Rules and Tariff

Pleasure Angling Rules

  • Fishing tickets must be purchased before fishing, anyone caught without a ticket will either be charged double or asked to leave.
  • All anglers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Fishing from designated platforms only
  • No keepnets (except in matches)
  • No Floating Baits
  • Must have at least 12 inches between float and hook
  • Barbless hooks only up to max size of 12
  • No fixed or bolt rigs
  • No braid of any sort
  • No free lining
  • Only free running in line method feeders permitted
  • Boilies can only be used as hook bait / NO Loose feeding boilies
  • No dog or cat meat
  • Maximum 2kg of ground bait
  • No unwanted bait to be put in lake after fishing
  • Litter to be taken home and not left around fishery
  • Dawn to dusk fishing only – No night fishing allowed
  • No fires or barbecues

Headfen fishery reserves the right to change permitted baits if necessary in interest of fish and fishery

Match Rules

In addition to the pleasure angling rules:

  • Minimum of two keepnets
  • Maximum of 60lb of fish in each keepnet
  • All nets to be dipped and laid out behind peg to dry. Nets must not be placed in lake straight after they have been dipped.
  • Nets can be placed in lake 15 minutes before start of match
  • Maximum of 6 pints of bait made up of combined pellet, maggots, caster, corn, luncheon meat and hemp.
  • Maximum 1 Kilo of worms
  • Bread allowed as hook bait only but not floating

Tariff - Day and Matches

£10/ Day
Day Tickets – Adult
£7/ Day
  • OAP (Age 65+) and registered disabled / carers
£6/ Day
Day Tickets 0 – 15

Tariff - Evening

From 4pm

£7/ Evening
Evening Tickets – Adult
£6/ Evening
Evening Tickets Concessions
  • OAP (Age 65+) and registered disabled/ carers.
£5/ Evening
Evening Tickets 0 – 15