Polepushers AC Rules

  1. THAT THIS CLUB BE CALLED ‘THE POLEPUSHERS ANGLING CLUB’.
  2. THAT ALL MEMBERS HAVE A VALID FISHING LICENCE.
  3. THAT THE JOINING FEES BE £10.00/£5.00 CONCESSION PER YEAR AND PAID AT THE AGM.
  4. NO MEMBER SHALL WEIGH IN FISH OTHER THAN THOSE HE HAS CAUGHT HIMSELF WITH A SINGLE ROD,LINE AND HOOK WITHOUT ASSISTANCE IN LANDING.
  5. NO MEMBER TO CHANGE HIS DRAW PEG NUMBER OTHER MATTERS TO BE LEFT TO THE MATCH COMMITTEE.
  6. ANY MEMBER WISHING TO LEAVE THE CONTEST MUST NOTIFY THE MATCH COMMITTEE AND SHALL THEN BE DEEMED TO BE OUT OF THE CONTEST. UNLESS ARRANGED PRIOR TO START OF MATCH FOR THERE FISH TO BE WEIGHED IN BY ANOTHER MEMBER.
  7. DURATION OF CONTEST FIVE HOURS,OR MAJORITY VOTE OF PARTICIPANTS BEFORE DRAW.
  8. THAT THE DRAW FOR PEGS BE MADE IN AN ORDERLY FASHION.
  9. THAT PRIOR TO THE DRAW PEGS NOT WANTED BE TAKEN OUT. ANY MEMBER ARRIVING LATE TO PAY BEFORE DRAWING FROM REMAINING PEGS.
  10. NO SALMON PIKE OR TROUT TO BE WEIGHED IN.
  11. THE TOTAL MEMBERSHIP SHOULD NOT EXCEED TWENTY ONE.
  12. THAT THE MINIMUM JOINING AGE BE SIXTEEN.
  13. THE POINTS SYSTEM TO BE USED IN ALL CONTESTS, OTHER THEN STATED.
  14. ELECTION OF OFFICERS TO BE ANNUALLY AT AGM.
  15. THAT ANY MEMBER MISCONDUCTING HIMSELF SO AS TO RENDER HIS REMAINING IN THE CLUB AN ANNOYANCE TO OTHER MEMBERS, COMMIT WILLFUL DAMAGE TO FENCES, FAILING TO CLOSE GATES,CONSTANT ILLEGAL FISHING OR IN ANY WAY ACT IN AN UNSPORTSMANLIKE MANNER,HE SHALL BE SUMMONED TO APPEAR BEFORE THE COMMITTEE WHO WILL DEAL WITH HIS CASE AS THEY SEE FIT.
  16. THAT MEMBERS SHALL BE ALLOWED TO PLUMB THE WATER TEST RIGS,MIX GROUNDBAIT AND PLACE KEEPNETS AND BANKSTICKS IF NECESSARY.
  17. THE CLUB WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ILLEGAL ACT OF ITS MEMBERS.
  18. ALL MEMBERS WHO FISH DO SO AT THERE OWN RISK.
  19. ANYONE NOT WISHING OR UNABLE TO FISH DUE TO WORK HOLIDAY OR ILLNESS MUST NOTIFY A COMMITTEE MEMBER NO LATER THAN TWO DAYS BEFORE MATCH.
  20. ANY MEMBER THAT DOSEN’T TURN UP TO FISH WITHOUT NOTICE SHALL HAVE TO PAY THERE PEG FEES FOR THAT MATCH.
  21. ANY MEMBER WITH A COMPLAINT SHOULD PUT IT IN WRITING AND ATTEND A MEETING.
  22. NO LITTER OF ANY SORT TO BE LEFT AT YOUR DRAWN PEG.
  23. THREE OR FOUR MEMBERS WILL BE ALLOCATED THE TASK OF PEGGING THE MATCHES SO THAT IN THE EVENT OF A MEMBER UNABLE TO ATTEND THIS LEAVES OTHERS TO DO THE JOB.
  24. ALTERATIONS OR AMENDMENTS TO CLUB RULES ARE TO HAVE A SECONDED AND BE EXPRESSED IN WRITING TO THE SECRETARY 14 DAYS PRIOR TO THE AGM.
  25. NO RULES TO BE MADE OUTSIDE THE AGM UNLESS AN EXTRAORDINARY MEETING IS CALLED WITH AT LEAST HALF THE MEMBERS PRESENT.
  26. MONEY OWED TO THE CLUB MUST BE REPAID BEFORE FISHING THE NEXT MATCH.
  27. DRAW TIMES WILL BE AT 8.00 AM UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ALL PEG FEES TO BE PAID AND POOLS MONIES PRIOR TO THIS TIME.
  28. ALL FISH TO BE PLAYED AND LANDED AT THE DRAWN PEG ONLY.
  29. MEMBERS MUST NOT LEAVE THEIR PEG TO FEED A SWIM.
  30. THE USE OF FLOATING BAITS IS PROHIBITED.
  31. MEMBERS MUST FISH 10 MATCHES MINIMUM TO GUARANTEE THEIR MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL FOR THE FOLLOWING YEAR IF NEW MEMBERS ARE WAITING TO JOIN.
  32. IF A MEMBER FAILS TO NOTIFY A COMMITTEE MEMBER ABOUT NOT FISHING BUT STILL PAYS FOR HIS/HER PEG FEES THEY WILL RECEIVE 1 POINT FOR THAT MATCH.

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