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Welcome to the Yeovil and Sherborne Angling Association


To Download the Sherborne Lake Application Form Click on our PRICING Link.


Below are the entry and exit times to fish Sherborne Lake for the next 4 months. Your gate card will need to be used at all times. Please to not enter before these times and ensure you have left the grounds by the exit time or dark , whichever is soonest. This is all subject to no further lockdowns or restrictions due to Covid19. These times are subject to change so check our website prior to fishing.

Fri 13th Nov to Thur 26th Nov         Entry - 7.15am        Exit - 16.45pm

Fri 27th Nov to Thur 10th Dec         Entry - 7.30am        Exit - 16.30pm

Fri 11th Dec to Thur 7th Jan 2021   Entry - 7.30am        Exit - 16.45pm

Fri 8th Jan 2021 to Thur 21st Jan 2021    Entry -  7.30am        Exit - 17.00pm

Until the 31st October Fishing only from the south side pegs 1-41 only

From the 1st November, anglers will also be able to fish the “Shallows”, “Lawns” and pegs 42 to 73.

Social Distancing must be adhered to at all times. 

Our Covid19 rules 1 & 2 no longer apply but still keep your green licence book handy just in case it needs to be produced.

In addition from the 1st October our Coronavirus Rule 6 (No walking around, you must stay on the peg you choose) will no longer apply.

This is to allow pike anglers, especially those who lure fish to enjoy their sport. However it is important to respect others fishing and to social distance at all times.

All other Coronavirus rules remain in force.

The Committee thank all our members for their patience and understanding.


Good News at Long Last for our Sherborne Lake Members.

As from Thursday 4th June Sherborne Lake will be open to anglers for fishing.

Please ensure you read and full understand the Rules below prior to fishing Sherborne Lake as it is important for the safety and well-being of all our members and Sherborne Castle Estate Staff.

1. Anglers must stop and show their licence (Green Club Booklet) at the ticket office prior to entering the Castle Grounds and also display the sticker in their windscreen. If you fail to show your licence (Green Booklet) you will be refused entry.

2. The opening times for Anglers is 10:00am to 5:00pm. This means all anglers must have left the castle grounds before 5:00pm as the gates will be locked.

3. Fishing only permitted on the South (Platform) Side Pegs 1 to 41. All other areas strictly out of bounds.

4. No Guest Tickets will be sold.

5. No Non Fishing Guests.

6. No walking around. You must stay on the peg you choose to fish.

7. Keepnets can be used (for fish under 2lb) and we advise that all fish over 2lb to be returned to the water immediately and all fish in spawn must be returned immediately (rule 19).

8. Anglers must adhere to the social distancing rules unless from the same household.

9. For the safety of all anglers, if an angler breaks the social distancing rules laid down by the government they will forfeit their membership.

10. Cars to be parked in accordance with our rules but leave a good space between vehicles.

For the safety of all, if you have Coronavirus or Symptoms of Coronavirus, Please Stay at Home. Fishing at Sherborne Lake or other fishing venues is not a place where you can isolate.

Sherborne Castle Estate have now adopted the Track and Trace System in accordance with Government guidelines and are now noting your fishing licence number upon entry.


- 02/11/20
To View Our Additional Rules for Covid19 including Entry/Exit Times and where to fish, Please scroll down for Details. Social Distancing at All Times.................................. Match - Sherborne Lake - NO FURTHER MATCHES UNTIL LOCKDOWN LIFTED............................... Xmas Match Tickets on sale from Mon 2nd Nov until Monday 30th November, Cost £15 available from the Match Secretary. Tickets cannot be purchased after this date.Y&SAA will donate £80 for extra prizes.