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Sussex Rd, Petersfield GU31 4LA, UK
NOTE FOR EXISTING MEMBERS
Some of the terminologies has changed for the type of membership/ticket that you would have purchased in the past. As of 1st July 2021, the new terminology will be as follows:
When purchasing an annual ticket, select the “Season” circle to gain access to the following
Annual Membership = Associate Member (Night & Day) – not available to under 18s
Season Tickets = Annual (Day only) – available to all ages
To book your day or night ticket as a member, follow these instructions:
1. Log in to the user area (Must create an account to do this)
2. Then click/tap “Book tickets”
3. Then select the date
4. Then choose day or night ticket etc
5. Then click “Book ticket”
6. It will show a confirmation message with the Order number
7. A ticket with booking info will be emailed to the member
Whilst Petersfield Town Council are responsible for Petersfield Heath Pond/Lake, the fishing is overseen by a group of local fishing volunteers.
a. A member must be the only person using the account to book him/herself for day and/or nighttime fishing. No other person booking on the account will be permitted to fish and will be asked to leave by the bailiff. A Petersfield Town Council volunteer bailiff has the right to revoke membership if the account is misused in this way.
b. Full Members are required to book both day and night sessions as required. A single booked period of fishing must not exceed 72 hours of fishing without a 48-hour break between sessions
a. Only 16 permit holders will be allowed to fish on any one night + bailiffs
b. Only anglers over the age of 18 will be eligible for a night permit
c. Anglers may book no more than 7 days in advance.
d. Night permit holders must carry proof of membership which includes a photo ID.
e. All other Petersfield Heath rules e.g. fishing and bylaws will apply
Petersfield Heath Rules
a. Bailiffs reserve the right to interpret the rules according to circumstances or anti-social behaviour
b. Swims must be kept tidy whilst fishing and all litter to be removed and disposed of appropriately when leaving
c. Unhooking mats must be used; landing nets must be a minimum of 24 inches in diameter. NO keep nets, sacks, or retention slings, gaffs or trailers to be used at any time. Anglers must carry a carp care kit and disgorger/artery forceps. ALL FISH to be returned to the water.
d. NO nut baits or floating baits, properly prepared particles only
e. NO fishing from boats, or by wading. NO boats remote or otherwise. NO fishing from the jetty, boardwalk or signposted areas, fishing from defined swims only
f. NO bent hooks or fixed rigs of any kind, barbless and micro-barbed hooks with semi-fixed or running rigs are permitted
g. Only authentic angling shelters are to be used
h. Juniors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Anglers over the age of 18 may use a 3rd rod providing they have the correct rod licenses and that it does not interfere with other anglers
i. NO parking across entrances to the Heath or on grass verges surrounding the Heath. NO unauthorised vehicles anywhere on the Heath at any time
j. Anglers must take due care when waterfowl are present. The same applies to any rowing boats
k. NO fires or barbeques allowed.
l. Anglers must behave appropriately at all times. Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated
m. NO trees, reeds or other bankside vegetation to be trimmed. If there is a problem, please inform a bailiff
n. Anglers may use a maximum of 3kgs of bait.
o. NO spodding between the 1st of June and September 30th if water levels are low. (if unsure, please contact the Bailiff)
p. All anglers must be in possession of a valid Environment Agency rod license
q. Audio visual equipment may be used at very low volume or with headphones
r. Memberships are to run from the date of issue to the 30th of June of each calendar year
s. Pike season runs from 1st October to 14th March NO pike fishing from 15th March to 30th September (NO live baits)