Reopening Rules and Guidelines

As of March 29th 2021 government guidelines now indicate that 'outdoor sports and leisure' can now open.

With these new guidelines Ashmoor Lakes again to anglers from Monday 12th April 2021.


Below are the guidelines we at Ashmoor Lakes are working to regarding stopping the spread of Covid-19.

Please adhere to these guidelines! They are in place to protect all our fish, customers, staff and our business:


  • Toilet facilities will be closed until further notice
  • All anglers must fish from designated swims only, and not sit in between swims
  • One swim per angler
  • Swims are available on a first come, first served basis. You will not be able to ring up and book swims. If no designated swims are available on your arrival, you will have to visit another time
  • All anglers and guests must maintain social distancing at ALL times when moving around the lakes
  • Government guidelines still indicate that people must 'minimise travel'. Please bear this in mind when planning a visit to Ashmoor Lakes

Fishery Rules:

  • No children under 16 allowed on the premisis at any time
  • No Dogs
  • No Littering. Take all litter home or use bins provided
  • Dip all nets before fishing in the net dips provided
  • Landing nets and unhooking mat MUST be used. Each angler must be in possession of their own net and mat, and not share nets and mats between multiple people
  • All hooks to be barbless, and no larger than size 10
  • No Radios
  • No Alcohol
  • No fires/stoves/barbeques etc
  • No Bait Boats
  • No Boats
  • No Fly Fishing
  • No Plastic Baits
  • No Spinners/lures etc
  • No Braided Line
  • No Keepnets
  • All fish to be returned to the water unharmed
  • Baited tackle must not be left unattended
  • No large amounts of groundbait to be used
  • Anglers to fish from one swim only
  • No Non-fishing Guests. No Spectators
  • Maximum of 2 rods to be set up at one time
  • No night fishing
  • The owners of Ashmoor Lakes accept no responsibility for loss, damage or accident of any nature whatsoever to the property, vehicles, or persons within the fishery grounds
  • Anyone caught breaking these rules will be asked to leave and may be banned from the fishery
  • Ashmoor Lakes is monitored by CCTV cameras at all times