Fishery Rules; Specific Fisheries

FISHERY RULES; SPECIFIC FISHERIES


HIGH NEWTON RESERVOIR

1. Fly Fishing only. Open all year.

2. All brown trout must be returned.

3. Vehicles must not be parked adjacent to, or at any point east of the reservoir house or where they may cause obstruction.

4. Fishing is permitted from the dam but not from the valve tower platform.

5. Extreme care must be taken when backcasting, particularly when fishing the east bank adjacent to the lane.

GHYLL HEAD RESERVOIR

1. Fly Fishing only. Open all year. All brown trout must be returned.

2. Parking by the dam gate is prohibited and vehicles parked along the public highway must not cause obstruction.

3. Fishing from the valve tower is prohibited.

BIGLAND TROUT FISHERY

1. Fly Fishing only. Open all year.

2. Sight indicators, sight bobs or other floatation devices are not permitted.

3. There is no access to the site or to the fishery before 8.00am. Anglers must be off the site at the time specified on the lodge.

4. Float tubes permitted on specified dates.

HIGH FAIRBANKS TARN

1. Fly fishing only. Open 15th March – 31st December Inc.

2. Strictly catch and release only.

3. Sight indicators, sight bobs or other floatation devices are not permitted. The use of buoyant lures, (e.g. boobies and muddlers), are prohibited when using sinking lines.

4. The Fishery is open to members only. There is a limit of four vehicles on the car parking area at any one time. The parking area is situated adjacent to the cattle grid at Borwick Fold. Vehicles must only be parked in this area and must not park so as to cause obstruction. Anglers are warned that cattle may be in this field and the Association cannot be held responsible for any damage caused to vehicles.

5. The only route of access to the fishery is from the farm track on the right 200 yards along the road heading north from the parking area.


RATHERHEATH TARN

1. No access whatsoever is permitted on days or evenings when shooting is taking place.

BLELHAM TARN

1. Fishing is restricted to pegs adjacent to the boathouse and those on the east shore.

CLEABARROW TARN

1. Fishing shall be from the constructed platforms only.

2. Anglers wishing to fish overnight must book in advance with the Association Manager. A maximum of two anglers per night will be allowed (excepting accompanied juniors). Consecutive nights are not permitted.

3. Anglers fishing overnight must use only the prepared bivvy platforms.


 

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