Rules of Fishing


Pools will re-open on Wednesday 13th May from 7am to 7pm.

Additional rules will apply though – please see attached. You must comply with them please to be able to fish at Top Barn Fishery.  Please bring exact rod fee of £5 – change will not be given – full details attached.

TBF Covid Rules

Thank you and please stay safe.

Safety at the Pools:

  • Please ensure that you have a current Environmental Agency licence
  • Children under the age of 16 yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Unhooking mat needed.
  • Please use the car parks: do not park around the pools.
  • Please take all litter and surplus fishing bait home.
  • Only barbless hooks should be used.
  • Hooks will be checked.
  • Landing nets must be dry before use on our pools.
  • No keepnets.
  • One permit per rod.
  • Do not leave rods unattended.
  • No night fishing.
  • No floating bait, bottom fishing only.
  • Please abide by all safety notices.

Visitors fish at their own risk.
Top Barn accept no responsibility for any injury, loss, or damage to property while fishing.