Rules

  • General rules

    • All keep/landing nets must be dipped prior to fishing.
    • Keep nets only permitted during matches.
    • Unhooking mats to be used on the Specimen Lake.
    • Barbless hooks only – maximum size: 8.
    • No braided lines or leadcore leaders.
    • Landing nets must be used and fish handled with care.
    • No rods to be left unattended.
    • All rigs must be free running.
    • Groundbait and pellets must be used in moderation.
    • No bloodworm, joker, peanuts, dog and cat meat.
    • All litter must be placed in the bins provided.
    • No running around the lakes.
    • Please respect our fishery and other anglers.
    • Verbal and physical abuse will not be tolerated and will result in a permanent ban
    • Sensible pole elastics to be used.
    • No surface baits such as floating bread or dog biscuits.
    • All fish remain the property of Mere Lane Fishery and anyone caught removing fish from this site will be reported to the police.
    • Please show consideration for other anglers by not playing music or using loud mobile phone ring tones.
    • Two keep nets must be used during club matches and must be dipped into our net dips before fishing and allowed to dry out.
    • The nets may only be placed in the water 10 minutes before the start of a match.