Rules

MEMBERSHIP FOR NEW CARPERS TO MENARDS.
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.(Please ring on 01403 243213 to let us know when you would like to visit) If happy and wish to join, complete one of our MEMBERSHIP FORMS. You will need to provide proof of picture I. D. (Drivers license, passport or something similar etc) and a utility bill for proof of address. Your MEMBERSHIP is for 12 months with Exclusive Booking.

There is a charge of £50.00 from when you join for the first 12 months MEMBERSHIP

Cradle hire available(Nash mk3 Monster Carp Cradle) please see fees page for costing.

Please note when you book a session you must quote your MEMBERSHIP NUMBER you have been given

Rules for fishing Menards Fishery

UNFORTUNATELY THERE ARE A FEW ANGLERS ESPECIALLY GUESTS WHO DO NOT HAVE THE CORRECT SAFETY EQUIPMENT FOR OUR BEAUTIFUL FISH. (CRADLE, NET, WEIGH SLING, CLINIC) PLEASE READ OUR RULES THOROUGHLY TO SAVE ANY EMBARRASSMENT AS NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE AND YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO HIRE WHATEVER IS NECESSARY. FOR EXAMPLE A GUEST WAS FOUND USING AN UNDERSIZED CRADLE AND NET THAT WOULD NOT HAVE PROTECTED A TWENTY POUND FISH LET ALONE SOMETHING TWICE THAT SIZE! PLEASE MAKE SURE THIS IS NOT YOU AS THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR POOR CARP CARE IN MODERN DAY ANGLING. THANK YOU

 

  • The management does not except any liability for loss or damage
  • 10 MPH SPEED LIMIT ON TRACK LEADING TO FISHERY
  • BOOKINGS CAN ONLY BE TAKEN WITH YOUR MEMBERSHIP NUMBER
  • Guests Welcome (1 off session up to 72 hrs) if accompanied by a current Member
  • 48 Hours Notice of cancellation required otherwise session is still payable
  • As we have fish to 40lbs plus CRADLES must be The XL Hi Care
  • Carp Cot Cradles. NO EXCEPTIONS! (120cm x 60cm x 25cm min Size)
  • RECOMMENDED: NASH MONSTER< AVID XL AND THE NEW SONIK SKS
  • 42" WIDE LANDING NET INCLUDING LENGTH OF ARMS , PREFERABLY BIGGER
  • WEIGH SLINGS REQUIRED 120cm wide
  • Micro barbed hooks only (not barbed or barbless)In stock in our shop
  • No braided main line, except marker/spod rods
  • 12lb min breaking strain main line
  • No lead core
  • No fixed rigs
  • One set of safety equipment(cradle,net,sling,clinic) is sufficient in our double swims with the exception of swim two(TWO SETS WILL BE REQUIRED)
  • No Metal maggot ring clips
  • No sacking of fish at any time
  • No Nuts or Pulses of any kind, No Maggots are allowed between 1st November and the end of February
  • All rubbish must be taken home as we have no refuse collection thank you
  • NO LOUD MUSIC OR SHOUTING ACROSS THE LAKE.
  • Do not move swims during your session without speaking with Paul or James first
  • If anyone is seen standing whilst holding a fish, they will be asked to leave IMMEDIATELY!
  • No Bright lights
  • No children AT ANY TIME
  • Elevated BBQ's are permitted please dispose of ashes in a rubbish bag
  • RODS NOT TO BE LEFT UNATTENDED AT ANY TIME
  • Please pay for your tickets in the Tackle shop before setting up
  • Bait boats welcome, please use within your designated swim area
  • No dogs
  • No Tents only Bivies
  • ALL SPECTATORS MUST LEAVE FISHERY BY 6PM SHARP!
  • Lady guests overnight tariff £5.00
  • Indian Kebab and Chinese all delivered to the gates. Please give mobile number. All rubbish must be taken home as we have no refuse collection at the venue
  • When returning fish after capture, please support the fish in the water giving it plenty of time to recover before releasing
  • When photographing fish, support the fish over a large cradle,kneel and never stand up with fish
  • When moving the fish use a landing net or zipped up weigh sling and NEVER carry the fish unsupported even for short distances
  • When Using the Boat PLEASE Wear Life Jacket Provided


Fish Safety

Please make sure that when you fish at Menards, that your landing net, way sling, unhooking mat and anything else that will be in contact with the fish is THOROUGHLY DIPPED FOR 10 MINUTES, so as not to spread diseases. Also make sure you have in your possession antiseptic such as Clinic to treat hook holds and any other damage. Thank you Paul.

 

Kaptive Slingmk3-monster-carp-cradle

 

Gates are shut from 6pm to 9am.

Later and earlier admittance can be arranged with Paul for members booked on. (But no later than 8pm or earlier than 6am)


Predator Rules to be read in conjunction with main Fishery Rules

  • Predator fishing is only allowed in the Winter months 1st Nov through to the end of Feb
  • Static fishing ONLY from the 15 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 the correct unhooking mat and a specimen landing net,as per main fishery rules
  • 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

 

If any of these rules are broken you will be asked to leave without a refund. Further action may be taken

The management accepts no responsibility for loss or damage

Tight Lines... Paul