|Fishery Name: Charity Lakes - Long Lake
|Address: Common Lane, Great Witchingham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5QP
|Grid Reference: Entrance Grid Ref: TG 09680 18400
Car Park Grid Ref: TG 09508 18000
|Sat Nav: NR9 5QP
|Phone Numbers: ?
|Email Address: General fishery information please contact us
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Long Lake runs form the bottom of the tench lake under ther main lake
Long lake as its name suggests is a long narrow lake at around 2.5 acres, again tree lined and full of interesting bays with over hanging branches and reed lined margins, perfect for stalking a wary carp or margin fishing for catches of quality tench. The lake offers comfortable fishing with plenty of swims to choose from.
Depths of between eight and twelve feet cover the majority of the lake which remains relatively clear for most of the year. Large patches of lilies spring up during the summer months especially at the far end of the fishery.
Heavily stocked with tench in the 3-5lb range yet the lake also produces tench to 9+lb every season, shoals of bream to double figures and some very Impressive carp into the mid twenties, make this lake ideal fishing for the day angler, we are developing this lake specifically as a traditional tench fishery, This lake can now be fished on either our full permit or on a separate permit from the 2013 season onwards. A limited number of these permits are available every season check out our membership page for further details
Charity lakes Fishery Rules:
1. The Management /Trustees reserve the right to close all or part of the fishery at any time
2. All anglers must be in possession of a current EA rod licence and shall comply with the Salmon and Fresh Water Fisheries Acts and Bylaws thereof. In particular, Baited rods must be attended at all times.
3. Fishing on the lakes is permitted only from swims provided.
4. Unauthorized use of fishery keys is forbidden and may result in suspension or refusal of a permit.
5. The parking of vehicles and siting of bivvies within the fishery should be done so with due regard for the convenience and safety of other users.
6. No radios (personal earphones excepted), fires or litter. Any angler found with litter in their swim will be held responsible for that litter.
7. No swimming, bathing, paddling, boating, sailing, skating, or use of dinghies for any fishing purposes.
8. Children under the age of 14 may not night fish unless accompanied by a responsible adult.
9. Dogs must be kept on a lead and under full control at all times. Owners are required to clean up after their dogs. A dog bin is situated out the main gate.
10. Anglers must show consideration for all other users and comply with reasonable requests of the bailiffs.
11. No access or egress to the fishery to be made: GMT between 8.00 pm and 7.00 am, BST between 10.00 pm and 5.00 am or except In an emergency, or Where the judgment of the bailiff on duty permits the rule to be waived.
12. The use of a baitboat is permitted provided that respect for other anglers is observed.
13. No keep nets to be used. Adequate sized landing nets and unhooking mats must be used.
14. Specimen fish should be retained only for as short a period as necessary before being photographed and returned.
15. Only fixed lead rigs that incorporate safe systems by which the lead can pull free of the rig are permitted.
16. Barbless or semi-barbed hooks only may be used.
17. All particle baits, including seeds, nuts, grains or pulses must be properly prepared including soaking for 24 hours prior to cooking.
18. No fish may be brought to or removed from the fishery, or moved from one part of the fishery to another.
19. The practice of retaining a swim by leaving tackle, bivvies or any other equipment unattended is not permitted.
20. Guest Tickets. Each angler may have five 12 hour guest tickets in any one season.
21. Acceptance of a guest or season permit is deemed to be acceptance of these rules
22. The landowners do not accept responsibility for any personal loss or injury and/or loss or damage to property.
Additional Rules for Pike fishing:
23. 2 rods only. (this is a conservation measure to preserve pike stocks)
24. No live baiting. This ensures non-movement of fish on the site and the possible spread of disease.
25. Barbless or semi-barbed treble or double hooks only. No more than two hooks on each trace.
26. Minimum breaking strain line of 15lbs.
27. Wire traces must always be used - 18 x 30lbs b/s.
Additional Rules for River Fishing
28. Members must not trespass outside of the river fishery boundaries at any time.
29. Exceptional care must be taken when fishing the river as a natural rural, area conditions can change quickly with rising water levels and banks becoming slippery or undercut, members are required to inform bailiffs immediately should any areas be noted as unsafe.
30. All gates to and from the river must be closed and secured at all times after use as these form part of the otter protection for the fishery.
31. Members may form their own fishing areas/swims. However in order to do so, they may not cut down trees, create any structure, or damage the bank in any way.
Field Testing of Bait Products on behalf of Third Parties
32. Disclosure of the intent to test bait on behalf of a third party is a mandatory requirement of your application.
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