Brockhurst Moat – Gosport – PO12 4BJ

Water Information & Updates

This moat is managed as a general mixed fishery, which holds a small head of large Carp, small head of Tench, Bream, Roach, Rudd, Perch and Pike. No close season exists on this water, however we reserve the right to close it at any time for fishery management purposes throughout the year.

Covid 19 Additional Update

PDAS Update 11th May 2020

Following advice, the PDAS are pleased to confirm the following in addition to the General Water Rules and Specific Water Rules:

1 – All waters will re- open on Wednesday 13th May at 12 noon, NO anglers allowed on any water until 12 noon as preparations for re-opening will not be finished until this time.

2 – All waters will have restrictions to conform to Angling Trust guidelines.  This could mean for example that certain swims are closed and taped off. Under NO circumstances is fishing allowed outside the swims that are open. Any additional water rules will be posted at the specific water and the club website individual water pages.

3 – Maximum stay on any water is limited to 24 hours.

4 – Anglers must always maintain a safe distance (minimum of 15 metres) from other anglers whilst fishing on the water. There is no sharing of pegs or fishing tackle except by members of the same household.

5 – Anglers MUST carry their own hand sanitizers to use after opening gates and pad locks.

6 – Anglers must only travel to venues on their own or with other members of their family. Cars must not be shared.  Take particular care when parking not to break social distancing rules.

7 – Bailiffs will still be checking memberships and adherence to rules. This will be carried out at a safe distance, you need to show your membership and not pass it to the bailiff. Do not approach within 2 metres of a bailiff.

8 – Do not visit any water if you have symptoms of COVID-19. Stay at home and follow Government advice on isolation.

9 – Anyone breaking these rules or existing club rules will be asked to leave and reported to the disciplinary committee.

Please stay safe and be responsible for your actions to protect yourself and other anglers and understand that there may be times you turn up and all swims are taken.

If you have any concerns or are unsure of anything, please contact the pond warden or the fishery team, telephone numbers are in handbook or on website contact page.

These rules may be subject to change at any time as government advice changes. Please regularly check the website, our social media, Forum and read notices on the waters.

Water Rules

All general water rules apply plus the following:

  • 1. Fishing is ONLY permitted from one of the purpose built swims.
  • 2. No angler’s shelters of any type may be setup outside of the swim or on the path and the area above the swim. The area above the swim must be kept clear at all times.
  • 3. No digging and or damage to vegetation of any kind permitted.
  • 4. Pre-baiting is allowed on this water. Maximum of 1 kilo.
  • 5. Raking of swims is allowed on this water but all weed must be piled neatly out of the water, but raking may only be carried out with consideration of any anglers already fishing nearby.
  • 6. Pike fishing only between 1st October and 31st March.
  • 7. Maximum stay on the water is 24hrs.
  • No fishing at any time in the areas between A, B C and D on the water map.
Contact Information

Pond Warden: Paul Champion Telephone: 07780 731409

Assistant Fisheries Officer: Mark Davies Telephone: 07950 475288

Fisheries Officer: Steve Mottershead Telephone: 07801 759479

Club Match Dates
This water will be closed on the following dates –

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