Island Lake Exclusive Bookings

Island Lake is also available to book in advance on an exclusive basis for dates in the current calendar year. subject to availability. Existing bookings can be seen on the Island Lake Calendar accessible from the home page.

The maximum number of anglers permitted on a private booking is fifteen (15 swims), otherwise all our usual rules still apply.

The cost for 2024/2025 on an 'exclusive' basis is £140.00 weekdays and £180.00 weekend days and bank holidays per 23hr period during March to November.  Bookings during December to February are £ 120.00 per day.

A non-refundable deposit of £30 is required to secure dates and the balance is due two weeks before fishing dates. All payments can only be made by bank transfer.

These cannot be booked directly through the website and any enquiries must be made by email to thealefisheries@


All bookings are subject to acceptance by all members of the party of all Theale Fisheries Fish Welfare Rules, Site Rules, Island Lake Additional Rules & Ammendments and Theale Fisheries Terms & Conditions. (all available to view on this website). It is the responsibility of the individual booking the 'exclusive' to ensure all members of the party are compliant with these and in particular please note the following fish welfare and equipment disinfection requirements as placing a deposit is your confirmation of acceptance.

Very Important Information Regarding Fish Welfare

 Viral fish diseases are continuing to spread and any damp or wet tackle and equipment is not safe. Make absolutely sure all your fishing gear is clean and completely thoroughly dry before entering on to the fishery.

In addition all landing nets, stink bags, unhooking mats, weigh slings and water buckets must be thoroughly disinfected in the 'dip' tank according to the instructions provided at the 'dip' tank station before entering onto the fishery.

  If all members of the party cannot or are not prepared to comply with these requirements you must not book an 'exclusive'.

Equipment Disinfection Requirement Statement

I fully accept and confirm that all members of the party are able to and will comply with the disinfection requirements above and that they will be on 24hr video surveillance and that failure to carry out this proceedure BEFORE  they enter the Fishery will result in the whole party having to leave the Fishery without refund and a ban from all Theale Fisheries waters