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Go Fishing at Blacklands Farm
Caravan and Camping
Wheatsheaf Road, Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9AT
Brighton: 01273 493528 or call Neil on 07773 792577

Fishing Regulations at Blacklands Farm

Please click .pdf to the right to view a printable version of the regulations.

  1. DAILY TARRIF MONEY to be paid at Reception BEFORE leaving the car park.
  2. Barbless hooks at ALL times. NO treble hooks. NO EXCEPTIONS.
    NB: Micro barbed or crushed hooks are not classified as barbless hooks.
  3. No mainline braid to be used, including Fireline, on site.
  4. NO lead core
  5. Landing nets must be ready before fishing commences.
  6. Landing nets and weigh slings to be dipped before fishing.
  7. Sparingly used "loose feed" and ground bait are allowed.
  8. Restricted bait use - no particle bait; except sweetcorn, hemp and pellets. NO artificial baits of any description.
  9. Unhooking mats must be used at all times.
  10. Only weigh slings to be used for weighing fish.
  11. No retaining fish at any time.
  12. Two rods only in the water at any time.
  13. All fish to be returned immediately after weighing.
  14. NO rod to be left unattended in any circumstances.
  15. Fishing area as pegged.
  16. NO fishing from islands or boats. There should be at least 10 metres clear water between each pitch.
  17. NO swimming or wading.
  18. NO walking on ice.
  19. NO litter whatsoever, bins are provided.
  20. Anyone found fishing illegally will be reported to the Police.
  21. NO abuse or damage to wildlife and shrubs
  22. NO dogs allowed.
  23. NO alcohol.
  24. Treat your neighbours with respect at all times.
  25. All vehicles to be parked in the car park.
  26. A five mile an hour speed limit is imposed everywhere on the site.
  27. Hours of fishing and tariffs are posted at Reception.
  28. Anything abnormal should be reported at Reception.
  29. Any problems regarding fish should be reported at Reception, e.g. dead fish, fungus, etc.
  30. Record all catches in the Record Book, specimen fish to be witnessed.
  31. An Environment Agency Licence to be owned and obeyed.
  32. NO responsibility will be accepted for loss, damage, injury or death, etc., however caused.
  33. Final ruling rests with the Fishery.