FOR ALL CAFE ENQUIRIES CALL 01473 830414 - THANK YOU

DAY TIME TICKETS*** We are running a window hatch service for day tickets on Match Lake 1 and Match Lake 2 from Monday to Sunday and the Traditional Lake (£10 for max 2 rods) Monday to Thursday. All of the pegs on the Match Lakes will be available EXCEPT the Night fishing pegs on Match Lake 1 (1,17,19,37,39).

Please read the guidance HERE -   PLEASE READ  ***

NIGHT FISHING TICKETS***   BOOKING ONLY - 24 hour and 48 hour sessions ONLY on the Big Lake, Traditional Lake and Match Lake 1 Night Swims can be made by calling 01473 832327:

MONDAY to SUNDAY between 9am to 12pm.  

Bookings can only be made a MAXIMUM of 1 week in advance.

PLEASE HAVE YOUR CONTACT PHONE NUMBER AND BANK CARD DETAILS READY FOR WHEN YOU MAKE YOUR BOOKING 

All anglers must pre-book individually and can only book 1 swim by phone with a card payment.  CALL 01473 832327, at which time we will allocate a specific peg to you and explain all the restrictions and procedures that will be in place.  There are limited pegs available due to social distancing.  Read our additional rules HERE!

PLEASE NOTE ANYBODY ARRIVING FOR NIGHT FISHING WHO HASN'T PRE-BOOKED WILL BE TURNED AWAY AND PLEASE DO NOT RING OR MESSAGE OUTSIDE THE TIMES SPECIFIED.

  Thank you for your continued support, Stu, Bex and Nick. 

The Rules of the Lakes

NO BRAIDED MAINLINE to be used on any lake unless it is to be used on a spod or marker rod. 

General
No dogs allowed on site at any time.
Any person who wishes to visit an angler must have permission from a bailiff.

Carp Fishing
Unhooking mats compulsory.
Must have at least 42" landing net.
Must not leave rods unattended.
Barbless hooks only.
Fishing from numbered pegs only.
Only fish from one swim at a time.

No particles(Hemp & Sweetcorn can be used)
No plastic baits.
No Sacks.
No fixed leads
No open fires (portable bbq's acceptable)
No litter.
No visitors allowed without prior permission.
Parking in designated areas only.

General Coarse Fishing
No keepnets.
Fish from one swim at a time.
Two rod limit.
Barbless/microbarbed hooks only.
No night fishing.
No litter.

Pike Fishing
You must be equipped with an unhooking mat, minimum 10 inch forceps and a large landing net.
Barbless or semi barbless hooks only.
Minimum line strength 15lbs
Wire traces minimum 18 inches long
Live baits only allowed i bought on site
No live bait to be brought onto site whatsoever.
You may only fish one swim at a time.
Fishing from designated area (see map).
Park only in marked areas.
Return all fish.
Please use toilets.
Care of fish is paramount.
Pike are fragile, maximum care must be taken.
No Litter.

Age
Under 16s are juniors
An adult must accomany under 14s
An adult must accompany under 16s on match lake 1&2
Over 12s require a junior rod licence.

The safety of juniors is of paramount importance to us. Please abide by the rules.

Match rules
Fish care and water quality are our main priority at Suffolk Water Park. Please use tactics and bait to reflect this.

Bait
No Cat Food
No Floating Baits
Do not throw spare bait in until the match has finished.

Keep nets
Two Nets to be used, one for silver fish, one for carp (max 50lb). Go above 60lb in a net you wil be disqualified.

Tackle
Hooks: manufactured barbless hooks only.
No bump barb or modified hooks.
No fixed rigs, including Paternoster and loop method.
Elasticated method feeders are allowed
No floating poles
No tapping poles on the surface

Weighing in
All fish to be handled with care.
No sliding fish down keep net into weigh sack.
Return fish to water carefully - preferably at water level.
No throwing or tipping back from waist height.

Speed limit
A speed limit of 10 mph around all lakes at all times.

Environment
We will endeavour to keep the fishing environment suitable for match fishing.
ALL litter to be removed from your peg.
No trees or vegetation to be damaged.
No bait additives to be used that will affect water quality.

These Match rules are for protection of fish stocks and to make your fishing experience more enjoyable. Anyone not following the rules may be banned from further matches. The Fishery Management's decision on all matters is final.