Corvid 19 - Update 28th May 2020
It’s official! Swanswater Fishery will reopen
on Friday 29 May and the fish are all looking
forward to welcoming you back.
restrictions have been put in place so please read and
observe the following.
There will be two sessions, 8.00-2.30 and
ALL FISHING MUST BE
BOOKED in advance. Permits can be prepaid over the phone,
although card and cash payments will be accepted.
Permits will be issued from Reception - only one angler
will be allowed in at a time. Queuing system has been set
up. Apart from issuing permits, Reception is closed
although the toilets are open.
There will be no
movement between ponds. Swanswater is open for fly
fishing. The Millpond is open for bait and fly fishing -
no catch and release.
There have been a few
changes to our restrictions - the Meadow Pond is now open
for fly fishing; we are now allowing 2 anglers per boat
(from the same household); and 1 adult and child under 12
can share a rod on any of the ponds.
Please do not arrive at the Fishery more
than 15 minutes before your start time, tackle up quickly
either at your car or on your first platform. When you
finish fishing, please tackle down, weigh in fish and
leave as quickly as you can.
Please do not travel
to the Fishery with people from outside your household,
and please maintain a 2m distance from other anglers and
staff members at all times. Hand washing and hand
sanitising facilities are available - please use these.
We have temporarily removed the boxes from all the
platforms. Please either take your litter home with you or
use the black bins situated around the ponds. Please take
particular care not to leave nylon and cigarette butts
Always follow the current Government
guidelines on health, travel and social distancing.