Carp & Pike Anglers Rules

  1. Carp & Pike anglers must be in possession of a suitable landing net, unhooking mat, anti-septic and unhooking tools at all times and must be used
  2. Minimum net size 36 inches
  3. Use a carp/pike sack if only absolutely essential, maximum permitted sacking time permitted 10 minutes only
  4. To kill virus’s always dry your nets, weigh slings, carp sacks and unhooking mats thoroughly in the sun after use
  5. Do not use long shank bent hooks
  6. No fixed leads or any other rig that could tether a fish to be used
  7. No keep nets for carp/pike
  8. Pike anglers must use a minimum 30lb wire trace at all times
  9. Minimum line strength 15lb
  10. Barbless or crushed barbed hook only for pike and carp fishing
  11. carp anglers are asked to observe The Carp Society’s fish-care guidelines
  12. Pike anglers are asked to observe The Pike Anglers Club of GB fish-care guideline. Pike/carp anglers should have and use fish antiseptic