a) NIGHT FISHING is allowed for club members only. When night fishing there is to be strictly no parking in the visitor centre carpark.
ALL NIGHT ANGLERS TO BE AWARE THAT NO VEHICULAR ACCESS IS PERMITTED BETWEEN 10PM and 6AM
Normal Access/Egress only between the hours of 6am to 1 hour after sunset.
Fishing only from 1st June to 14th March inclusive, with 3 rods.
There is approx. 2.2km of bank fishing, but the sailing club frontage is EXCLUDED.
b) PARKING is available at the Visitors Centre (signposted) and Derby Hills Farm (down Broadstone Lane
– off the Melbourne to Ticknall Road at the Ticknall end) Members only (not day tickets) parking is also allowed behind (at the back of) the sailing club. Signs will be erected.
Members will need a club key. If the sailing club gate is open, leave it open, otherwise lock it.
ANGLERS DO NOT HAVE TO PAY FOR ANY PARKING.
c) As the Rangers open and close the visitor centre gate, night fishermen must get there in plenty of time.
WE ARE NOT ALLOWED TO DRIVE DOWN THE ROAD AND DROP TACKLE OFF OR USE THE SAILING CLUBS CAR PARK. On open days, the sailing club may use our car park.
d) Other extra general rules.
1. No reserving of pegs.
2. No live-baiting.
3. No boats of any sort or ballooning.
e) SEVERN TRENT WATER, the lessor, wishes to provide services to the general public, and we have to offer
day tickets. There is no night fishing. These are available from tackle shops.
f) NO MAINTENANCE is allowed during the close season, but pegs will need to be maintained.
g) MATCHES will be allowed, and prior notification will be given where possible, via notice boards. We have
to give rangers 2 weeks prior notice of any match involving 50 anglers or more.
h) STRICTLY NO LITTER.
i) NO FIRES INCLUDING ANY BBQ’s
j) JUNIOR MEMBERS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT
k) NO CONFRONTATION WITH SAILING CLUB MEMBERS AS WE ARE VERY GRATEFUL TO THEM FOR ASSISTING WITH THE EXTRA PARKING AND NIGHT FISHING. SHOULD MEMBERS NOTE ANYTHING UNTOWARD, CONTACT THE POLICE (112) IF A CRIME IS IN PROGRESS THEN CALL 999
l) IF WE ABUSE IT, WE WILL LOSE IT!