Our lakes are considered some of the premier specimen venues in the UK with specimen group membership, season tickets and casual day tickets available.
Black Swan Lake - Open to members only
The largest lake at the country park comprising of a 84 acre former gravel pit with two islands and 40 swims. The lake has been continually stocked for the past 20 years and is notable for surprising anglers with many unknown fish. Open to specimen group members only with a waiting list for new members.
Please note: the Black Swan Lake waiting list is currently closed due to a lengthy waiting time.
White Swan Lake - Open
Our premier fishing lake with 90 swims over 24 acres of former gravel pit. It is stocked with top quality Carp, Rudd and Roach. Open to day tickets and day season tickets for daytime fishing. Night fishing open to specimen group members only with a waiting list for new members.
Please note: the White Swan Lake waiting list is currently closed due to a lengthy waiting time.
Twyford Reserve - Open to members only
An excellent all round fishery with 15 swims around a 26 acre gravel pit, weir pool and stretch of the River Loddon. A low stocking of carp with good tench, bream , pike, barbell and chub. Open to specimen group members only with a waiting list for new members.
River Loddon - Open
This majestic river winds its way across the western side of the country park. You can find an exceptionally good quality of fish in the river, with Barbel, Chub, Perch and Pike being the main target. Fishing the river within the country park is open to casual day tickets and day season tickets. Please note a closed season applies from 15 March to 15 June.
Before fishing, please read our fishing rules (PDF document).
Casual day tickets and day season tickets for the River Loddon, White Swan lake and Longmoor Lake at California Country Park:
You can purchase casual day tickets from our car park ticket machines. Please see Fishing Charges below.
Day season tickets can be purchased by telephone card payment. Please email email@example.com for further information.
Fishing is allowed from 7am to dusk. Night fishing is open to specimen group members only. A flexible closed season applies on our lakes, which are currently open.
Please read our specimen group members night fishing rules (PDF Document)
If you have any further questions please give us a call on 0118 9342016 Option 2.
Casual Day ticket:
|Day Season Tickets ||1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022 |
| Standard ||£82.50 per rod |
| Concession (under 16s, pensioners, disabled |
|£60.50 per rod |
(Maximum 2 rods per person)
|Annual Specimen Group Memberships ||1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022 |
|White Swan Lake ||£671.00 per person |
| White Swan Lake (winter only) ||£264.00 per person |
| Black Swan Lake ||£671.00 per person |
| River Loddon ||£140.00 per person |
| Twyford Reserve ||£300.00 per person |
| Gold Ticket ||£1320.00 per person |
| Guest Ticket ||£30.00 per person per night |
(guest tickets can be used for a maximum of 3 nights (72 hours) - Black Swan, White Swan, River Loddon and Longmoor Lake only. No Guesting on Twyford Reserve.
Our specimen group memberships are so popular, we have to operate a waiting list system. To join a waiting list, please complete and return the application form below and email to firstname.lastname@example.org The deposit payment to be made once you have returned the form. Payment is by credit/debit card by telephone. No cash payments taken. Tel: 0118 9342016 Option 2.
Please note that due to the lengthy waiting time of approximately 4-6 years, the Black Swan, White Swan and GOLD waiting lists have been closed for the foreseeable future.
Other fishing opportunities
Wokingham borough is home to a number of other fishing venues. Visit the council's fishing webpage for more information.