Tata Game Angling Fishing Rules.
Contravention of any of the Sections rules may mean your permit being withdrawn immediately, together with you being required to attend a Disciplinary hearing.
1. The Game Angling Section is governed by the rules of its Parent Body Company Tata PLC, Sports and Social Club, the rules of the section and any Byelaws of the Environment Agency.
2 Tata PLC reserve the right to exclude anglers at any time from the reservoir without prior notice.
3 When requested by a Bailiff, your ticket or membership information must be handed over for inspection.
4 Every member of the Tata Game Angling Section is a Bailiff, and can request sight of any Members or Day ticket Anglers permit, question any Anglers methods that you believe to be improper or contravening the Section rules. Any offence seen must be reported to a Committee Member or the Club Secretary.
5 All anglers must hold a valid Environment Agency Licence.
6 Members bag limit may be altered as and when the committee deem prudent, notices will be posted informing members of any changes to this rule.
7 The fishing times are an hour before sunrise until an hour after sunset.
8 Static line fishing with sinking lines is not allowed also rods left unattended or attached to any part of the anglers’ equipment to fixtures of the reservoir is not allowed.
9 Only artificial fly-fishing with single rod reel line is permitted.
10 Anglers must retain their own catch.
11 Wading is allowed,members wishing to wade must apply to the committee.
12 Priests must be used to dispatch fish.
13 Landing nets (of sufficient dimensions for the size of fish in the lake) must be used to land fish which are being killed they can also be used when fish are being released but must be kept close to the waters edge whilst unhooking. The unhooking of fish whilst they are in the water with a tool or forceps is allowed.
14 No Angler is to fish within 10 metres of another Angler unless invited to do so by that Angler.
15 “No fishing” and “no parking” signs must be obeyed. Map displayed in Lodge signing in room.
16 No dogs allowed.
17 The speed limit is 20mph on all reservoir roads.
18 Litter and all discarded tackle (nylon etc) must be removed from the reservoir, or placed in bins provided around the reservoir.
19 Before fishing, anglers must “book in” at the lodge using the form provided each time they fish, and “book out” on leaving the reservoir, completing the catch return as required.