Fishing at Partridge Lakes whilst maintaining social distancing

Partridge Lakes Fishery have implemented additional procedures that must be observed by all anglers to ensure a safe experience for all our anglers & staff. The below outlines those procedures. These terms & conditions are subject to change without notice. 

As of Wednesday 13th May 2020. To ensure we can deliver a safe fishing experience for all our anglers whilst ensuring we keep our staff safe we are changing the way we fish at Partridge Lakes. The guidance is regularly changing and we will be regularly reviewing the procedures we have put in place. Please stay up to date with the latest changes by following our Facebook page and website.

We hope that our anglers will appreciate the steps we have taken to give you the comfort to get back out on the banks whilst maintaining social distancing whilst ensuring our staff remain safe at all times.

1.   General Rules

  • Day tickets, Bait & Tackle are now to be purchased online. The deadline for this will be midday the day before you intend to fish.
  • Day Tickets are subject to availability.
  • Partridge Lakes will be a 100% Cashless site, any purchases made on site must be made using card payments, preferably contactless.
  • Access will not be permitted without a valid day ticket for the date of your visit. If you do attend the fishery without a valid day ticket for that day you will not be permitted entry.
  • You must only fish on the lake specified on your ticket.
  • EA Rod License number must be entered when buying your day ticket.
  • Tickets will be sent electronically via email to the email you enter during your online checkout, please ensure you have access to this mailbox as you will need this to be checked by a member of staff before being permitted access to the venue.
  • We have a drive to the click and collect area to collect your pre-ordered bait. Again, you do not need to leave your vehicle.
  • Once you have collected your bait you must go directly to parking in the car park nearest to your intended lake. Park up, Unload & head directly to your peg to begin your days fishing. 
  • Tickets are non refundable or transferable.
  • Park only in designated areas, only park in the main car parks.

2.   Gold Members

  • Gold Members, do not need to purchase online.
  • You must check in at the Main Gate and present your valid ID pass
  • If you do not have your pass please text 07469 981 743 so we can contact you as a priority as soon as possible. We are currently receiving a lot of calls.
  • Gold Members are required to use the website to order their bait in advance or use the onsite Tackle Shop from 8.00 am on wards. 
  • No new Gold Memberships will be available at this time.

3.   Fishing Rules

  • All normal fishery rules apply with these amendments, Normal Fishery Rules. In light of a conflict then the rules stipulated in the Covid-19 terms will supersede.
  • No Keep nets.
  • Max 2 rods on the whole complex, including Holbar.
  • No Sharing of Fishing Tackle.
  • No moving pegs, choose your peg and stick with it.
  • Bivvys directly on your peg only.
  • No sharing of landing nets.
  • Only members of one household per car.
  • Only members of one household per peg.

4.   The Café

  • The café will be operating on reduced menu and reduced staff to ensure we can maintain to social distancing.
  • The café will only be operating under reduced hours.
  • You must adhere to 2m social distancing whilst queuing for the café.
  • All food served is to be taken away and cannot be consumed in the café area.

    5.   The Tackle & Bait Shop 

  • The on site Tackle & Bait Shop is open to everyone, not just anglers fishing on site,  It is open currently for reduced hours of 8.00 am – 2.30 pm. 
  • We are fully stocked with live bait including maggots, casters & worms, along with a range of groundbaits, pellets & tackle. 


Partridge Lakes reserve the right to suspend access to the fishery for any anglers at any time. Anglers suspended from the use of the fishery will not be entitled to any refund of costs nor can Partridge Lakes Fishery or anyone representing Partridge Lakes Fishery ( Determined by the proprietor of Partridge Lakes Fishery) be held accountable for losses or damages.