River Blackwater - Farley Farm
Located between Farley Hill and Swallowfield, on this main tributary of the Loddon. 1,400 m of single bank fishing; downstream of the ford runs for 600m; upstream stretch is 800m. Average depth 1.0m – 1.5m, medium or slow flow, mostly like a mini Loddon, with a few faster areas. Plenty of silver fish, decent chub, some barbel, pike and perch; occasional large carp.
Grid Ref: SU 744 635
Directions: Nearest postcode is RG7 1XL - this is Nutbean Lane. From there turn down Ford Lane. Be careful that the SatNav doesn't route you through the ford from the Swallowfield side - it is very deep and rough. Approach from the Arborfield/Farley Hill side.
Parking: Private T&DFC car park off Ford Lane (north side of the ford).
Fishery Access: north bank of river, via public footpath that leads both ways from car park.
Open: 16th June to 14th March inclusive, 5.30 am to 10.00 pm
Fishery Rules: ALL GENERAL CLUB RULES, plus one rod only