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|DM&DAA: Club Rules|
2015/16 Club Rules
- Anglers must
hold a current EA licence.
- Fish from
permanent pegs only.
under the age of 14 years old must hold a junior book and be accompanied at all
times by a parent or guardian. Juniors 14 and over must be accompanied by a
senior book holder. Junior is defined as under the age of 16 at the
commencement of the current season.
- Any Litter in the vicinity of
your swim must be cleared up before fishing. No litter to be
left. No excuses accepted.
- No keepnets
to be used at the Clay Pit between 16th June & 30th
September inclusive. Except for matches organised by the club.
permitted from 1st October. No
carp to be kept in keepnets.
- No fish to be removed from fisheries; all to be returned unharmed.
- Members may
only use a maximum of 2 rods on club waters. No rods to be left unattended.
- Anglers are
allowed to fish from dawn till dusk on all waters except Wallington
Hall, where fishing may start
at 5.30am until 9.45pm. No night fishing
allowed. Note: Wallington Hall gates will be locked at 10pm, if you are inside
you will be locked in.
- No drink
cans, or tins allowed at fisheries i.e. no Coke tins, beer cans, luncheon meat
or sweetcorn tins, etc.
banned on all waters.
- No meat
baits (ie dog food, cat food, luncheon meat, etc.) to be used on any club
- No cycling
- Noise, i.e.
radios, shouting etc., to be kept to a minimum and must not disturb or cause a
nuisance to other anglers.
- Do not
damage banks or bank side vegetation.
baits are banned on the Clay Pit.
- No livebaiting
allowed on club waters.
- It is the
responsibility of all book holders to report to a club official, as listed in this
book, any part of Club Waters that the book holder believes in their opinion is
unsafe, eg platforms, walkways etc. It is the angler’s sole responsibility to
ensure safety of their non-fishing guests.
Market and District Angling Association accepts no responsibility for any loss
or damage, or injury to persons or property directly or indirectly whilst on
club waters or non-club water match venues (including car parking areas).
- No bait
boats on any club water.
- No fish to
be kept in keep nets longer than 5 hours (plus time for weighing after match).
- All anglers
must dip their nets in the tanks provided before and after fishing.
- NEW RULE
2015: The use of unhooking mats is mandatory on all club waters.
- NEW RULE
2015: Hooks of sizes up to and including size 14 must be micro-barbed; size 16 and
smaller must be barbless.
- All members,
on production of their membership books, have the right to challenge any angler
fishing club waters to produce their membership books. If they are unable to
produce a book they will be expected to leave.
- FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE RULES WILL COST
THE OFFENDER HIS OR HER TICKET.
Members are reminded of their
responsibilitities to other members, the owners of our waters and the
environment. Club rules must be followed at all times. Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated and anyone leaving
litter will lose their membership.
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