THE BARNES AND MORTLAKE ANGLING

AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY

 

THAMES YOUNG MARINERS (TYM) LAKE RULES

·         Anglers must be a BMAPS Member and in possession of a current EALicence. These must be carried at all times and be available for inspection bythe Bailiffs and TYM Staff. 

·         TYM is an all year round venue but fishing times/days are strictly asdirected by TYM, via the BMAPS Secretary. 

·         Two rods maximum. 

·         No barbed or semi-barbed hooks or those with barbs crushed down. 

·         Semi-barbed hooks may only be used whilst predator fishing during theWinter months (1st November-31st March) - See alsoSection 51 of the BMAPS Rule Book. 

·         No fixed rigs. All rigs to be fish friendly so that any entangled fishcan shed the leads. 

·         A minimum 24" landing net and an unhooking mat must be used.  

·         No carp sacks, tubes or keep-nets are permitted. 

·         For the general consideration of all Lake users no dogs, radios, BBQs,fires or glass/metal containers are permitted. Mobile phones are to be useddiscreetly. 

·         Only designated swims are to be fished and water users eg. swimmers tohave priority. 

·         All Members will keep to the prescribed footpaths and ensure gates areclosed behind them. 

·         All vehicles must park in the designated areas and display theappropriate BMAPS parking permit. 

·         There must be no interference with the wildlife of any kind. 

·         Failure to observe these rules will result in the offender being removedand banned permanently from TYM and then brought before the BMAPS Committee. 

 

Secretary BMAPS -October 2011