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Harting Combe

4 acre pond in a lovely woodland setting.
This pond contains Carp to 30lb, Tench to 8lb, Pike to 24lb and a selection of other fish such as Bream, Roach, Rudd and Perch. 


Parking for the lake is only allowed in the car park adjacent to the roadside and the gateway is to be closed at all times.

Night Fishing:
members are required to book in for nights via the booking platform, located on this site.

     
Fishing will be permitted for up to 48hours with a maximum of 5 anglers on any one night from Mon-Thurs.

24hr max Fri-Sun.

Fishing a night without booking in will result in being asked to leave.

General venue rules.

No guests permitted, members only.

1. Fishing from defined swims only.

2. 2 rods may be used all year round, day & night.

3. Barbless or microbarbed hooks only.

4. Feeders must be free running, Guru hybrid feeders are permitted.

5. Only 2kg dry ground bait & 1pt of pellet permitted. (per 24hr)

6. All permitted particle baits to be prepared correctly, a limit of 2kgs (dry) per session (see Carp rules).

7. Boilies may be used (1kg max) in a 24hr period.

8. No tins, cans or glass jars etc.  NO LITTER! - TAKE IT HOME! ...BE WARNED.

9. Keepnets can be used (max 5hrs) for silverfish only. Must be fish friendly.

10. No Carp to be retained, except in competitions (10lbs max).

11. Pike fishing  all year round (all Pike rules apply).

12. Members aged 16 and under to be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult member.

13. The public footpath to be kept clear at all times.

14. Guest tickets are currently unavailable.

15. General water rules apply (Please check general rules).

Carp & Night Fishing rules

1. Night anglers must book in via the booking system located on the website.

2. Night fishing is from dusk to dawn, 2 rods only.

3. Carp Anglers must keep one member per peg, no doubling up.

junior and juvenile members must stay with the senior member for safety reasons, with no other exception. (Max 1 rod each).

4. Maximum stay on the water is 48 hours Mon to Thurs and 24 hours Fri to Sun.

5. A minimum of 15lbs mainline must be used at all times.

6. No braided mainline.

7. Barbed or microbarbed hooks only, size 4 maximum.

8. No fixed lead systems on any description leads, rigs must be able to come free if a breakage occurs.

9. The use of lead core leaders are allowed for Carp fishing only.

10. All agreed particle baits can be used, but have to be prepared correctly.

11. Prepared nut baits can be used only as a hook bait, peanuts however are BANNED.

12. No surface baits are to be used if waterfowl are present, any member found doing so will be BANNED.

13. No Spombing or Spodding permitted.

14. Members must be in possession of a padded unhooking mat when fishing, minimum size being 24”x 36” and a minimum landing net size 42”.

Advisory: Members to use high sided mats/cradles of 900x600mm

15. Carp must be released as soon as possible after capture, they can be retained in a proper floating Carp sling/net for the purpose of photography for a maximum of 10 minutes (no water shots).

16. All Carp anglers must carry a Carp care kit to treat any hook holds/or visual fish damage.

17. Lights for night fishing are limited to one and must not cause offence to others.

17a. No unauthorised use of any type of bait boat or remote controlled device.

18. No fishing directly into the lilypads at any time.

19. No night bookings will be taken for the night prior to a competition on the following day.

20. All vehicles must display a club parking permit.

21. All other general water rules apply (Please check general rules).

FISHING FOR PIKE
1.The use of braided MAIN LINE is to be permitted for Predator/Lure fishing only. Line with a minimum breaking strain of 15lbs must be used with a wire trace of at least 12” in length.

2. No treble hooks bigger than size 6 or smaller than size 10 barbless or semi-barbed.

3. Long forceps must be carried along with some form of wire cutter. 
4. Only sea fish deadbait may be used. No live baiting is permitted on any Pdac waters.

5. No members aged 16 or under may fish for Pike unless accompanied by an experienced adult member.
6. Surface lures are permitted.
7. Pike fishing is permitted throughout the season.
8. Unhooking mats must be used, recommended size 36”x24”


Any members wishing to fish for Pike must be confident to handle them and have the suitable equipment. Any member not doing so will be required to stop fishing. 


 

                                                                                                                 
 

                                                                                                                                                 

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