• Hook link braking strain minimum 12lb or 0.28.
  • All leadcore and braided leaders banned.
  • All 3 lakes are no publicity waters ie: carp fishing magazines/papers and forums, but you can send a maximum of 6 fish photos to your bait company throughout the year with no lake, fish or fishery names.
  • Min mainline 0.35mm until Jun. 0.38mm from Jul 1st until Nov 30th.
  • Plastic sweetcorn hook baits are banned.
  • Braided/lead core leaders are banned.
  • Reserving swims with a bucket no longer than 40mins max.
  • All members to use Gardner Intensive Care or Steri7 mouth spray.
  • All spomb/spod will need a float.
  • All landing nets/weigh slings/unhooking mats to be sprayed with RH Netsafe or PAL disinfected spray inbetween visits to/from other waters.
  • No dog foul in plastic bags or rubbish bags to be dumped in the mobiloos.
  • Any toilet roll waste found around the lakes will result in a 5 night lake closure.
  • No sack or retaining slings on site.
  • Rod and line fishing only.
  • Barbed hooks only.
  • No fishing without an unhooking mat.
  • No braid mainline on baited fishing rods.
  • E.A rod licence rules apply.
  • No rowing boats, canoes or inflatable boats to be used.
  • Remote bait boats allowed only on Heron and Island Lake.
  • All particle baits allowed, but be sure they are well soaked and cooked.
  • All gates to be closed and padlocks snapped shut behind you.
  • Fishing from made swims only except when stalking.
  • Vehicle’s to be parked in car parking areas only.
  • No moving of fish between the lakes.

  • No removal of fish from the lakes.
  • No swimming or scuba diving in the lakes.
  • No open camp fires except disposable barbecues.
  • No cutting down trees or reeds or making new swims.
  • Take all litter, bottles, cans, fishing line, tea bags etc home with you.
  • No parking in front of the gateways.
  • Don’t let anyone in the gate unless you know they are members first.
  • Keep your casting and baiting to your own swim while fishing.
  • 3 nights maximum 76 hours and you must be off site for 48 hours before your return the following week to fish.
  • No killing of any fish.
  • One work party half day is expected when joining the syndicate.
  • The management may close the site for maintenance work or fish welfare.
  • The on site boats to be used for weeded up fish or maintenance only with prior permission.
  • Please keep your social activities to a sensible level while fishing.
  • No reserving swims for other members.
  • You except that while at the syndicate lakes damage to your vehicle, tackle or health are your responsibility not the management.
  • Dogs are allowed with you while fishing if kept secured in your swim.
  • ALL DOG FOULING TO BE REMOVED BY THEIR OWNERS
  • A basic first aid box is sited in each hut.
  • I will treat you like grown up adults I hope you will behave like one.
  • You must stay within the areas to your left and right of your swim while your rods are out.
  • No moving any fish between the lakes and river.
  • Please report any distressed or dead fish to the management.
  • While set up in a swim with your rods reeled in your maximum time away from the lake is two hours.
  • No fish pictures to be used in the weeklies or monthly fishing publications.
  • All landing nets to be dried out before each visit to Wellingborough Lakes.
  • All tickets are non refundable or transferable.
  • A minimum 1/4 deposit is taken which is non refundable to secure you syndicate place giving you time to pay the final balance.
  • Dogs and family members are allowed with you while fishing if you so wish, all other visitors are banned (ie passing fishing mates).
  • 3 rods max fishing at any one time.
  • All flying helicopter/drone devices are banned from both fishing sites due to health and safety reasons.
  • The track gate to the Island lake will be closed from Dec 1st onwards if flooded.