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Fishing hooks UK
Lake and pond fishing in UKMany, or, to be more correct, almost all lakes in UK are private. The water owners usually do organize some environment for anglers on their lakes.
Therefore water owners can set up they own rules of using fishing hooks UK. For example, many water owners in UK can specify the number of hooks per rod, number of hooks per angler, using of barbed and barbless hooks, range of hook sizes and other details of the fishing rigs used. Avoiding to comply with these local rules can be even a criminal offence, but usually anglers, who breach local rules of the fishing just banned from using this water in future. That is why it is very important to know the local rules and strictly follow them.
How to learn the local rules selected fishing pond or lake in UK?
Rivers and channelsIt is very important to know the limitation for sizes of allowed fishing hooks UK. For example, if you would like to fish for Eels (Anguilla anguilla) it is prohibited to use hooks smaller than 12.7 mm (0.5 inches), or size 2-1/0 (check the size of particular hook manufacture – the actual size can be different), but this hook size rule is only applicable during close season.
Also, special rules can applied for fishing in a Sites of Special Scientific Interest. It is always necessary to check, where these sites are and which rules are applicable there, it is better to ask in the local fishing shop UK, they should know.
Sea fishingSea fishing is completely different from any coarse fishing. There is no close seasons and there is no limits on fishing hooks used in UK. The only rules can be applied for fishing in a Sites of Special Scientific Interest, like Spurn National Nature Reserve, or for minimal fish sizes, especially for the fishes of commercial interest, like sea bass or cod.
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