FAKENHAM ANGLING CLUB

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Covid Response and Info

Please read below for full details of fishing at club venues as from Saturday 16th May.

Membership:

  • memberships will be available from Thursday 14th May via Paypal.

  • current members can fish on their current memberships until June 1st and must then renew

  • new members must join as of Thursday 14th May

  • Paypal receipts will be accepted as proof of membership until your ticket arrives in the post.

  • Gregs tackle will be selling memberships if and when the shop is allowed to open. (possibly June 1st)

  • there is a £2 charge on paypal memberships to cover charges and postage of your tickets

  • you must supply full name and postal address when paying via paypal; failure to do so will result in your purchase being voided and refunded.

  • for now there will be NO guest tickets or Day tickets

  • we WILL NOT be accepting cheque payments for the near future. We are hoping this will change on or around June 1st

Rules below will be in place during the lockdown period until advised otherwise by the Government. These rules are there to protect the club, the bailiffs and the members and if they are not adhered to then the club will take the choice to close down the lakes again. 

They are also subject to change as and when new government guidelines become available so please keep an eye on this page for further information and changes.

Whilst the club will have sanitiser wipes available for gates etc it is in your best interests to bring your own sanitiser and wipes and face masks as per government guidelines.

Willsmore: 

  • 11 pegs open

  • fishing will be on allocated pegs only; first come first served

  • lake open 8am til 8pm daily

  • no night fishing

  • no keepnets

  • bailiffs will be on site allocating pegs.

  • social distancing of 2m must be adhered to at all times!

  • there will be no moving of pegs once allocated.

  • bailiffs have full power to remove anglers not adhering to rules.

  • no bivvies

  • bailiffs will explain movement around the lake and social distancing measures that are in place.

  • strict no visitor policy will be in place. access will be given to fisherman only! 

Foxley:

  • 11 pegs open

  • fishing will be on allocated pegs only; first come first served

  • lake open 8am til 8pm daily

  • normal Foxley rules apply (no bollies, no keepnets etc etc)

  • bailiffs will be on site allocating pegs.

  • social distancing of 2m must be adhered to at all times!

  • there will be no moving of pegs once allocated.

  • bailiffs have full power to remove anglers not adhering to rules.

  • bailiffs will explain movement around the lake and social distancing measures that are in place.

  • strict no visitor policy will be in place. access will be given to fisherman only! 

  • lake 2 will be open; contact bailiff on site upon arrival (at lake 1) or call 07787518687 to arrange fishing on that lake. It will operate 8am til 8pm as per lake 1.

  • if you are found on the lakes fishing before 8am or after 8pm you will be asked to leave and possibly given a club membership ban.

  • no dogs allowed

River:

  • Open for fly fishing from Saturday 16th May

  • all usual rivers rules apply

  • social distancing of 2m must be adhered to.

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