Rising Sun Fisheries

Three fantastic fishing lakes near York

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Rising Sun Fisheries Lake Rules

  • Fish safety is our number one priority.
  • All anglers to be in possession of an EA Rod licence.
  • Maximum 3 rods may be used.
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
  • Gates must be kept closed at all times.
  • Open 7am to 7pm, later by permission and prior booking (see night
  • No open fires; BBQs are allowed.
  • Intoxicated or anti-social anglers will be asked to leave.
  • All litter to be taken away.
  • No visitors allowed except by prior arrangement; anyone found to have unauthorised visitors during opening hours or after hours will be asked to leave.


  • Company manufactured nuts and particles are allowed.
  • Any self-prepared nuts of particles must be checked by bailiffs.

Tackle and Fish Care

  • Minimum 36-inch landing net required.
  • Large unhooking mats or carp cradles to be used at all times.
  • 12lb line minimum.
  • Barbless hooks only; anyone found using barbed or micro-barbed hooks will be asked to leave.
  • Rig checks in place by bailiffs.
  • Carp care kit must be used to treat all hook holds or any damages on fish.
  • No lead core leaders; safe-zone leaders and rig tubing are allowed.
  • No fixed leads; leads on clips, semi-fixed, or running rigs must be able to free themselves in the event of the line parting.
  • When using chods or helicopter rigs the hook link must be able to slide off the main line.
  • No braided main line.
  • Only spod and marker rods.
  • Fish may be retained for maximum 10 minutes to sort out photos and equipment; no sacking fish.
  • All fish to be returned to the water; anyone found removing fish will be reported to the Police and prosecuted. Names will be passed to other fisheries and banned.