Adventure Angling Society
for fishing around the Basingstoke area





Willow Pool

Please note the venue hosts shooting on certain dates see news page for info.

Willo Pool


The best fish recorded from the lake to date are:

  • Carp 22lb 8oz
  • Chub 4lb 2oz
  • Bream 8lb
  • Perch 2lb 14oz
  • Roach 1lb

Pleasure bags of over 100lb have been recorded.  Nethertheless the above is not necessary typical of the entire stocking or it’s potential.


Important information with regard to Willow Pool, the following is intended only as a brief guide and and is not a complete list. Please see the Rule Book for full details.

  • One rod only from March 1st through to September 30th

  • No audible alarms during the above period

  • No Boilies

  • No Bivvies

Willow Pool Closures 

20  May      2017  Work Party          10 September  2017 Oxoid
                                                            17 September  2017 Adventure 
21  May      2017  Swallowfield         
24 September  2017 RAE                    
4 June         2017  Adventure            1 October         2017  Swallowfield
2 July         2017  RAE                       8 October         2017  Adventure
                                                            15 October        2017  Camrose
16 July        2017  Camrose               26 November   2017  Adventure
                                                             25 March         2018  Camrose
23 July        2017  Adventure             29 April           2018  Adventure
30 July        2017  Swallowfield         
14  May            2018  Camrose
13 August   2017  Adventure             
19  May            2018  Work Party
20 August   2017  Camrose                
 3   June           2018  Adventure
Far Bank Closed For The Schools From 4-00pm 2017
 3,17 & 26 May.- 7,14,21 & 28 June.- 5 July


Please Note. Adventure AS in partnership with the EA is actively promoting Angling to young people. To maintain this initiative it will be necessary to close parts or all of Willow Pool at short notice. Please respect any closure for the above purpose.

Exchange Venues

RAE Fishing Club - River Blackwater
Approx 13 miles of the River Blackwater at Eversley/Swallowfield. Offering Roach, Dace, Perch, Godgeon, Bream 5lb., Chub 6lb. Barbel 10lb, Carp 12lb, and Pike.

Stacey's Fishing Club
4 Lakes at Tadley, Barlows Old @ New, Market Lake and Soke Road. Mixed fishing offering Carp, Bream, Tench, Crucians, Roach, Rudd and Perch.


Cove Angling Club
Cove offer two venues. Cove Pit at Theale Post Code RG7 5DR and Chaley Park at Normandy Post Code GU3 2AA. More details to follow.


It is a requirement that to fish any of the above venues you must be in possession of a current and appropriate exchange permit. All of the above venues are regularly bailiffed and have secure Parking.

For more information and permits contact Roger Sargeant on 07770-928304