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Stanford Hall Big Lake Syndicate Rules 2024

IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ THESE RULES & CONDITIONS BEFORE FISHING

1. Maximum stay is 48 hours May and June, 72 hours up to November 31st. You may be able to book longer in advance depending on how busy the venue gets. No saving swims or rotas

2. Members must have their membership card saved to their phone and must be able to produce it on request from the management (Stanford Hall Fisheries), Farm Employees or any syndicate member or bailiff. No proof of membership, no fishing.

3. Dogs are allowed if kept under control and do not disturb other anglers or the wildlife. All dog mess must be collected up and taken away with your rubbish. Failure to do so will result in your dog not being permitted on the venues



4. Members are responsible for all litter in and around their swim. We will ban members who we catch leaving litter. All litter to be taken home and not left in the car park.

5. No tackle to be left unattended. If fishing up to snags the angler must be on his rods at all times. Hook bait should be at least a couple of rod lengths off the snags at night with the bivvy door open.

6. No boats, full size or bait boats are permitted.

7. No more than three rods are permitted for angling.

8. There will be no sacking or retention of fish unless specifically authorized by the management. No sacking during daylight hours. No fish to be sacked for more than two hours.

9. Always remove the hook while the fish is in the landing net as swivel can get stuck in the net and rip the carp’s mouth. Do not lift carp out in the landing net, transfer fish or fish including landing net into a retainer. Scales, weigh-slings, cameras, carp-care treatments etc must all be ready for use before the fish is removed from the water. Fish must be left in the landing net until everything is ready and must be out of the water for the minimum amount of time possible. Fish must be constantly doused with water when on the bank.

10. No leaders, braided main line or lead core of any kind to be used for fishing. Spombs can only be used in conjunction with a Spomb float. No barbless hooks

11. Only proper (extra large) carp unhooking mats, cradles and weigh-slings to be used. The biggest mats, cradles and slings available are encouraged on our fisheries.

12. To avoid the transfer of disease all nets, mats and sundry items must be bone dry before entering the site. This is vital to maintain the bio-security of our waters. Any member turning up with wet gear will be banned with immediate effect.

13. No fires, swimming or loud music.

14. Parking in designated parking areas. No vehicle access to lake perimeter.

15. Any member who has there permit withdrawn will be expected to leave the
premises immediately. Permits are not transferable. There will be no refunds.

16. Peanuts are the only bait banned, tigers allowed in moderation.

17. Stanford Hall Fisheries and “The Farm” reserve the right to withdraw or suspend
permits at their discretion and in that event all rights of the former permit holder
shall cease and no refund of any monies shall be paid

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18. Be aware that water levels may vary in times of drought as some venues are irrigation reservoirs. The Big Lake will be used for irrigation most years. There will be no refund of any monies paid due to low water levels.

19. As the lakes are situated on a farm environment access lanes may be affected by bad weather or farm vehicle use. Make sure you and your vehicle can cope if this situation arises.

20. All decisions made by the management are final and not subject to appeal.

Rules are subject to change on the various venues as conditions dictate and there may be different rules put in place on different venues. We will endeavour to inform all members of particular rule changes on their water

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DISCLAIMER

ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE FISHERIES DO SO ENTIRELY AT THERE OWN RISK. THE OWNERS AND MANAGEMENT WILL NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILTY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE OR INJURY TO PERSONS PROPERTY OR VEHICLES HOWEVER CAUSED WHILST USING THESE FISHERIES. BY JOINING LILY FISHERIES YOU AGREE TO ACCEPT ALL RULES AND CONDITIONS.

DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE, WEATHER ABNOMINALLIES OR NATIONAL PANDEMICS THAT COULD AFFECT THE FISHERIES, WHICH WE HAVE NO CONTROL OF, THE FOLLOWING CONDITION HAS BEEN ADDED. IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT OF THE FOLLOWING THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS OF MONIES PAID DUE TO WATER ABSTRACTION, FISH DEATHS, RESTRICTED ACCESS AND UNSAFE BANKS. STANFORD HALL FISHERIES WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE GREAT FISHING SUBJECT TO THE PREVAILLING CONDITIONS.PLEASE READ THE RULES AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY.

 

IF YOU ARE NOT HAPPY WITH THE RULES AND CONDITIONS PLEASE RETURN YOUR TICKET BEFORE IT IS VALID AND YOU WILL GET A REFUND SUBJECT TO A £50 ADMIN FEE.

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