Minimum 12lb line with suitable rod.
A landing net at least 60cm (2 feet) in width.
Appropriate unhooking equipment e.g. mat, glove and forceps (or deep-throat pike disgorger). The use of pike gags is prohibited.
Wire trace to be used at all times.
Semi-barbed hooks only (barbless on artificial lures)
Special Rules for River Gipping Adjacent to Needham Lake
Strictly no angling downstream of the footbridge.
Special Rules for Manor Farm Lakes, Battisford
Special Rules for Woody's Lake, Barking
Special Rules for Barking Lakes and Battisford Lakes
ALL REGULATIONS AND RULES TO BE STRICTLY OBSERVED AND ADHERED TO AND ENFORCED WHERE NECESSARY. ANY INFRINGEMENTS MAY RESULT IN DISCIPLINARY ACTION AS AGREED BY THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE.
G.V.A.C STILLWATERS MAY BE FISHED ALL YEAR ROUND.
RIVER CLOSE SEASON :- REFER TO ENVIRONMENT AGENCY ROD LICENCE.
(N.B. Separate rules apply to pike matches)