Fishery Rules

General rules

  • No keepnet’s except matches
  • Barbless hooks only
  • 1 rod only per person
  • Maxmium Hook size 12
  • No Dog meat or cat meat
  • No boilies
  • No Trout Pellets
  • No Hempseed, seed baits and nuts
  • No Macaroni Cheese
  • No floating baits
  • No floating poles
  • No spinning, or live baiting
  • No Groundbait
  • No Joker / Blood worm
  • No Method feeders or fixed bolt rigs
  • No Elastication on any feeder rig
  • No Braided mainline and hook lengths
  • No free lining, all lines must have a float attached
  • Fishing from permanent pegs only

Match rules

  • All nets must be dipped prior to fishing
  • 2 Keepnets required - Split fish evenly, Separate Silver fish, No tumbling fish, pull bottom rings through when weighing in, and return fish carefully
  • Matches must be concluded by 14:00


Only the following baits are allowed

  • Maggots
  • Casters
  • Worm
  • Sweetcorn
  • Carp pellets
  • Bread on hook only
  • Paste
  • Luncheon meat on hook only

Coppice Mill Rules

  • 2 rods per person
  • 1 person per peg
  • Fishing from designated pegs only
  • Large unhooking Mat, Minimum 36”
  • Minimum landing net 36”
  • Barbless or micro barb hooks
  • Day session price is for normal fishery hours as per board
  • No non angling guests at any time
  • Radio’s and Tv’s sets to be kept low
  • Any cooking equipment must be off the floor (not on the grass)

Strict No’s

No sacking, peanuts, tiger nuts, bait boat, wading, camp fires, dogs, under 18s, braided main line, Lead core, pole fishing.

Please keep carp wet when unhooking and photographing (no standing for photos please)

All rules are subject to change at owner’s discretion

Anglers wishing to fish Coppice Mill please contact Jamie (Fishery Manager ) on 07933 488986 to book and pay in advance.