PLEASE PRE-BOOK ALL FISHING
at least one day in advance
FISHING RULES AND EQUIPMENT REQUIRED TO FISH OUR LAKES.
BEFORE YOU START
Consideration and respect of all other people must be exercised at all times, please help fellow anglers where possible and allow walkways for others around the lake and paths when fishing.
Bivvies MUST be located to enable people to walk easily around the lakes safely whilst you are fishing.
Before setting up Bivvies please ask regarding location, as moving them later is more difficult- only single person bivvies are allowed, unless prior agreed.
Those on pitches 1 – 4 Lily Lake must ensure they and any equipment is no closer than 3 metres from your neighbour’s caravan/motorhome.
Large padded Unhooking mats,
Preferably cradles must be used on both lakes for all fish (minimum size 650mm x 950mm x 50mm mats).
Barbless hooks only -
Keep nets are not allowed.
Large Carp Friendly landing nets must be used when larger fish and Carp are caught.
You must have available at your peg a large minimum 30 inch carp net to fish either lake irrespective of the type/size of fish you are wishing to catch.
Match fishing spoon net
Large nets to land large fish, small net to land
All fish must be respected, handled with care and returned to the lake by gently lowering them into the water as soon as possible, throwing fish back no matter how large or small is not acceptable.
All landing nets, slings & unhooking mats etc must be dipped in the tanks
provided before starting to fish - nets and mats must be dry when you arrive to fish, if they are not, unfortunately you will not be allowed to fish.
No use of Nuts as bait or groundbait is allowed
No Bread to be used on hook or floating.
Floating bait is not allowed
Random rig checks will be carried out - please do not be offended if asked, this may require you pulling your lines in.
Leaders/subline with safety break away methods must be used, fishing on mainline only is not permitted.
No surface fishing, 12 to 18 inches minimum between float and hook. 12 to 18 inches minimum between hook and water surface.
Safety release of lead weights in case of break off, no fixed lead rigs allowed.
Mainline to be stronger than subline/leader
No braided mainline or leaders longer than 1m.
Fish to be retained in a sling/landing net no longer than 10 minutes, to then enable checking, photograph and weighing, all fish must be returned to the lakes as soon as possible.
You must be in possession of a carp care kit to fish our lakes.
Bait boats may be used carefully in your swim
Keep all damaged or sick fish and report immediately
Goundbait may only be used on a feeder or method rig.
No loose groundbaiting is allowed
A maximum of 1Kg of bait per person per 24 hours
to be used.
Loose feeding with pellets or particles must be kept to absolute minimum
Rods must not be left unattended at any time, lines to be taken in if you are more than 3 metres from your rods
All Carp weighing over 20Lb to be reported to the owners immediately.
Visitors to day/night anglers are not allowed – no exceptions.
ALL FISH CAUGHT IN OUR LAKES MUST BE RETURNED SAFELY TO OUR LAKES.
We cannot guarantee that we will be able to recover lost boats, rods, lines etc and ask you to take care at all times; where our attempted recovery is carried out a charge of £10 may be applied.
No persons other than the owners may use the boats.
Pegs and swims are to be left tidy, free from litter/rubbish, cigarette butts etc, all dropped bait is to be collected up and taken away. All anglers are asked to take all rubbish home with them, your area is to be kept tidy throughout the time you are fishing.
Leftover bait shall not be put in the lake or bins when you have finished fishing, we ask that you take this home and dispose of it with all other rubbish you may have.
No glass allowed around the lakes.
Radios must be kept at low volume
No bonfires are allowed whatsoever
All anglers fish at their own risk at Langdale Lakes. Cars/contents and equipment are left at their owners risk.
No vans/trucks are allowed, all cars are to be parked as directed on arrival
Please drive slowly (max 5mph) within the grounds of Langdale, for the safety and respect of everyone.
Use of bushes as a toilet is not acceptable at any time, anyone doing so will be asked to immediately leave site without refund.
We cannot guarantee that you will catch any of our wonderful fish, we do however hope you enjoy being at the quite, friendly environment of Langdale...... and hopefully also catch some fish.
The protection of the fish is important, any person not complying with the rules will be asked to leave
Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times & mess must be cleared away