Charvil Angling Club

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G Force Charvil Complex Fishing Rules for CAC members

  1. Fishing only from June 16th until March 31st Inclusive on the lakes and 14th March on the rivers.
  2. All the site rules and those of the Environment Agency will be upheld at all times. 
  3. All anglers will make every effort to minimize disturbance on arrival, on departure, and whilst fishing. Anglers to be courteous to all park users at all times. 
  4. Permits will be carried at all times when fishing and must be produced at the request of the Country Park staff or their representatives. Any person without their permit will be asked to leave the complex.
  5. No person is permitted to fish for a continuous period longer than 48 hours, after which the individual and their equipment will leave the fishery for a minimum period of 48 hours.
  6. Waders to be used only for landing fish. No inflatable dinghy’s to be used at any time.
  7. Members can fish with a maximum of 2 rods at any one time.
  8. All members should act considerately to other user groups and wildlife.
  9. Fishing from pegged swims only.
  10. Barbed hooks only to be used on the fishery
  11. No live bait fish to be used.
  12. No litter or discarded fishing tackle of any description to be left on the banks because of the danger to wildlife. Anglers are responsible for litter or discarded fishing tackle of any description including cigarettes butts found in or within 2 metres of their swims.
  13. No person shall leave a rod and line with bait or hook unattended in the water.
  14. No reserving of swims.
  15. No climbing of trees
  16. Cars/vans only to be parked in the car park and not anywhere else on the complex
  17. Please keep the main gate locked at all times!  
  18. No fires around the lake(unless permission has been granted by the Council ie Work Parties)
  19. All fish to be handled with care and returned to the water as soon as possible. All fish above 1lb to be landed with a landing net.
  20. All anglers fishing Canberra for carp must have a minimum 36” landing net and an unhooking mat at least 2ft long x 18”wide and at least 3” thick to place any fish on once caught.
  21. No keep nets to be used on any of the Lakes or River
  22. No baitboats