BARBLESS AND DE-BARBED HOOKS ONLY. NO BARBED HOOKS ALLOWED.
“For the welfare of our fish and to ensure that anglers get to enjoy Thornwood Springs for many years to come, we ask that everyone kindly respects and abides by the following rules. Thank you! “
Peter Thurston, founder of Thornwood Springs
- Barbless or de-barbed hooks only, 8 lbs+ breaking strain line to be used at all times.
- No boobies.
- No more than 2 flies at once.
- No rod sharing.
- No dogs.
- A suitable sized landing net must be carried at all times, with a priest.
- All fish caught in the ‘Catch & Release’ pools and/or areas are to be kept in the water at all times whilst being unhooked, prior to release.
- All catches are to be logged and reported back to management, this includes ‘Catch & Returns’ and ‘Catch & Release’ fish.
- All litter must be taken home.
- Tickets to be purchased prior to fishing.
- Anglers must hold a valid Rod licence.