River Blackwater

Yateley, Surrey

OS Map Reference: SU 82606 61212
Postcode: GU46 7UU
Water Type: River
Designation: General River
Facilities: Secure Car Parking
Contacts: Head Bailiff: Mr P Goodyear
Deputy Bailiff: Mr G Whatley
Local Police: 101
Stock: Barbel to 7lb +
Chub to 4lb
Dace to 1lb
Roach to 1.5lb
Perch to 2lb

This small river, with its overhanging trees, which shall be thinned out in the future, and straights for trotting, contains a mixture of fish species from silvers to Carp and the occasional Barbel.

Tackle and Tactics

Suitable for most river tactics, although the venue is largely shallow with fast shallow runs into deeper areas.

Fish the deeper areas and glides for consistent sport and check out the over hanging trees and rafts for the Chub.

Record Fish

Farnham Angling Society Record

Species lbs:ozs:drms kilo.grms Date Captor
No Records Caught From This Venue Yet!

Local Bye-Laws

  • Members can fish the banks marked in blue on the map.
  • Night fishing is permitted, for Junior Members Bye-law 4.r. applies.
  • Please ensure that the gate is locked at all times, even if it was open on your arrival.

News & Articles

Famous Yateley Fisheries Bought by Farnham Angling Society !

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Tight Lines, Chris Ball & the Yateley Complexes – 19th January 2013

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Yateley East Complex


Just off Sandhurst Road, Yateley, Hampshire

Directions & Parking

From the M3, exit the M3 at Junction 4a, signposted, Farnborough. Bear left, following the signs toward Yateley / Reading. Proceed straight on for approximately two miles passing the Royal Engineers Gibraltar Barracks and shortly after the barracks turn right at the roundabout and go straight across at the next roundabout. Follow the road for approximately one mile through Cricket Hill into Yateley itself. Turn left at the roundabout at the end of the road on to the B3272 and, after 100 metres, turn right into Sandhurst Road.

Drive past Weybridge Mead on your left for 200m and on your right you will see the entrance to the East Complex, leading to Summer Pit, the River Blackwater, Match Lake, Copse Lake Nursery Lake.

The River Blackwater runs through our land from the north western corner to the south eastern corner.

Please take particular care when entering and leaving the East Complex as the traffic can approach quickly from the right as you leave.

No parking on the Sandhurst Road / Yateley Road is permitted and anyone found to have parked on the verge will face disciplinary action. Please ensure that all gates are locked and secure before you leave the fishery.