All Rules

Rules can change without notice so always check in shop for the current lake rules, rules correct 11/08/18

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. 
Gates open 8am to 8pm (summer time) 8am to dusk (winter time).
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 (you will lose your rod we’ll lose a fish).
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 mat or Cradle for unhooking/treatment/pictures, 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.

No Fires or BBQs on or near cabins and decking and must be off the grass.

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

Headphones must be used with radios.

Any variations to these rules are at the owners discretion.

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 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 500mm min). Big holed nylon/Knotted nets are NOT Allowed i.e. Trout/Salmon nets.

NO Barbed hooks (max size 10), Braided mainline or Hook lengths.

Fishing must only be from Platforms or pegs provided.

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.

Big Pit Lake (2 Fishing Rods Max)

You must have a suitable unhooking mat 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 600mm 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 hook lengths are allowed.

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).

Specimen Lake (3 Fishing Rods max)

You must have an adequate cradle/walled mat. (no flat/beanie mats) min 42 inch min net, 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 retaining sling. if you catch a 30+ fish ring numbers below (anytime).

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.