Rules

Genets Carp Fishing Lake Rules

In order for everyone's carp fishing holiday at Genets lake to be as enjoyable as possible we ask that clients adhere to the following rules:

  • Please do not arrive before 1pm and depart no later than 10:00am.
  • Maximum 3 rods. Strictly Barbless or Micro-Barbed hooks only. We recommend using minimum 12lb, maximum 15lb, breaking strain line.
  • No braided mainline.
  • Strictly no leaders of ANY description... tubing must always be used. We have had instances of tethered fish dying because unsafe leaders have been used.
  • No bent hooks, no tether rigs, no longshank hooks. No rods to be left unattended.
  • No boats... but baitboats are allowed.
  • Please treat our fish with consideration. Good quality large weigh slings & carp cradles are provided at each swim free of charge. A good antiseptic to be used as required, i.e. Klin-ik.
  • Please organise your peg (landing net, carp-cradle, container filled with lake water, camera, weigh sling) so that you can return the fish within 5 minutes (after disinfecting hook wounds)
  • NEVER stand while holding a fish for photos. Fish must be held low over a carp cradle. Fish safety is paramount at all times!!
  • No sacking of fish at any time. Fish must not be kept in a retaining-sling, please weigh & photograph your fish & then return it to the water asap.
  • No marking of fish. Please use the supplied weigh-tripods to assist with the safe weighing of larger fish.
  • No Shelf Life (preserved) boilies. We have bait freezers to store your fresh boilies.
  • Any type of Goo product is not permitted to be used.
  • ONLY carp pellets supplied by Genets carp lake France can be used. PLEASE DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN PELLETS - YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO USE THEM.
  • No nuts of any description. No Maggots. No particles, except maize which is prepared & supplied by us. Pre-prepared Hemp in sealed jars is allowed from reputable suppliers ie Dynamite, however use of hemp is limited to 5kg per angler per week. Tinned sweetcorn is allowed.
  • No rubbish to be left in the swims - please use the rubbish bins & recycling containers provided. No swimming. No pets allowed. No fires. Please respect your fellow anglers.
  • Carp cradles should always be wet before use. Never stand while holding or carrying a fish... use the weigh slings provided.
  • Please do not use the bankside as a toilet. If you do you are liable to be asked to leave immediately without compensation
  • Do not leave cigarette ends in or around the swims, ashtrays are provided if required.
  • Drug use is absolutely forbidden. Offenders will be asked to leave with no refunds.
  • NO heavy drinking, NO shouting or general bad behaviour.
  • Any angler not respecting the lake rules may be asked to leave immediately without compensation.

USE OF MOBILE HOME

  • The mobile home is strictly no smoking.
  • Please leave the mobile home in a tidy condition when you leave.
  • Put all rubbish in a black sack & leave outside the door.
  • Make sure that all washing-up is done & put away.
  • Do not leave any unused food in the fridge or cupboards.
  • Please, no bedding, quilts or pillows, to be taken from the mobile home to use around the lake.