Osier Lake Closed due to fish Spawning
As of now 10th of June 16:00 Osier Lake is closed for fishing
due to spawning fish. Anyone currently on the lake right at
this moment in time, please finish your session today, keeping
away from fish spawning activities. We will post an update and
re-open the lake once spawning is over.
Reading Fishing Club Permits
Please note from this week 7th June 2021 onwards, RFC permits
can be purchased from Angling Direct on the following days of
the week only. Thursday, Friday and Saturdays.
This is Angling Direct Company Policy. Thank you for your
AGM of Reading Fishing Club
Subject to the planned easing of Covid restrictions taking place,
the 2021 AGM of Reading Fishing Club will take place on Tuesday, 6th July, starting at 8pm, at the Kennet Valley Social Club
Reading Fishing Club memberships for the 2021-22 Club year
It is time once again to renew our memberships for the
2021-22 Club year, which will run from 16th June, 2021 to
15th June, 2022.
All existing members will have been contacted either by
email or post providing you filled in your permit renewal
form last year with all the required information.
1. Permit renewal forms are available for download from the
2. You will have until the 30th of June to renew your existing
permit before any spare permits go on sale to
potential new members.
3. You will need to produce your current permit as proof of
membership when purchasing your new permit.
4. If you are renewing your permit via post, you must
enclose a photocopy of your existing permit and a
stamp addressed envelope.
5. Permits will be available either from Angling Direct
Reading or by post as per the permit renewal form.
6. Please note that it is cash or cheque only.
7. Anyone who has an existing permit for 2020/2021
season that has not been contacted by Reading Fishing
Club either via email or post by the end of May 2021
regarding the renewal for the 2021/2022 season, will
need to contact the club to inform us so that we can
arrange for you to obtain your new permits for next
We have kept the fees the same as last year to compensate
for the loss of the fishing at Beale Park.
F.Y.I MATCH UPDATES
There is a new booking 30.05.21 on soke road champion match.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MEMBERS BEALE PARK LAKE
Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond the Club’s control,
our new licence to fish at Beale Park Lake means that access to
the lake will be restricted to the following days and times
FROM 12th APRIL ONWARDS
NO FISHING AT WEEKENDS
NO FISHING MONDAY, 3rd MAY
NO FISHING MONDAY, 31st MAY to FRIDAY, 4th JUNE INCLUSIVE
FISHING PERMITTED ON OTHER WEEKDAYS (until 5pm only
Mondays and Wednesdays) from 12th April to 15th June
Please be aware that there may be paddle sports taking place
on some weekday afternoons and fishing areas may be restricted.
We ask all members to adhere strictly to these restrictions in
order to safeguard the future of our fishing at this venue.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MEMBERS
The EC have agreed the following new addition to Local Rules for Beale Park Fishery (page 20 in your permit). 8. The use of any live fish as bait is prohibited. This new rule takes effect immediately
COVID 19 REGULATIONS ON OUR FISHERIES
It is vital that members adhere to the guidelines below, any
transgressions will be severely dealt with and may result
in withdrawal of membership or the re-closure of fisheries.
1. Maintain social distancing of a minimum of
2 metres AT ALL TIMES.
2. Use disposable gloves or clean hands with sanitiser after
handling locks/gates etc.
3. Minimum distance of 15 metres to adjacent angler.
4. No keepnets or carp sacks to be used.
5. No non-fishing guests permitted.
2021/2022 PERMITS AVAILABLE FROM
ANGLING DIRECT - READING
The Io Trade Centre, 9, 8 Deacon Way,
Reading RG30 6AZ
Phone: 0118 941 2896
WELCOME TO READING FISHING CLUB
Reading Fishing Club is affiliated to Reading & District Angling Association, and is one of the founder members when the association was formed in 1923. The club is also a member of the Angling Trust and Kennet Valley Fishery Association.