General Rules 

  • Yellow/Red card rule. If you are deemed to have broken any of the below rules we will issue you with a yellow or red card, 2 yellow cards = red. 

  • Departing guests must leave the site no later than 10am and new arrivals are asked not to arrive before 1pm 

  • 3 rods only all year 

  • Unless totally necessary shelters, bivvies etc should not be set up on the grass, keep within the chipped swim to save the grass 

  • If adverse conditions dictate that the site/tracks are saturated it may not allow access to the swims via car. If this occurs Nic will help transport your tackle to swim 

  • Under no circumstances leave litter in and around your swims. Bin bags are provided and there is an ashtray in every swim. (Please leave bin bags by gate) 

  • No glass on site (Jars etc are an exception)

  • Do not do what bears do in the woods anywhere other than our onsite toilet

  • Gas cookers and BBQs not to be left unatended under any circumstances

  • Please leave all facilities as you found them, breakages must be reported and paid for 

  • Dogs allowed (by prior agreement) on exclusive lake bookings only. All mess to be cleared. 

  • No disposable BBQ’s to be placed on grass 

  • No open fires, they are illegal in our area 

  • On-site boat only to be used to free snagged fish and is used 100% at your own risk, a life jacket must be used and the boats returned to the correct mooring. 

  • Safe use of bait boats is allowed 

 

Fish Safety and Care 

  • We provide each angler with landing net, unhooking mat, weigh/retention slings. These MUST be used. 

  • Do not bring any mats, nets or retainers onsite 

  • Mats and retainers to be left hung up as found

  • Fish to be left to recover for 5 minutes in net before photos and 5 minutes after in retainer 

  • Fish not to be lifted from water in net, break the net down and slide into the retention sling, make sure fins are flat and lift to unhooking mat 

  • Fish should be out of the water for as short a time as possible, have everything organized 

  • Retention slings must not be used for more than 15 minutes.  

  • Please call Nic anytime day and night if you land any fish over 50lbs 

  • Ensure all weighing and landing equipment is thoroughly wetted before removing the fish from the water 

  • Be aware that buckets of water and mats will get very hot in sunlight

  • Please ensure the Steri7 and Orahesive fish care provided is used on any wounds and hook holds 

  • If you crack off, have to pull for a break or snap off on a fish then you must tell Nic 

  • If you have a fish that you are not confident handling then just call Nic, he will happily come down and do your photography with you anytime day or night. 

  • All fish over 45lbs must only be photographed in the water. 

 

Rigs 

  • 15lbs breaking strain mainline minimum 

  • No fixed leads, leads must be able to detach easily using leadclips, Drop of inlines or Helicopter C-Clips

  • When using a leadclip the tail rubber must only be pushed on lightly 

  • No fixed hooklinks on helicopter set ups they must be able to detach easily from leader 

  • No barbless hooks. Micro or barbed only (Atomic hooks available on-site) 

  • Leaders to be attached via knot only, beads and swivels must be able to pass over the knot easily 

  • No Leadcore or any wire cored leaders

  • Tubing, flurocarbon leaders, Leadless, Sunksten & Diffusion Camo type leaders are ok (Atomic Sunksten leaders available on-site) 

  • Rig checks will be carried out at any time during your trip. 

 

Bait 

  • A maximum of 10kg of shelf life boilie per angler per week  

  • A maximum of 1 jar of prepared tigers per week per angler 

  • No other nuts allowed 

  • 4 pints of maggots per person per week maximum 

  • Only particle purchased on-site or from reputable brands can be used. 

  • Only the Coron feed pellet to be used 

  • Plastic/rubber/artificial Baits are not allowed on Lac du Coron 

  • The Goo is not allowed on Lac du Coron 

 

Treat Lac du Coron, its surroundings and its fish with respect. This is a natural and tranquil fishery so be aware of the way your behavior may affect other anglers. Fish responsibly and well and you will have a brilliant trip. 

 

If you break any of the above rules or are issued a red card then we reserve the right to terminate your trip without any notice, compensation or refund. 

 

Asking for a bit of help or guidance from Nic is not a problem at all, if you need clarity on any of the above just ask him when you arrive and have a chat over a coffee or a beer. 

Lac du Coron, our rules.

 

The most important rule of all is respect, respect your surroundings, the fish, the lake, us and the facilities.