Leigh Mill Fly Fishing Syndicate

Members only. No day tickets

Latest news (as of 15 June 2021)

The new 2021-2022 fishing season started on the 1 March 2021. 

During last year’s fishing and with the onslaught of this terrible virus that is Covid-19, we had to close the lake from the end of March to mid-May and introduce restrictions during the three lockdowns. Despite these traumatic and unprecedented events, the fishing has never been better. The lake was, and still is, in excellent conditions and a record number of visits to the lake was registered and the highest catch for the past 5 years or more has been recorded.

With the extension of the restrictions imposed on STEP 3 of Government road map out of the third national lockdown we will have to wait a bit longer to see the lifting of all restrictions. Nevertheless, the new season expectations are high.


Membership of the Leigh Mill Fly Fishing Syndicate.

Should you wish to find out about our membership in general or the types of membership on offer, cost and availability, few rules, etc… please refer to the “Membership” web page.


COVID19 Update – 15 June 2021 (Note that the following relates to fishing activities only)

The Government road map out of the third national lockdown is continuing. The Government has, of yesterday, decided to extend the STEP 3 of the road map for another 4 weeks. STEP 3 started on the 17 May and now will go up to the 19 July (this may change).

Below are the restrictions applicable to STEP 3 and only related to fishing activities:


Travelling to the lake.

You and your guest(s) should continue to plan ahead and travel safely.

Should you and your guest(s) have been travelling recently from or to England, you should have checked the restrictions in place and followed these restrictions before coming to the lake.


Gathering at the lake.

Outside:

You can meet up to 30 people.

However, it is recommended that you:



      1. minimise the number of people you meet within a short period of time to limit the risk of spreading coronavirus (COVID-19).
      2. Maintain 2 m distance with other anglers and their families/guests

Inside:

You can meet up indoors with people you do not live with, either:

  • In a group of up to 6 from any number of households (children of all ages count towards the limit of 6)
  • In a group of any size from up to two households (each household can include an existing support bubble, if eligible)

However, it is recommended that you:

  1. minimise the number of people you meet within a short period of time to limit the risk of spreading coronavirus (COVID-19).
  2. Maintain 2m distance with other anglers and their families/guests
  3. Wear a mask while indoor

We will be providing an update of the above restrictions if and when required.

Should you have any queries related to the above guidelines, please contact our Secretary, Jean-Pierre Ruch on 07855 164369.

Further details can be obtained by consulting the Angling Trust and Government website.