Licence to Fish in Lake on Private Land (Individual Angler)

Fishing Licence for Angler using Lake or Pond

PROP.LAN.46

This Fishing Licence for Angler using Lake or Pond can be used by a landowner to allow an angler to fish in an inland body of water on the landowner’s property. The angler must be fishing for private, non-business purposes. 

This Fishing Licence is suitable for use where the licensee is an individual angler fishing in a lake. Please see our alternative templates for use where the licensee is an angling club or for river fishing.

Clause 1 contains definitions.

The Fishing Rights are defined as the right to fish in a particular body of water using rod and line. There is an optional right to carry fish away.

The Licensor can use the “Permitted Days” and “Permitted Hours” definitions to specify the times at which the Licensee may exercise the Fishing Rights.

The definitions of Parking Area and Water make optional reference to a plan. It is recommended that a plan is included so that the extent of the land being used is clear.

Clause 2 contains the grant of the Licence and the right to use the Parking Area.

Clause 3 contains the Licensee’s covenants. These cover payment of the Licence Fee, exercising the Fishing Rights in accordance with laws and byelaws, and a requirement for the Licensee to maintain public liability insurance.

Clause 4 contains some standard clauses including a requirement for notices to be served in accordance with section 196 of the Law of Property Act 1925. This means that notices should be delivered by hand or sent by recorded or special delivery post. If the notice is sent by recorded or special delivery post, service is deemed to occur at the time at which the letter would “in the ordinary course” be delivered.

Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused options should be removed from the document.

This Fishing Licence for Angler using Lake or Pond is in open format. Either enter the requisite details in the highlighted fields or adjust the wording to suit your purposes.

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