Auction Fishing Lots

£9,850
Nervous Waters
2 rods
Sea Trout
Rio Grande
Argentina

Six days’ fishing and 7 nights’ accommodation for 2 rods at the Kau Taupen Lodge on the Rio Grande in Argentina. The Rio Grande is well-known as the best trophy sea-run brown trout fishery in the world. Catch & release and access control mean multiple fish per rod per day with a 20lb fish caught on average once a week. Kau Taupen is perfectly situated so that you can fish with the wind at your back, with short walks and shallow wading. The lodge provides excellent food and single en suite rooms with king or queen sized beds. Not included: airfares and transfers, gratuities. To be taken by May 2018.

£4,000
Salvelinus and IvánTarín
2 rods
Trout
Professionally guided

Five nights’ accommodation plus 5½ days guided fishing for 2 rods in the western Spanish Pyrenees. Fishing for native zebra (Mediterranean) trout up to 2lb on dry flies and 3-4 weight rods. This is a unique fishing experience in a stunning environment that is very difficult to access in any other way. You will have expert local guides to drive you on private roads into the ‘high country’. Your base is La Jacetania lodge in Santa Cilia, a very comfortable lodge with traditional Spanish food and wine in generous quantities. Previous lot winners have commented on the quality of the guiding, food and accommodation as well as the fishing and that it is a Spanish cultural experience rather than a typical fishing lodge – and so much more enjoyable for it. Best time for high-country fishing is 1 June to 31 August. Not included: international flights, gratuities. Nearest airport: Zaragoza. To be taken in 2017.

£4,200
Nervous Waters
2 rods
Saltwater
Caribbean
Bahamas

Four days’ fishing for 2 rods and 3 nights’ accommodation at Bair’s Lodge, South Andros, Bahamas. Andros is best known as the home of big bonefish. Located on the east side of the island, the Lodge accesses some of the most remote and under-fished flats and provides many sheltered creeks and cays irrespective of wind direction. All fishing is accessed by boat from the Lodge mooring. Bair’s has become highly regarded for the best fishing in South Andros and the lodge is the benchmark for quality guiding, delicious food, comfortable accommodation and courteous hospitality. Additional days and rods may be purchased. Included: accommodation (based on 2 sharing); all wine, beer and local spirits at the lodge; all meals. Not included: airfares and transfers, gratuities. To be taken by May 2018.

£3,750
Nervous Waters
2 rods
Other
Paraná
Argentina

Three days’ fishing for 2 rods and 4 nights’ accommodation at the Delta Lodge on the Paraná River in Argentina, fishing for golden dorado, also known as the ‘river tiger’ for its electric take and spectacular fight. Less than an hour from Buenos Aires, this area is a UNESCO Biosphere reserve with a labyrinth of braided streams, bays and islands full of wildlife and dorado fishing opportunity. The lodge is on a private island, accessed by boat. Your guide and host is one of the world’s top dorado experts. An ideal holiday which can include bird watching and kayaking as well as fishing. Not included: flights and transfers, gratuities. To be taken by May 2018.

£800
Strengir and Þröstur Elliðason
2 rods
Trout
Jökla and Breiðdalsa
Iceland

Five days’ salmon fishing for 1 rod, 21-25 July 2017 on Rivers Jökla and Breiðdalsa in eastern Iceland. The Breiðdalsa produces 400-1400 salmon per season, with big 2SW and some 3SW salmon. The Jökla and tributaries has over 100km of fishing and you can choose large open or more intimate pools. The Jökla has large sea-run char as well as salmon. Additional rods may be purchased or rods shared. Non-fishing partners are very welcome to enjoy the stunning scenery of east Iceland. Includes transfer from Egilssstaðir airport and a shared guide. First class lodges and food available at additional cost. Excludes flights.

£300
Ben Tyser
2 rods
Other
Zambezi
Zimbabwe
Ben Tyser

Three days of tiger fishing on the lower Zambezi river, Zimbabwe with Ben Tyser, former WTT employee and Zimbabwe resident. This is an exciting opportunity to fish for these aggressive fish in an area rich in hippopotami, crocodiles and other wildlife. A good chance of hooking (landing never guaranteed) decent numbers of fish. Other species such as bream (tilapia species), vundu (large catfish) and other river species also possible. Departing from Harare, you will travel to the Mana Pools National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Fishing tackle and boat will be provided, with bank fishing also included. Fly, spinning or bait are all possible with varying effectiveness depending on water clarity and river height. To be taken by arrangement from August 2017 onwards. Best times are late September to December, or March-May 2018. Excludes flights and accommodation (around $150 US) but includes food, tackle and boat.

£200
Duncan and Sophie Soar
3 rods
Trout
Sava

Three nights’ self-catering accommodation in the village of Koprivnik in the Triglav National Park in Slovenia, 15-17 September 2017. The cottage sleeps six in three bedrooms. It has recently been very tastefully renovated and provides modern and comfortable accommodation less than an hour from Ljubljana airport. The cottage is an excellent base for fishing for trout in the Sava and Soca catchments, or hiking direct from the door into the mountains. The Sava Bohinjka is 15 minutes’ drive. The River Radovna is easily accessible, along with other rivers in the Sava catchment (Krka, Unica, Sora and Kokra). The River Soca (famous for marble trout) is accessible by a short ride on the train through the mountains.

£150
Anthony Mair
1 rod
Verdon
France
Tony Mair

An afternoon and evening for 1 rod fishing with Tony Mair deep in the Gorge du Verdon, below Pointe Sublime near Rougon in the Alpes-des-Haute-Provence. A 600ft trek down to crystal-clear waters and wild brown trout, Mediterranean strain, as likely rising to CdC or small Adams, as taking French style nymphs. Your knees need to be up to a steep walk down and up. See http://bit.ly/2i06bCA for the ‘possible’! Tony is excellent company as well as a very experienced fisherman and will meet you on the Cote d’Azur ‘avec journalier’ and drive you to this magical spot. June and July are the favoured months or early September, 2017.

£180
Chris Hendriks
1 rod
Trout and Grayling
Trysil
Norway
Chris Hendriks

One day for 1 rod fishing rivers in the Trysil area of Norway for trout and grayling with professional guide and tenkara guru, Chris Hendriks. Chris will guide using conventional fly rods or tenkara and all equipment other than waders may be borrowed. The Trysil area has a wide range of fishing opportunities from large rivers to small mountain streams. Trout and grayling up to 2lb can be expected – tenkara is not just for small fish! All wild fish in a stunning natural environment just 3 hours north of Oslo. Excellent local accommodation can be arranged at Trysil Hyttegrend at additional cost. 2017 season.

£90
Erik Masson
2 rods
Trout
Andelle
France

One day for 2 rods on a Fario Club member’s beat of the River Andelle in Normandy, France on a weekend between 14 April and 9 Sept 2017. 1 mile double-bank at Moulin des Cables in Vascoeuil near Lyons la Forêt/Rouen plus champagne and guide. Native brown trout, dry fly and upstream nymph fishing only. 10-20 June are the best dates. Other fishing available for those wishing to stay longer (at own cost).