Copthorne Common

West Sussex

RH10 3LE

Tel: 07812 073435



Pike have been introduced on Jack's Lake from November 2009 - dead bait methods only allowed, no lure fishing - please see Paul before pike fishing.


All fish should be returned safely to the water immediately.

Barbless hooks only (size 6 maximum) on Jacks Lake.  Micro-barbed or barbed hooks only on Micks Lake (ask if unsure).

Unhooking mats to be used at all times.

No braided mainlines, lead core, fixed rigs or plastic leaders.  

Keep nets only to be used during matches.  

No carp sacks to be used.  

All nets must be completely dry on arrival.  Please ask if unsure.

Peanuts and tiger nuts  are not permitted.

Minimum 10lb line is recommended for carp angling.

All juniors under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  

Mick's Lake is for 16s and over only.

The following are banned: fires; bright lights; barbecues; loud noises; music. No dogs under any circumstances.  

Please drive responsibily down the approaching lane.

Any sightings of damaged fish must be reported to the owner of bailiffs.

Access onto the lakes is forbidden, particularly in extreme weather conditions.  

Use of boats is only by prior agreement with the owner.

Excessive alcohol uasge, unsociable behaviour and littering will not be tolerated.  

Please use the toilet facilities provided, not the surroundings!

The owners reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone, even where ID cards have been purchased, or to ask individuals to leave if they break any of the above rules.  Bailiffs have the same authority if the owner is absent.

The owners cannot be held responsible for any damage or injury to any person, property or vehicle at the fishery.

Anglers should ensure they have a valid fishing licence when they come to Hunters Lodge - we are visted regularly by the Environment Agency.


We welcome responsible and considerate anglers and hope you enjoy your time at Hunters Lodge!