ACORN FISHERY RISK ASSESSMENT FOR COVID19 PROCEEDURE
1. KEEP A SOCIAL DISTANCE AT ALL TIMES OF 2 METERS
2. STAY ON YOUR ALLOCATED SWIM
3. ANY CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT, THEY MUST STAY IN THE SAME ALLOCATED SWIM AT ALL TIMES
4. CAN PAY BY CAR/CASH AT OFFICE PRIOR TO FISHING
WEIGHING IN FOR MATCHES:-
ALL FISHERMAN IN A COMPETITION MUST LINE UP AT A 2 METER SOCIAL DISTANCING.
(A) ONE PERSON ALLOCATED BY CLUB TO DO THE DRAW & TAKE POOLS
(B) ONCE PAID THAT SAME PERSON WILL DRAW A PEG NUMBER & FISHERMAN THEN CAN PROCEED TO PEG
(C) WHEN WEIGHING IN, THE FISHERMAN WILL TAKE HIS OWN NET OUT AND POUR FISH INTO ALLOCATED BUCKET IN A DESIGNATED AREA, THEN RETURN TO HIS PEG.
(D) THE PERSON ON THE SCALES/POD WILL PICK BUCKET UP & WEIGH FISH IN THE DESIGNATED AREA ONLY WHEN FISHERMAN HAS RETURNED TO HIS PEG, WHO WILL THEN SHOUT OUT RESULTS TO THE ALLOCATED "RESULTS MAN" WHO HAS TO KEEP A SOCIAL DISTANCE OF 2 METERS AWAY.
(E) BOTH THE "WEIGHING IN" & THE "RESULTS MAN" HAVE TO KEEP A 2 METER DISTANCE AT ALL TIMES AND AT NO TIME MUST THE "WEIGHING IN" PERSON HANDLE ANY NETS - ONLY BUCKETS.
(F)ONCE THE FISHERMAN HAS BEEN WEIGHED IN HE MUST STAY AT HIS SWIM
(G) WHEN RESULTS HAVE BEEN FINALIZED THE ORGANIZER WILL NOTIFY FISHERMAN OF THEIR RESULTS, WHO INTURN WILL COLLECT PRIZE IN AN ENVELOPE FROM THE MATCH ORGANIZER.
(H) THE "WEIGHING IN" & "RESULTS MAN" MUST WEAR APPROPIATE PPE i.e. GLOVES,EYE PROTECTION,MASK WHEN CARRYING OUT THE WEIGH IN.
ONLY MATCH ORGANIZERS TO BE IN THE CABIN FOR THE DRAW AND PAYOUT(NO MORE THAN TWO PEOPLE)
BEFORE LEAVING CABIN, MUST BE WIPED DOWN AND CLEANED.
11th May 2020 Update
THE MAIN LAKE WILL BE OPEN FROM FRIDAY 15TH MAY 2020 FOR PRE-BOOKED SWIMS ONLY.
DAY TICKETS ONLY ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE 13TH MAY.
PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO ANYBODY WHO HAS HAD THEIR SESSION SUSPENDED DUE TO THE LOCKDOWN.
N0 BOOKINGS WILL BE TAKEN UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING FROM 9AM FOR THE WEEKEND ONWARDS
PLEASE ENSURE YOU BRING WITH YOU UPON ARRIVAL YOUR PPE, HAND SANITIZER,HAND WIPES, DISINFECTANT & LOO ROLLS FOR EITHER OF THE LAKES - NO ITEMS - NO FISHING
THE PADDOCK LAKE - WILL BE OPEN ON WEDNESDAY 13TH MAY 2020 - FROM 8AM UNTIL 6PM ONLY -
SPACES AVAILABLE - ADVISABLE TO PRE-BOOK AND PAY BEFORE TO GUARANTEE PEG - RING OFFICE ON 01934 834050
ALL BOOKINGS WILL BE TAKEN FROM 12 NOON TUESDAY 12TH MAY 2020
10th May 2020 17:00hrs
We are waiting for the Governments update tonight on the 10th May 2020 as to when we can re-open.
FISHING BOOKINGS - NEW RULES
THESE MEASURES HAVE BEEN TAKEN FOR YOUR PROTECTION AS WELL AS FOR OTHERS
WHEN WE OPEN BOOKINGS WILL BE AS NORMAL EXCEPT FOR THE HUT SWIMS WILL BE FOR A MINIMUM OF 48 HOUR SESSIONS OR LONGER FOR THE MAIN LAKE ONLY (This allows a rest period between sessions)
THESE SESSIONS CAN RUN FROM A FRIDAY EVENING 6PM UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING 6PM or
TUESDAY MORNING 7AM UNTIL THURSDAY 7AM
LONGER SESSIONS CAN ONLY RUN FROM FRIDAY THROUGH TO THE THURSDAY
THESE SESSIONS WILL ALLOW HUT SWIMS TO BE CLEANED ETC AND FOR A REST PERIOD.
IF HUT SWIMS ARE AVAILABLE BUT ARE BEING CLEANED OR RESTING, THE PEG WILL STILL BE AVAILABLE TO FISH BUT THE ACTUAL HUT CANNOT BE USED.
PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO ANY PRE-BOOKED SWIMS WHICH HAVE HAD TO BE SUSPENDED DUE TO THE COVID19 LOCKDOWN
FOR ALL FISHING ON THE MAIN LAKE OR THE PADDOCK LAKE
NEW ITEMS YOU MUST BRING WITH YOU.
A CHECK WILL BE CARRIED OUT OF THESE ITEMS MUST BE SHOWN UPON ARRIVAL -
NO ITEMS - NO FISHING - NO REFUND
SOCIAL DISTANCING MUST BE ADHERED TO AT ALL TIMES.
ONLY CARD PAYMENTS ACCEPTED
ALL ENQUIRIES WILL BE TAKEN BY TELEPHONE OR OFFICE (THROUGH WINDOW)
CONTACT TEL: 01934 834050 OR 7483 326312 (FOR GATES OR ENQUIRIES)
16th April 2020
We will be closed for a further 3 weeks as per government instructions, this will take us up to the 7th may 2020.
A further update will be done after this date as soon as we know any further information
23RD MARCH 2020 21:42HRS
After the Government announcement tonight we have to close our gates to all our customers with immediate effect including the tackle shop.
PLEASE keep looking on this page for any further updates as to when we can RE-OPEN.
Any pre-paid and booked swims in the closed period can be transferred to another date when we re-open, all you have to do is ring us.
Please all stay safe and look forward to seeing you all back soon.
23RD MARCH 2020
From today we are not taking any new bookings.
Existing bookings are ok at the moment but if we have to lock down and you cannot get to the fishery we will transfer your paid bookings to another date when everything is back to normal, If you let us know we can put your booking onto our transfer list. If you are unsure please ring the office.
If you are at the Lake when lock down is decided, the gates will be shut and you can stay for your duration.
20TH MARCH 2020 19:00hrs
We are remaining open to bookings on the Main Carp Lake so long as all Anglers follow theses guidelines/rules below:
Please implement with immediate effect as follows:
1. On the Main Lake - Please proceed direct to your booked peg upon arrival at your designated time
2. Bring your own hand sanitizer and toilet rolls due to great demand and being stolen.
3. You remain in your peg and do not enter other peoples swims.
4. Should you need help or assistance you Telephone Adrian or Bev on 07957 828721 which will be available 24/7
5. Should the present position change if we may to close the fishery you will be informed - hopefully not.
6. Should you have visitors please keep to a minimum and for them to abide by the rules and guidelines aswell.
12th March 2020
COVID19 - We would like to advise all of our customers which have pre-booked and paid for fishing swims will be offered to transfer their bookings to another date if the Goverment decides we have to close the fishery, no refunds will be given only transferable dates.
If you prefer not to pre-book in advance you can ring us to see what is available nearer your anticipated trip.
12th March 2020
To all our customers - Please bring your own LOO ROLLS due to the high demand because of Covid19.
Hand washing facilities are on site.
WE ARE STILL OPEN AT THE MOMEMENT.
WE ARE ASKING ALL CUSTOMERS TO ABIDE BY THE GOVERMENT GUIDELINES.
ALL MATCH ANGLER'S MUST STAY OUTSIDE THE HUT WHEN DOING THEIR DRAW.
BRING YOUR OWN HAND SANITZERS AND LOO ROLLS DUE TO DEMAND.
ANYBODY WHO COMES TO THE OFFICE WILL BE SERVED THROUGH THE OFFICE WINDOW TO REDUCE CONTACT.