About

At just over an acre in size Dragon is the first lake you come to on entering Lavender Hall Fishery.

Dragon has two central islands with 21 pegs available to fish and has proved to be one of the most popular match/pleasure lakes at the fishery with the match record currently standing at 198lbs.

It’s 5ft on average and 6ft at it’s deepest in open water areas. Depths of 2ft around the two islands but be wary of fishing to close to the islands as there are tree root’s present.

The lake stock really is sublime with plenty of carp and f1’s to go for. There is also a few silvers as well.

There is a aeration system in place that provide’s perfect conditions for this heavily stocked mixed species lake.

​Dragon is also very suitable for disabled anglers as it is possible to park your car/s right behind one of the five BDAA award winning peg’s that are very user friendly and are ideal for anglers who struggle with mobility etc.

Rules

We take pride in looking after our fish, the rules are designed to ensure the fish come first

  • Anglers must put all litter in the bins.
  • No surface fishing.
  • No bagging wagglers.
  • Barbless hooks only.
  • Minimum breaking strain line of 4lb
  • Please respect fellow anglers.
  • 2 rod limit per angler.
  • Make sure all net’s, mat’s and slings are dipped in our net dip before going down to the lake.
  • No braided reel lines.
  • No guest’s.
  • Dog’s are allowed only if they are quiet and well behaved. Make sure to clean up after them.
  • Anglers must have a current rod licence.
  • No bolt rigs, make sure the lead can drop off if the fish get’s snagged etc.
  • Any anglers breaking these rules will be asked to leave without a refund.

Match Rules

  • Two Keepnets or more must be used from the start in all matches.
  • A 66lb limit in each net with fish distributed evenly between nets.
  • No swinging fish in, a landing net must be used for every fish.
  • No bait to be thrown in after the match. Use bins provided.
  • No pole cups over the water before all in.
  • Match official decisions are final.
  • Offenders will be disqualified.

Fish Care Rules

  • Please check fins are flat to the fish before lifting the net. Unhook fish in the net/mat and put the fish back in the water with the net.
  • NEVER STAND UP WITH FISH.
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