Fishing Rules

The rules at Woodhall Country Park have been designed to protect both the fish and the anglers that visit. By ensuring that all the rules are strictly adhered too, we can be sure that everyone will get the very best out of their days fishing.

Breaking the rules may result in the angler or anglers being asked to leave the Park without refund of fees and/or a permanent ban for the guilty parties. The Country Park Manager’s decision is final.


  • A valid fishing permit is needed for all people wishing to fish on the site.
  • Please respect the other users at all times.
  • No playing of loud music.
  • Sensible and appropriate behavior is to be adhered to at all times whilst approaching and around the lake.
  • No keep-nets in the carp lakes.
  • Barb-less hooks only.
  • No sacking of fish.
  • Maximum of 3 rods only (one rod £5, two rods £8, three rods £10).
  • Unhooking mats must be used.
  • All rubbish to be taken away.
  • Anyone found breaking the rules of the lake will be given a warning or asked to leave.
  • Sensible fishing at ALL times.
  • No Pets.
  • No Fires.
  • No Children Under Age of 16 to be left unattended.
  • Do NOT drive into lake area.
  • No fish are to be taken away, all fish are the property of Woodhall Country Park and anyone found taking/stealing fish will be prosecuted.
  • No braided mainline. Only braided hooklink/hair rigs to be used.