Situated at the heart of the Isle of Wight, Rookley Country Park offers unrivalled on-site accommodation and facilities, and easy access to all the great attractions the island has to offer. Our well stocked fishing lakes and bait and tackle shop are ideal for experienced anglers, with personal tuition available for enthusiastic beginners.
The small lake is around 3/4 of an acre and is a general coarse fishing lake containing a variety of species including Roach, Rudd, Perch, Tench, Golden Tench, Mirror Carp, Common Carp and, Perch, Tench, Golden Tench, Mirror Carp, Common Carp and large Crucian Carp to 3lb 12oz. The lake record is now over 20lbs.
The large lake is around 2 acres. This is the specimen lake, containing mainly Carp. The Carp total around 130 double figure fish with over 100 20lb plus fish and 20 over 30lb, all with good growth rates. Most of the fish are from the fast growing Fishers Pond strain and are predominantly Mirrors. The lake record is at present over 40lb.
Also on site is a small but well stocked tackle shop, selling everything you may need, including worms, fozen and shelf-life boilies, groundbaits and pellets, as well as terminal tackle and larger items from many leading companies - Shimano, Tracker, Delkim, Fox, NAsh, Carp Company, Korda, CC Moore, JRC, Shakespeare, Mainline, Kryston ETC.
ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED.
Angling tuition is available from the on site PROFESSIONAL ANGLERS ASSOCIATION COACH Tim Oatley, including coaching for Novices to tips on specimen carp angling.
A tackle hire service is also provided including all that would be needed for a days fishing on the little lake (not including bait), to cradle mats for the larger lake.
Kieron Axten, Staffordshire
Tuesday 24th March 2015 : Good news , the large lake has done its first 30lb plus common . Pete Aylett had the much sought after blue common at a new highest weight of 31lb11oz . This fish is one of the more elusive Rookley...Read More
Sunday 11th January 2015 : Today we added 14 stunning doubles to the Small lake . These fish were between 11lb6oz and 17lb1oz , With 7 of them over 14lb . Some lovely big commons and very pretty heavily scaled...Read More
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