New Carp Lake Rules

By booking a ticket/peg on the Carp Lake you are agreeing to abide by the rules below.

  • All anglers must be in possession of a current EA licence.
  • Vehicles may go to the lake to unload but must then return to the main car park. No vehicles are permitted to park at the lake.
  • Barbless hooks only, maximum size 6.
  • 42” carp style landing net required, one net per peg.
  • Carp cradle or large walled unhooking mat to be used on all fish.
  • Carp sacks may be used, but for a maximum of 15 minutes.
  • Strictly no standing with fish.
  • Two rods per peg maximum.
  • No braid main line.
  • Minimum 12lb b.s. mainlines, maximum 20lb b.s..
  • Rigs must be “carp safe”, made with good quality components, tubing to be used.
  • No fixed rigs, all leads and feeders must be free running.
  • No bubble floats.
  • Surface fishing with pellets, biscuits etc. is acceptable, but bread is not allowed.
  • All anglers must have a carp “medi kit”, one per peg.
  • Rods must be attended at all times.
  • Bivvies only, no tents.
  • Under 16 year olds must fish the same peg as an experienced adult, one rod each.
  • Fishing from pegs only.
  • Respect other anglers and keep within stated swim boundaries.
  • No particles, beans, seeds or nuts. Maggots can be used in the winter.
  • No bait boats.
  • One non fishing guest per peg, for a small additional charge, no other non fishing visitors are allowed.
  • Intoxicated/anti social anglers will be asked to leave the fishery and may be banned.
  • Strictly no fires. All barbeques must be raised off the ground.
  • No generators or loud music.
  • Dogs are allowed, but must be on a lead at all times, quiet, and ALL mess must be cleaned up immediately.
  • No litter to be left on the peg, please take it home or use the bins.

These rules are for the protection and welfare of the fish, and for your enjoyment and that of other fishery users.


Prices for the New Carp Lake –

24 hour ticket – £26.00
36 hour ticket – £36.00
48 hour ticket – £45.00

Please use the book online link to make your booking. Prices for longer sessions are available.