Fishing Rules

Rules when fishing at Pillaton Pool

  • To fish the pools at Pillaton we ask that you are a competent fisherperson with at least two years fishing experience.
  • Children 16 and under must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times whilst fishing.
  • All adults supervising children fishing must have a valid rod licence with a minimum of two years fishing experience.
  • Each person fishing must hold a valid rod licence, with a form of photo identification, and have it with them to produce should a member of staff or water bailiff need to check their details.
  • Due to the site being busy; there will be morning or afternoon fishing sessions available only.
  • Morning sessions are dawn till 12.00pm. Afternoon sessions are from 12.00pm until dusk.
  • Fishing sessions are to be booked in the campsite shop; wristbands will be issued and must be worn for the duration of the session.
  • Members of staff will check that all persons fishing are registered for the session and are wearing their wristband.
  • Pegs cannot be reserved; you must not set up on a peg unless you are ready to sit and fish.
  • Pegs must not be left unattended at any time. Any fishing items found to be left unattended will be removed by a member of staff.
  • No night fishing, fishing is between dawn and dusk only.
  • Individual UNHOOKING MATS and LANDING NETS must be used at all times, sharing is not permitted under any circumstances.
  • Strictly no keep nets to be used.
  • Barbless hooks must be used at all times; strictly no barbed hooks to be used.
  • No radios or music by the pool side.
  • No parking by pools or on the grass; parking is permitted in designated parking areas only.
  • No dogs around the fishing pools.
  • No braid line to be used.
  • No litter or line to be left around or on the pegs.
  • NO HEMP, PEANUTS, or FLOATING BAITS to be used.
  • NO STALKING FISH – please pick a peg and stick to it.
  • Strictly no unattended bite alarms to be used.
  • All pegs must be cleared; and equipment must be taken away at the end of each session.
  • No bivvy tents or equipment to be left out overnight.
  • Please respect your fellow fisher persons and only fish on your selected peg area.
  • One person from each pitch is entitled to one free session per day of your stay and must be the same person. Please note that numbers on sessions are limited; therefore a peg cannot be guaranteed.
  • Additional wristbands can be purchased for other persons on the pitch; £5.00 per session.
  • Having a poolside pitch does not mean that the peg nearest to your unit is yours to be exclusively used.  All pegs are on a first come, first served basis for each session.
  • Session tickets are available for non-campers, Monday to Thursday (not including Bank Holidays) and must be booked 24 hours in advance. This is available for over 18’s only.  The cost is £5.00 per fisher person for a morning or afternoon session.
  • Abuse of any kind to staff, guests or fellow fisherpersons will not be tolerated.
  • Pillaton Hall Farm do not take any responsibility for any loss, damage or injury to any persons, vehicles or equipment whilst using our pools.
  • Any person found to be breaking any of the rules will be asked to stop fishing immediately and may be asked to leave the site.
  • Pillaton Hall Farm reserve the right to amend the fishing terms and conditions at any time.

 

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