Code of Conduct.
Rutland Water Fly Fishers (RWFF) encourages its members to be responsible anglers at all times and follow the voluntary Code of Conduct below when angling.
RWFF members are encouraged to:
Angler & fish
Support the good name of fly fishing in every way possible
Treat fish with respect, foster good fish welfare and handling practices
Keep fish out of the water for the shortest time possible, especially when taking photos
Use barbless hooks where possible when fishing C&R
Angler & other anglers
Have respect for other anglers
Demonstrate good boatmanship when out on the water
Encourage those interested in fly fishing to join RWFF
Encourage participation in matches, working parties and the RWFF social programme
Support other RWFF members and encourage sharing of information to help all
Help those who are new to the sport and those who are visiting Rutland for the first time
Angler & our environment
Show respect for the water park, wildlife and the surrounding countryside
Leave no litter, especially fishing line
Have respect for members of the public who are using the water park
Support charities which use fly fishing as a force for good (WaterAid etc)
See also our Club Rules.