- All matches except
Open's, shall be strictly confined to members of
Littlemore Angling Society
- Pegs shall not be less
than eighteen yards apart.
- Competitors may proceed
to their peg once they have drawn their peg number, but
they shall neither break nor disturb the water, other
than to place their keepnet, prepare groundbait, test
their float and plumb the depth, until the signal to
start is given. On no account must a feeder be used to
plumb the depth.
- An icebreaker can be
used to break frozen water
- Competitors must stay
within one yard of their peg number. Their swim shall
extend from a point directly opposite their peg to a
point one yard above the next peg used downstream.
Competitors may wade providing the water does not extend
above their knees.
- Competitors must use
only one rod, one line and one hook at any one time.
Spare rods may be taken and ready for use.
- Any bait may be used
with the exception of spinning baits, live or dead fish
and any artificial bait. (Bloodworm & Joker banned on
Littlemore A.S. & O.D.A.A. waters June to October 1st)
- Competitors must retain
all fish in Keepnets, which comply with the relevant
Environment Agency Bylaws. All fish shall be returned to
the water after weighing-in. Any competitor can have fish
weighed and returned to the water during the match if
they think that to place them in a net will cause them
undue injury or distress.
- Competitors must be present at
- A points
competition will be run on selected matches. and will be
fished for each season on the matches listed in the
permit. Points will be allocated on each match as follows..
Winner 25pts, 2nd
19pts and so on. Each angler that weighs in will be
awarded 1pt if they finished below 20th
place. In the event of a tie in any match the points will
be shared equally. In the event of a tie at the end of
the series the angler with the highest aggregate weight
over the matches shall be deemed the winner.
- The top 16 anglers at
the end of the season will compete in the Inter Club
Knock Out Cup the following season.
- All points shield
matches to be fished on Littlemore A.S. waters where
possible. Otherwise on waters beneficial to the club.
- Competitors are
responsible for ensuring that their peg is clear of
litter. No competitor will have his or her catch weighed-in
until the peg is cleared. Any angler leaving litter at
their peg will be disqualified. (This includes peg
- All species to count
with the exception of game fish, Pike, Zander and crustaceans.
- Match times are as
Draw 7.30. Fish 9.00-14.00
Draw 8.00. Fish 10.00-15.00
Draw 12.00. Fish
- Prize money will be
announced before the start of each match.
- Anglers must weigh-in
to gain entry into the Blind Pairs Trophy.
- A short walk will be
offered to a competitor with disabilities. Those
competitors must notify the Match Secretary before the
- All Pools money to be
paid to 1st,
2nd & 3rd
on all matches
- The “Golden Peg” will
feature on all Official Littlemore A.S. matches, set by the committee. Entry
is £1.00. The Pool will be capped near to £100 and a new Pool started. The Draw for the
Golden Peg will be made after the match. Winning angler can
have a draw for each Golden Peg but can only claim the first one drawn. The
angler that draws the Golden Peg must win the
match outright to win the prize collected to date. (A tie
for first place will not count). No Golden Peg on shared matches.
- All anglers Must have 2
carp approved keepnets for matches on commercial
fisheries. One for carp and one for silver fish.
- No surface baits on any
for matches are £2.00 peg fee (Various on Commercials), £1.00 Golden Peg
(Optional) and £5.00 Pools (Optional) £1.00 Section Pools (Optional) and
£1.00 Summer/Winter/Prior Cup Pools (optional). No other pools will operate
- Booking in on matches will be
first come first served. However if the match is over subscribed, the angler
already fished in the competition will have priority
All interpretations of the Match
Rules and any Rules made on any match shall be made by the Match
Secretary. These rules will be Final.