Please observe the following rules of the Lakes;


  • Ensure all mats & nets are dry before commencing fishing
  • Use barbless hooks only
  • Use unhooking mat and landing net.
  • Use a disgorger

Do Not

  • Use bloodworm or jokers
  • Use oil based bait
  • Kill any fish or take away from the fishery
  • Commit any act which may cause pollution of the water
  • Commit any act which may interfere with or be a nuisance to any other person using the lakes
  • Cause any damage whatsoever to any tree, fence, hedge or to the banks of any lake


  • You must have a valid Rod License.
  • No Keepnets
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dogs must be kept under strict control
  • No radios, fires or BBQ’s at any time
  • Leave no litter
  • You must be within 4m of any rod in the water
  • Please pay bailiff in attendance on banks
  • Pike fishing from 1st October to 15th March

Pike anglers should also

  • Use 12Ib minimum breaking strain line
  • Traces 18″ long and 20Ib wire (minimum requirement)
  • Barbless or semi-barbed hooks
  • Forceps and long nose pliers
  • Lures and dead baits are fine – NO live bait.

Night Fishing

  • Night fishing available Buy your tickets in advance or pay on the bank (by prior arrangement).
  • Please note gate closing times. If parking in the main or top car park your vehicle will be locked in.
  • In an emergency please ring the Police on 999, who have access to the lakes.
  • If not an emergency, we have the right to charge a call out fee of £30 you can call security on 01635 524 303.

Vehicles must be parked in venue car parks only. No vehicle to be parked in surrounding areas. Vehicles are left entirely at the owner’s risk. We accept no responsibility for any loss, or theft of personal items.


Contact Info

Seven Lakes Fishery Paices Wood Country Parkland Paices Hill Aldermaston Reading RG7 4PG

Phone: 0118 940 8500

Web: Seven Lakes Fishery

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