- The year’s membership shall run from 15th January to the 14th January in the
The Close Seasons for all species shall commence and end on those dates
by the Environment Agency, unless otherwise determined by a General
The species retainable are as follows: Trout, Grayling, Salmon and Sea
Two fish per day in total for the following species:
Trout, Sea Trout and Grayling.
(b) Two Salmon per
season can be retained from 16th June
(All hen salmon must be returned
after the 10th
The sale of fish caught on the Association water is
The River Petteril, Leith and Lyvennet are catch and release policy only waters.
Any fish retained must be quickly and humanely
No fish shall be killed which is less than 10 inches in length.
CATCH AND RELEASE
Barbless or de-barbed hooks must be used when practicing catch and
PERMITTED FISHING METHOD FOR EACH SPECIES
(a) Trout : Fly Fishing only;
with the exception that worm fishing will be allowed by Junior Members
14 years of age on Westmorland Holme, Briggle Beck and Trout Beck.
(b) Grayling : Fly Fishing only.
During the closed trout season, grayling fishing is allowed only on those
specified on the Association Maps and the following Rules apply:
* Fly Fishing only
* Barbless Hooks only
* Members and their guests only may fish
(c) Sea Trout : Fly Fishing only
(d) Salmon : Allowed on all waters except the River Lowther.
Fly fishing only with the exception that spinning allowed at Coombs Wood
Anthony Holme from 16th June and on the R. Eamont above where the R.
meets the R. Eamont from 1st September
Junior Members under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an
Members must wear the Associations lapel/hat badges, carry their
be in possession of a valid National Rod Licence when fishing and exhibit
them and their catch when called upon to do so by an authorised bailiff, fellow member or riparian
Car Stickers must be displayed on cars, when parked at the River Petteril.
Anyone found fishing without the above must supply his or her name and address and leave the water upon
being requested to do so.
(a) Closed gates must be closed after access. No dogs are
allowed to accompany
members or visitors. No picnic parties, no lighting of fires or camping
A member fishing may be accompanied by one friend who shall not fish or
Hooks and line must not be discarded on riverbanks, as these are dangerous to
farm animals and wildlife.
Damage to riparian owners’ property by members must be reported to the
Secretary and, or the riparian owner.
(b) All members, guests and visiting anglers are required to observe
Code of Conduct.