Rules

All Rules

Rules can change without notice so always check in shop for the current lake rules, rules correct 15/06/21

General Rules All Lakes

 

All visitors must report to site shop and payment must be made before passing gates.

Management reserve the right to refuse admission or evict any angler breaking the rules, causing a disturbance, drunkenness or damage. No refunds will be given. 

Shop Opening Hours :8am to 6.30pm , Day Ticket Hours: 8am - 8pm Summer Time / 8am to Dusk Winter Time, 24hrs Ticket arriving after 6.30pm by prearrangement.

 

Bailiffs will be around daily and Rigs may be checked by a White Springs Bailiff for safety and upon request you are required to reel in for the check.

Nets must be dipped including stink bags on arrival. 

Rods must NOT be left unattended, even if you have a alarm receiver (you will lose your rod we’ll lose a fish).

Do NOT deliberately pull for a break (you will be banned), boats are around the lake for retrieving snagged fish or rigs.

No fixed leads, feeders or rigs if unsure ask a bailiff/anglers for help/tips.

Bait boats not allowed unless on Specimen Lake. 

Every fish must be returned quickly and carefully to the same lake using a landing net, when on the bank the fish must be on a very thick high walled mat or Cradle for unhooking/treatment/pictures, each lake will have specific mats suitable for the lake you are on so please check your mat with the shop upon site arrival.

Do NOT hold or carry a fish above knee height, dropping a fish can kill it.

No Driving of cars, anywhere between 9.30 pm and 8.00 am and no blasting music from the cars itself.

No Fires or Barbecues on or near cabins and decking, any fires or bbq must be off and above the grass or swim floor areas.

Please take your litter home with you and check you haven’t left anything behind on your peg, persistent litter bugs will be banned.

Headphones must be used with radios, music playing devices or phones.

Any variations to these rules are at the owners discretion. Rules on the website are only valid at time of printing so please ask if there are any updates to the website rules when you attend White Springs.

Please report any complaints or incidents to White Springs Management. 

Telephone: 01792 885699 /Jarrod 07799530367 /Gavin 07729414282 for further information.

Specific Lake Rules

Match Lake (1 Rod), New Canal (1 Rod) and Pleasure (2 Rods) Lakes 

 

You must have a suitable in thickness unhooking mat and Carp care antiseptic for treating any damage to the fish (mouths, body, fins).

Have a landing net (Carp friendly mesh type 20 inch or 508 mm min). Big holed nylon/Knotted nets are NOT Allowed i.e. Trout/Salmon nets.

NO Barbed hooks (max size 10). No Braided mainline. No un-coated braided hook links. Standard hook links are allowed.

Fishing must only be from Platforms or pegs provided. If your rods are in the water then you must remain in your swim at all times.

Keep nets are only allowed in matches or with managements permission (please ask if you want to use one) 65lb limit per keep net.

NO loose floating bait, only floating hook bait allowed.

Do NOT deliberately pull for a break (you will be banned), boats are around the lake for retrieving snagged fish or rigs.

Big Pit Lake (2 Fishing Rods Max)

 

You must have a suitable cradle or unhooking thickwalled mat, no flat or thin mats allowed and Carp care antiseptic for treating any damage to the fish (mouths, body, fins).

Have a landing net (Carp friendly mesh type 30 inch or 762mm min). Big holed nylon/Knotted nets are NOT Allowed i.e. Trout/Salmon nets.

No Barbed hooks (max size 8) or Braided mainline only coated braid hook lengths are allowed along with the normal other link hooks of hooklinks.

No keep nets allowed on this lake.

No loose floating bait, only floating hook bait allowed. No home cooked mixed particles/Tiger nuts. (Branded particle/tiger nuts only).

Do NOT deliberately pull for a break (you will be banned), boats are around the lake for retrieving snagged fish or rigs.

Specimen Lake (3 Fishing Rods max)

 

You must have an adequate cradle/walled mat. (no flat/beanie mats), preferably one that will contain water to further aid the safety of the fish. You must have a min 42 inch min net or 1066.8mm.

 Carp care antiseptic for treating any damage to the fish (mouths, body, fins) and water bucket. 

No sacking of fish. Only floating retainers, fish must not be kept more than 20 min in any retaining sling. if you catch a 30+ fish ring numbers below (anytime).

 

Telephone: 01792 885699 /Jarrod 07799530367 /Gavin 07729414282 for further information.

Please use these numbers to report any complaints, antisocial behaviour or incidents to White Springs Management.

No fixed leads, feeders. Lead core leaders max 1 metre in length.

No Braided mainline. Coated hook links allowed.

No home cooked mixed particles/Tiger nuts. (Branded particle/tiger nuts only). 

Bait boats are allowed.

Do NOT deliberately pull for a break (you will be banned), boats are around the lake for retrieving snagged fish or rigs.

Cabin swims (you must rent the cabin) double swims must have 2 fishermen. Some exceptions are made i.e. quiet times/on the day booking.