Welcome to the 2021 Junior and Youth National Championship page

We are delighted to be hosting the Junior and Youth  National Championships on Saturday 26 June 2021.

We will continue to update this page with all the information you will need to get the most out of the event. 

We do take pride in ensuring that our lovely fish are well looked after. Please help us to continue this by familiarising yourself with our fishery rules.


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If you or a family member have any additional needs that require support on the day, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate.

Angling Trust

For more information about how to take part in the event please visit the Angling Trust Junior and Youth National page by clicking the box below.

Fishery rules


  • Barbless hooks only - max size 10

  • No braided line to be used on main line or hook lengths

  • You must have a large net, as well as a large unhooking mat or cradle for the carp

  • Fish care first aid liquids or sprays must be used

  • Use of keep nets is only allowed during matches

  • Maximum of two rods per person for day or night fishing

  • No bolt rigs or fixed feeders

  • NB: all landing nets, keep nets, weigh slings and unhooking mats must be staked out for 30 mins before entering the water.

  • No stink bags on the bank

  • Pole limit for junior and youth matches to be announced closer to match dates.

  • Matches - additional rules

  • Barbless hooks only - max size 10 for carp and max size 12 for silvers lakes

  • Separate keep nets for carp and silvers. Carp max 60lbs, silvers max 40lbs

  • Catch nets must be used for bigger fish - 6 inch + or approx 2 ounces

  • When releasing fish after weighing, net must be placed in the water - do not drop fish in to the water from any height


  • No bloodworm, joker, dog or cat meats, spam type meats, artificial baits or nuts

  • No spods or bait boats

  • No feeding or floating baits

  • Fishery pellets only


  • You must have a valid EA rod licence

  • No litter to be left at the fishery - please take all rubbish home

  • Do not throw left over bait in to the water 

  • All anglers aged 16 or under must be accompanied by an adult

  • No alcohol or drugs allowed on site

  • All fish must be handled correctly and released as quickly as possible back in to the water

  • If you believe a fish has been injured or you have concerns please contact the fishery owner immediately

  • Park in the carparks only unless you have permission to drive to the bank by the owner

  • The speed limit on site is 5mph for the safety of other visitors and our resident goats, dogs, horses and wildlife.