Leighton Buzzard Angling Club


Rackley and Tiddenfoot are open. You may fish Tiddenfoot for three nights and then must leave for twentyfour hours, this temporary change is to allow others access to the lake. Some swims may be marked as out of use to maintain social distances. Maintain social distance from all other Tiddenfoot Park users. Also note that junior anglers may not fish at night.

Claydon update : Claydon will be open as usual on June 1st but with new coronavirus rules applied regarding distance between anglers. You must fish by one of the white painted wooden markers. Only one angler per swim allowed.

River Ouzel : The River Ouzel will open when the national closed season ends.

Match fishing : The Government have given permission for match fishing to resume.

Any member failing to follow the rules below or any other club rule will have their membership book removed and a disciplinary procedure started, you will be at risk of a ban from membership if you break our club rules. You will especially be at risk of a ban if you are abusive, aggressive or unwilling to follow instruction from one of our club officers. Be patient, be calm, waters will be very busy. Swims will be in great demand.

Coronavirus rules and guidance for club members.

1.   Only one person per swim plus one family member over 15.

2.   At Claydon only one angler per swim, no exceptions, by request from the Claydon estate.

3.   Two family members may accompany an angler if both are under 15. They must stay in your swim.

4.   Stay 15 metres from other swims where anglers are fishing whenever possible.

5.   Stay 2 metres from other people at all times.

6.   No socialising in swims is allowed. The one angler per swim rule applies here.

7.   If a club officer wants to check your membership booklet please open it to the member details page.

8.   Ensure your membership details can be seen by the club official. The club official will not touch your book.

9.   Carry hand sanitizer with you. If you touch gates or locks ensure you thoroughly clean your hands.

10. Be patient and polite. There may be a shortage of swims on some waters.

Check our website and Facebook pages for updates to these rules.

Stay safe, be patient, obey the rules.


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