Long Eaton Victoria Angling Society

Established in 1880

LEVAS Fishery Rules

The rules below are specific to the particular fisheries as stated.

Grange Pond Rules

Behaviour Rules

  1. Members MUST park their vehicles in the specified parking area .NO PARKING OUTSIDE THE GATE. Upon entry and exit the gate MUST be locked.
  • NO FISHING BETWEEN DUSK AND DAWN. Fishing in daylight hours ONLY. (If you need to use an artificial light you SHOULD NOT be there.
  • a) Fishing is allowed from the platforms ONLY. A member MUST sit to fish on a platform

  and NOT on the ground behind

  1. b) Junior members UNDER the age of 12 MUST be accompanied by a responsible adult member on the same platform. Safety is the priority so If this is not possible the adult MUST sit immediately behind the Junior member with, at least, his/her feet on the platform. Both adult and junior may fish if they wish.
  2. c) Junior members OVER 12 but UNDER 15 may sit alone on a platform but the responsible adult member MUST fish from one of the platforms IMMEDIATELY on either side (If this is not possible, they may share one platform where the adult MUST have, at least, his/her feet on the platform

4    (a) Members my fish as far as half the distance between their chosen peg and the next peg

       on either side. Similarly members may only fish as far as half way to the opposite bank.. Members MUST restrict their activities to these boundaries . A member must NOT allow his/her tackle, bait, groundbait or other feed to intrude into a neighbour’s swim.         

      (b) Casting to the MAIN island is allowed from pegs 21, 22, 27 and 28 ONLY.

  1.  Use of mobile phones MUST be kept to an absolute minimum

6  Cycling around the Pond is STRICTLY PROHIBITED

 

Tackle Rules

7    BARBLESS hooks ONLY are permitted.  Maximum size 10 …… 

8    Use of keepnets…Between 1st November and 30th April(inclusive) members will be allowed to use a keepnet which complies with Environment Agency regulations to retain silver fish ONLY up to 2pounds in weight. When not fishing in a Society match. This will be for a MAXIMUM of 5 hours . In Society matches members will retain silver fish and carp separately. The fish in each keepnet MUST be weighed separately. Keepnets and landing nets MUST be dry on arrival at the Pond and stretched out on the bank until fishing commences. The use of ALL keepnets and landing nets MUT be strictly in accordance with CHECK  CLEAN  DRY protocols . Bailiffs will check and rigidly enforce these rules   

9    Maximum size of leger weights to be used is 1 ounce.….

10  NO BRAID to be used

11  Maximum line strength permitted is 12lbs….

12  From 1st May to 31st October (inclusive) members will be restricted to the use of ONE rod .

       Between 1st November and 30th April (inclusive) members will be allowed to use up to     

       TWO rods. This is strictly in accordance with Grange Pond Rules 3 and 4

 

Bait Rules

13   The use of any floating (surface) baits is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

14    The use of boilies and nuts is restricted to hook baits and hair rigs ONLY.  The feeding of boilies and nuts of any kind is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

  • Livebaiting is strictly prohibited
  • Dead baits MUST be sea fish ONLY

   17   Spodding is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

 

Erewash Canal Rules

  1. Fishing is only permitted from permanently marked pegs.
  2. Live baiting on Society canal fisheries is strictly prohibited.
  3. (a)Junior members UNDER the age of 12 MUST be accompanied by a responsible adult member at the same peg.

       (b) Junior members OVER 12 but UNDER 15 may fish at a peg alone but the responsible adult member MUST fish from one of the pegs IMMEDIATELY on either side.  

 

 

River Fishery Rules

  1. Cars must not be taken into fields.
  2. Anglers fishing Colwick MUST park in Colwick Park only.
  3. (a)Junior members UNDER the age of 12 MUST be accompanied by a responsible adult member at the same peg.

       (b) Junior members OVER 12 but UNDER 15 may fish at a peg alone but the responsible adult member MUST fish from one of the pegs IMMEDIATELY on either side.

 

PLEASE TREAT YOUR BAILIFFS WITH RESPECT AT ALL TIMES. THEY ARE THERE TO ENSURE THAT ALL MEMBERS ADHERE TO THE RULES BUT ALSO TO HELP AND ADVISE YOU.   

LEVAS may alter or change any of these rules should the need arise.

Last updated May 2021