Draycote COVID 19 Update

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Draycote 16th June 2020

We have reviewed our guidelines with regard to two people fishing together from a boat.

From Wednesday 17th June you will be able to fish with your chosen boat partner

In line with the Angling Trust Guidelines we recommend a face  covering when moving the boat under power, we also recommend you bring your own sanitiser to use as & when required during you visit

Hand Sanitiser is provided at the lodge for when you book in or out.

Call the Draycote lodge for further details 01788 812018

The following sign with instructions is located at the pontoon walkway please follow the fishery staff instruction’s to avoid delays & ensure we maintain social distancing guidelines on the pontoon




All Anglers

Wait Here

2. Fishery Staff will call you forward onto the pontoon.


3. Boat Numbers will be allocated once your called forward.




Prevent Queuing & Delays

Minimize your journey to & from the boat.




Do Not Tackle up in the boat next to the pontoon, staff will instruct you to leave the pontoon as soon as possible.



Two Anglers fishing together MUST BE READY when called to come onto the pontoon together.



The angler in charge of the engine will enter the boat first while his partner passes him/her the tackle.



Minimize Queues & Delays

If you require to leave the pontoon to pick up other tackle items it should ONLY BE ONE OF YOU, the other angler in charge of the engine remains in the boat.

Returning to the pontoon



Fishery staff will be controlling the number of anglers on the pontoon at any one time.

BE PREPARED TO WAIT for their instructions for you to come forward & secure the boat to the pontoon.



On returning have your tackle ready to vacate the boat & pontoon as

quickly as possible.



Boats & Life Jackets will be

Disinfected after every session.



At all times comply with the instructions given by the fishery staff, this is to ensure we meet our current operating guidelines & social distancing rules.