Our rules exist to safeguard our fish stocks and ensure that you have an enjoyable visit to Domaine de Pimprez. Please read these rules carefully before you fish, as failure to observe the rules or acting in any way, which interferes with others’ enjoyment or use of the lakes, will result in the offender being immediately removed and banned from the fishery.
For your arrival and departure; the times are 12 noon to to 12 midnight. The gates are always locked, so you must call the bailliff on your arrival. Please do not arrive early as the gate will be locked and you will have to wait. Thanks for your understanding.
Fish only from the platforms provided, please do not fish between swims
All fish must be returned to the water immediately, do not use keep-nets or sacks to hold the fish
All forms of fixed lead are banned – all leads must be free running
Rods are not to be left unattended at any time or for any reason (max 3 rods /angler)
Please be considerate when using buzzers; please turn the sound down as noise travels
You must be in possession of an unhooking mat for all forms of fishing.
All fish being photographed must be held over an unhooking mat at all times – photographs should be taken kneeling down; under no circumstances should you hold fish whilst in a standing position.
Fish must be weighed using a sling, zipped unhooking mat or landing net.
Do not cut or otherwise damage bank-side vegetation
Do not disturb wildlife; please advise a member of staff as soon as possible should any wildlife become hurt or injured, hooked or entangled with line, or if line becomes snagged on trees or bushes or on any underwater snag during your visit in order that this can be immediately removed
Do not light any fires and do not burn the grass when using any form of cooking equipment
The use of BBQs on legs is allowed; no ground level BBQs or fires.
Toilets are available close to the lake; please use them
Catch reports and photographs of any notable fish caught would be appreciated for our website and notice board
All nets must be dipped before starting to fish.
All anglers must be in possession of a large landing net, which has at least 36” arms with a deep mesh net – pan nets are not allowed
No braided main lines (except on marker rods) or shock leaders to be used
Barb-less hooks only to be used (barbed and micro-barbed hooks are not allowed)
No fish to be sacked at any time, all fish to be returned to the water immediately after capture and photographing.
Bait boats are allowed. Respect the limits/boundaries of your post/s.
When photographing fish, support the fish over a large unhooking mat, kneel and never stand up with the fish
When returning fish to the water you must use a sling, zipped unhooking mat or landing net regardless of the distance. Do not carry any fish without the use of a sling, zipped unhooking mat or landing net
Do not drive to going to the shower or WC; walking only.
If you want to go shopping? The gate is open at 10 o’clock till 12 o’clock. After this time, the gate will be locked.
If you create nuisance, you will not be able to reserve in the future.