Allandale Tarn (01506) 873073 
*SPECIAL NOTICE*              Last updated 28/10/20

Due to the continuing Covid 19 situation, we are all having to make changes in the way we go about our daily lives, this includes whilst fishing. The fishery is open and we continue to make every effort to plan for your safety whilst fishing here as best we can in these unusual & developing times. We will follow and adhere to any changes in the Scottish Government guidelines & we ask you to do the same, so the below listed working protocals may be subject to change. We will try to keep everything as simple as possible while still taking into account yours & our safety at all times. As such, you may wish to check back in here prior to making a booking to ensure you are updated to any changes!


*PLEASE NOTE, THAT THE WEARING OF FACE COVERINGS WHILST IN THE FISHERY OFFICE/SHOP, IS NOW MANDATORY!..

1.) You can pre book if you prefer & I would recommend this or at least calling ahead to ensure we are not full, as we have reduced angler numbers on both waters at this time. However booking is not essential & we are accepting walk in customers. If  you book ahead, please state your name, date of fishing & estimated time of arrival. You can call the fishery direct on (01506) 873073 for bookings and enquiries.

2.) Bring all your own equipment, including NETS. We will not be renting out or loaning equipment at this time.

3.) Only 1 customer in the office at any time. No sitting inside for lunch either. Sorry! You must also now wear a face covering whilst inside the fishery office.

4.) The shop is open. Fishing bits & bobs, Tea, coffee, cold drinks and basic snacks are available to buy.

5.) Angler numbers have been reduced for your safety. Any children fishing should of course be accompanied by an appropriate adult.
Although we have always welcomed large family groups accompanying individuals who are fishing, please understand that as we have chose to reduce paying angler numbers to allow everyone more free space, so we really cannot have large numbers of non anglers on site at this time. We ask that non fishing visitors be kept to a minimum, so please take this in to consideration when booking.

6.) The toilet facilities will of course be open.
* WASH YOUR HANDS REGULARLY!*
On top of our regular cleaning, please spray down any handles on the way out using the dissinfectant sprays provided.

7.) Signposted hand sanitizing stations will be located at various points, including:
.a The outside wall of the toilet block in the car park.
.b On the wall just before you go into the office.
.c The inside wall of the open sided shelter located half way around the Tarn.
*Please note that the changing hut will remain closed for the foreseable!

8.) Please be mindful of fellow anglers!.. Abide by the guidelines in regards to social distancing, which is currently the 2 meter space rule.

9.) If you have a temperature or feel unwell in any way, DO NOT venture out. Stay at home & seek medical advice if required. Contact your local GP practice or dial 111. If an emergency, dial 999.

10.) Staff will be wearing items of PPE in the form of a face mask or a full face shield etc. Please don't take this personelly. This is equally for ours and your protection, as are any other measure we have put in place. The wearing of face coverings for both staff & customers, whilst in the office, is now mandatory as of 10/7/2020!..

11.) Please pay heed to current government travel restrictions & guidelines where applicacable.

12.) You can pay in cash as normal. A hand santitiser station is located just as you enter/ leave the office.

The fishery gates open at 8am. Our current hours of fishing are 9am - 4:30pm everyday, except Monday's & Tuesday's, as we are now closed these days over Winter!.
 
Tight lines, enjoy & stay safe!
*Iona @ The Tarn*
 
 
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