Pike Fishing

The Pike fishing season at Menards is from 1st November to the end of February

Registration

If you would like to fish our Venue you are welcome to visit and have a look around and ask any questions you may have. If happy complete one of our Registration Forms giving your personal details and proof of I. D.(Drivers licence, passport or something similar etc) you will also need your rod licence, so please bring everything when you register. Your Registration will enable you to book your session and will cost £25.00.

 

The cost of a day Session 6am to 6pm is £25.00 (2 RODS)
(Please note if you have booked you will need to give 48 Hours notice of cancellation, if you don't you are still liable for the cost). You can pop over to the fishery to Register prior to your session. Ring 01403 243213 to arrange.

Please note Some of the Pike run into the Twenties, please make sure you are adequately equipped.

Thank you.

 

Predator Rules to be read in conjunction with main fishery rules

Click Here For Main Fishery Rules

  • Predator fishing is only allowed in the Winter months Nov through to the end of Feb.
  • Static fishing ONLY from the 12 swims available
  • Anyone who has not fished for pike before or who is under the age of 15 will not be allowed to fish unless supervised by an experienced adult
  • Dead Baits only i.e. sprat/mackerel
  • Live Bait and freshly killed dead baits must not be brought onto the fishery. Anyone found doing so WILL be prosecuted for illegal fish movements and not welcomed back
  • You must be in possession of suitable tackle i.e.Carp or Pike rods. Sea tackle is not permitted
  • YOU MUST HAVE A SUITABLE UNHOOKING CARP COT CRADLE AND A 42" SPECIMEN LANDING NET
  • You must use a recognised wire trace system
  • Only 1 or 2 hook rigs are allowed. When using double hook rigs,the hooks should not be more than 3" apart and no larger than size 6
  • All hooks must be barbless and not larger than size 6
  • No Spinners or Plugs
  • This venue operates an immediate strike rule,delay in striking will only guarantee you a deep hooked fish
  • If a fish is deep hooked,hold the fish in the water in a landing net and seek help.Do not prod about as this will kill the fish
  • Never weigh or lift a fish by the gills
  • When moving the fish use a landing net or zipped up unhooking mat and NEVER carry the fish unsupported even for short distances
  • When photographing fish, support the fish over a large unhooking mat,kneel and never stand up with fish
  • When returning fish after capture,please support the fish in the water giving it plenty of time to recover before releasing