CANAL TO OPEN FOR FISHING SUNDAY 17 MAY 2020
Saturday, 16 May 2020 12:17
EREWASH CANAL - OPENS FOR FISHING FROM SUNDAY 17 MAY.
The LEVAS stretch of the canal, from the Derby Road Lock to Trent Lock, opens to anglers from Sunday 17 May. The following rules will apply.
LONG EATON VICTORIA ANGLING SOCIETY
Rules for the re-opening of the Erewash Canal in Long Eaton
during the Restricted period due to Covid-19
1. Fishing is available to Full Society Members ONLY until further notice. Members MUST be in possession of the current 2020/21 Membership Book and a current Environment Agency Rod Licence. (see website/Facebook for information)
2. Please be aware of all Society Rules.
3. Members should read all appropriate guidelines issued by Angling Trust and all information on the LEVAS website (www.levas.co.uk
) and Facebook page.
4. Members who may have Covid-19 symptoms are asked to stay away until they are tested clear
5. Members are reminded that they should travel alone unless with someone from the same household.
6. ALL members are advised to wear protective gloves and use a suitable hand sanitiser. Remember the virus can exist on surfaces for several days. No Keepnets.
7. Members are instructed to park their vehicles sensibly with due regard to others. Remember to maintain social distancing when parking your vehicle.
8. Members are instructed to read any signage along the Canal and ensure they are fishing in accordance with all the rules.
9. In order to ensure that compliance with the recommended 15 metres distance between anglers is maintained members MUST ONLY fish from the permanently marked pegs all of which are at least 18 metres apart.
10. Members are reminded that they MUST NOT fish within 15 metres of any boat moored on the towpath bank. Again, only use the permanent pegs.
11. ALL towpath users MUST maintain the minimum 2metres social distancing at all times. The rules for all is Share the Space.
12. Do NOT impede the towpath when fishing.
13. Society bailiffs will be patrolling throughout the day. Any member contravening these rules may be asked to leave the fishery.