Amendment to Club Rules for Tarka Swims


Bideford & District Angling Club do not accept responsibility for loss or damage to cars, tackle or personal belongings.

  1. Club Membership Cards, Environment Agency Licences and Day Tickets (as applicable) must be carried at all times, and produced on request. 
  2. Fishing from platforms only. 
  3. Barbless hooks only.
  4. No fixed rigs.
  5. Maximum of TWO rods per person. 
  6. No rods or poles to be left unattended at any time.
  7. No nut baits. 
  8. No carp to be kept in keep nets (unless during a club organised event.)
  9. All fish to be treated with care and returned to the water unharmed. 
  10. All juniors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 
  11. Fishing is from dawn to dusk. Night fishing by booking only with a minimum of 24 hours’ notice*.
  12. Unhooking mats must be used.
  13. No litter to be left whatsoever. 
  14. All dogs to be kept on a lead and mess to be cleaned up and removed. 
  15. No fires, all barbeques to be laid on the gravel pathways, please ensure barbeques are extinguished fully and removed after use.
  16. No destroying bank side vegetation or wildlife.
  17. All noise to be kept to a minimum at all times (radios etc.)
  18. Members are expected to conduct themselves in a considerate and non-disruptive manner.
  19. No braid or lead core.

*Please see the notice board for coarse secretary contact for booking night fishing. 



















Dean Siford


Tarka Swims, Rules

Coarse Section