River fishing in Reading

Location

This stretch of river is on the south bank in Reading, in King’s Meadow park and then along the towpath to the confluence with the Kennet. The park and towpath are to the north of Napier Road (and the Tesco Extra). RG1 8DF.


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Description

A long stretch of riverbank in a council controlled park and on a council controlled towpath supplying free coarse angling on the Thames in Reading. For the council’s webpage for this venue click HERE.

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Details

OWNER / CLUBReading Borough Council
Details of owner / clubCLICK HERE
Website of owner / clubCLICK HERE
TICKETFree
SEASONStandard coarse season
ROD LIMIT
BAITBOATS ALLOWED
BOATS ALLOWED
DOGS
NIGHT FISHINGYES
HOOKS (usage rules)Barbed or barbless
KEEPNETSYES (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
BREAMYES
BARBEL
CHUBYES
TROUT
GRAYLING
RUDD
DACE
ROACHYES
PERCHYES
CRUCIANS
EELS
GOLDEN ORFE
GEN. COARSE FISH

Nearest pub

The Corn Stores, 10 Forbury Rd, Reading RG1 1SB.

Reading area page

Berkshire Thames page

Berkshire fishing page

See town/village/area pages for weather report, nearest supermarkets and tackle shops.