Canterbury & District Angling Association

After receiving feedback from members regarding the change made to Byelaw 16e) during last season, the Committee has agreed to revert to the original wording, changing only the number of qualifying work parties to make it easier for those members with time restraints to book a place in the draw. Bye-law 16e) will now read:

Members may not occupy swims on Association Waters more than 5 hours before the start of the season except that where members have completed at least three approved working parties they may occupy swims no more than 12 hours before the start of the season.

--MANDATORY NOTE TO ALL ANGLERS--
Due to a local outbreak of K.H.V. no keepnets to be used on any still waters. Dip tanks are in place on all stillwaters. Nets, mats and slings MUST be dipped (FULLY immersed) for a minimum of 15 minutes. Keep nets are allowed on the River Stour (only) from the start of the river season.

Pump House Lake is the middle sized of the three, and so named for the irrigation pump which is housed in the shed at the end of the lake, the inlet pipe runs out into the middle of the lake and can be clearly seen: beware of this man made snag when fishing the nearby swims. The lake is well stocked with Carp to 16-17lbs and Tench to 3lbs.

Only two sides of the lake are fishable, the other being tree lined, provides ideal cover for the Carp. All methods and baits will give good catches with early morning and evening being the best times.