General Fishing Rules

  1. No dogs allowed on the premises whatsoever.
  2. Children are always welcome .
  3. Barb less, single hooks only.
  4. Each angler must have a suitable landing net for all catches.
  5. Unhooking mat compulsory.
  6. No braided lines to be used.
  7. No keep nets.
  8. No more than two rods per person.
  9. A current rod licence must be in force and produced upon request.
  10. Do not fish over or through the reeds and plant life.
  11. Fish only from the designated swims.
  12. Do not use multiple swims unless you vacate the previous swim taking all your tackle etc. with you.
  13. Your ticket allows you to use the whole site with exception of reserved swims.
  14. All vehicles including push bikes to be parked in designated car parks only and are not to venture on to any other part of the site.
  15. Radios, personal stereos and the like are not permitted unless used with headphones and must not be heard by the next swim.
  16. No cutting or damaging trees, bushes, reeds or any other plant growth.
  17. All fish caught on this lake to be returned as soon as possible to the spot they were landed. No keep nets.
  18. No peanuts, tiger nuts or blood worm jokers.
  19. No litter or waste tackles to be left on the banks. Put it in the bin right away.
  20. No wading.
  21. We reserve the right to add or amend the rules as a situation arises.
  22. Boilers only to be used on the hook, not to be loose fed. Only non bio-degradable baits allowed.
  23. Hours of fishing are dawn till dusk unless a night ticket is obtained.
  24. Please do not climb banks surrounding the northwest side of Finches main lake.
  25. Finches accept no responsibility for any loss or damage to fishing tackle, cars, persons or any other property, however caused.
  26. Spectators only by prior agreement, one per angler.

Pike Fishing Rules

Pike Season is October 1st to March 15th

Please report to Mick or Lech for local

pike fishing rules


Drift Road, Hawthorne Hill,Near Maidenhead, Berks SL6 3ST


07990 525642

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