Fishing in Caversham

Location

This Thames venue is in a park on the north side of the River Thames in Lower Caversham, between Caversham Bridge (where the A4155 crosses the river at Bridge Street) and Reading Bridge. George Street at the east end of the venue contains a pay and display car park. RG4 8BY.


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Description

A stretch of river in a council controlled park supplying free coarse angling in Reading. For the council’s webpage for this venue click HERE. Fishing is not allowed upstream of Wolsey Road. The upstream half of the fishing section holds a large island (Frys Island) which splits the Thames in half; this section contains further islands providing more features for angling.This is a popular park and the river can be very busy in summer.

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Details

OWNER / CLUBReading Borough Council
Details of owner / clubCLICK HERE
Website of owner / clubCLICK HERE
TICKETFree fishing
SEASONStandard coarse season
ROD LIMIT
BAITBOATS ALLOWED
BOATS ALLOWED
DOGS
NIGHT FISHING YES
HOOKS (usage rules) Barbed or barbless
KEEPNETS YES (subject to specifications below)
SIZE

Keep nets must have the following specification:

-have no knotted meshes or meshes of metallic material
-have holes smaller than 25mm
-be more than 2 metres long
-have supporting rings or frames less than 40cm apart and more than 12cm in circumference

Species available in this venue

SPECIES PRESENT TOP WEIGHT
CARP
PIKE
CATFISH
TENCH
BREAM
BARBEL
CHUB
TROUT
GRAYLING
RUDD
DACE
ROACH
PERCH
CRUCIANS
EELS
GOLDEN ORFE
GEN. COARSE FISHYES

Nearest pub

The Fox and Hounds, 51 Gosbrook Rd, Reading RG4 8BN

Reading area page

Berkshire Thames page

Berkshire fishing page

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