In line with new ‘phase 1’ Government Covid 19 guidelines, and related advice from the Angling Trust and the Canal and River Trust, we are re-opening all our Club Waters from Wednesday 13th May 2020.
In doing so, we wish to ensure the continued safety of our members so the re-opening is under the following terms. Please ensure you understand and accept them before venturing out!
HAC TEMPORARY* COVID 19 RELATED ANGLING RULES
IMPORTANT. These additional rules now form part of the club’s Angling Rules and failure to follow them, or causing related offence/nuisance to other anglers/users, will be treated as a serious disciplinary offence – which could lead to expulsion from The Club.
a/ Fishing allowed in designated swims only.
b/ Adjacent swims must not be used if they are less than 4 metres apart (to help maintain ‘social distancing’).
c/ Only one angler per swim, unless being shared with other members of your household, e.g. a child/partner member of The Club.
d/ No matches. e/ No keep nets.
f/ Leave nothing of yours behind which you have touched – which, of course, includes taking your waste/litter home!
The Club also recommends that you wash your hands/use gel after touching gates/padlocks/handrails, etc, and that you avoid close contact with/respect the privacy of others who may be at the water.
*These rules/terms of access will be kept under review and may be adjusted as felt necessary – keep an eye on the website or our facebook pages.
Amended 27th May 2020 – D/ and E/ deleted, see separate post re Club Matches Resuming
Observance of these rules should help to keep you/others safe whilst fishing. However, remember you are primarily responsible for your safety – so do take care, and fish responsibly.
BEFORE FISHING YOU MUST:
A/ OBTAIN YOUR 2020 – 2021 CLUB CARD – See important previous post HERE. Above all, please respect the privacy/any desire for ‘social distancing’ of Roger Higginson and his family and follow his directions.
– Clubcard renewals (not new memberships) can still be handled by post if you prefer, see previous post [as above].
– If you already this years clubcard the gate code has been changed back to match the number shown on it.
B/ HOLD A CURRENT ROD LICENCE.