeding and maintaining our fish stock to the highest possible standard. When caught our fish must receive the highest quality care along with respectful treatment during the catch / weighing and photographing process, before being released unscathed back into the water.