River Worfe - Fishing Regulations
Members are reminded that at all times and in all circumstances they must respect wildlife and the lessor’s property.
- Fishing will be fly only with conventional fly fishing tackle.
- No hooks larger than size 8 (old). No lures.
- No longshank hooks except specialist Mayfly patterns. Barbless or de-barbed hooks to be used.
- A current Environment Agency Rod fishing licence must be held.
- Size limit for trout on the river Worfe is 10” (245mm) overall, from the tip of the snout to the extremity of the tail.
- Members may return fish of size limit and above but on reaching the catch limit they must cease fishing. Returned fish of size limit and above count towards the bag limit
- If a fish is so hooked that it is bleeding it must be retained irrespective of size, and will count towards the bag limit.
- A member has at any time the right to inspect another members catch who will not refuse to exhibit the same.
- All visits are to be recorded in the returns book provided. Nil returns are required.
- The fishing season will be from 18 March to 7 October inclusive every year.
- Bag limit. The total bag limit from the whole of the river Worfe fishery is 6 trout in any one day. The total bag may be made up from any section or sections. The sections are ‘Double bank’ or ‘Rochelles Farm.’
- Parking and access is only allowed at the locations indicated on the maps.
- Members may wade from a station, but not wade continually upstream or down
- There are restricted areas on the ‘Double bank’ section near the pump house and in the village of Worfield refer to the map.
- There is a restricted area on the ‘Rochelles Farm’ section near the sandstone cliffs refer to the map.
- No lead shot to be used and no monofilament line to be discarded at the fishery. No dogs, litter or radios etc will be permitted.
A condition of access to Worfield village water is that the privacy of village residents must be respected at all times.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2017