Auction Catalogue - Fishing (England Midlands)
One long evening fishing session for 1 rod trout fishing in the Derbyshire Peak District with Peter Arfield, an AAPGAI qualified guide and proprietor of the Bakewell fly fishing shop, who promises to find “somewhere interesting and nice” in the area. With Peter’s experience, local knowledge and the Peak District’s beautiful limestone rivers, a very enjoyable day is in store. 2020 season.
One day for 2 rods fishing on a private Derbyshire estate lake for original ‘Leney strain’ carp using traditional methods. The winners will be joined by Micheal Leney, son of Donald Leney (who was the much-revered pioneer carp farmer), for a bankside chat about his memories and experiences. A rare opportunity to experience a piece of carp fishing history. Date by agreement June to September 2020.
A rare opportunity for 1 or 2 rods to fish for one day on the River Monnow, Herefordshire. A private club stretch, 3½ miles long, mainly double-bank, holding wild brown trout, grayling and a few (marked) stocked brown trout. Accompanied by Patrick Lloyd, WTS founder member and 2012 Bernard Venables Award winner. 1 rod will be guided or 2 rods introduced to the water. Chest waders and reasonable level of fitness essential. 2020 season.
One day for 2 rods or two days for 1 rod on the River Monnow, Herefordshire. Fantastic fishing on a middle river beat of over 3 miles. Wild trout and grayling only (the club ceased stocking in 2011). All fish to be returned. Local knowledge available by arrangement. 2020.
An opportunity for 1 rod to fish the Bintry Mill fishery on the River Wensum, a Norfolk chalkstream. To be accompanied by author and trout fishing historian Terry Lawton who will also provide a picnic lunch. Challenging, small-river fishing for stocked and wild fish for an experienced angler used to small-stream fishing. Any day during the 2020 season (1 April to 29 October).
One day for 2 rods (and the family) fishing for wild brown trout on 200 yards of Ecclesbourne carrier stream and wild brown trout, stocked rainbows and blues on a small estate lake. In addition, the winning bidder will be offered use of a stunning fishing hut with lunch and drinks provided. Date in May or June 2020 by arrangement.
One day for 1 rod fly fishing and entomology with Stuart Crofts, WTT Vice President. The whole day will be planned around what the fish are feeding on and how to catch them. Stuart will show you how to look at the entomology, how to identify the creatures you find and how they can be best imitated. A day of sheer indulgence on some very exclusive water on Derbyshire’s River Derwent, between Grindleford and Bubnell. To be taken on Monday 25 May 2020 – if you cannot be available on this date, please do not bid for this Lot.
One day for 1 rod trout fishing the famous Beresford Fishery, River Dove in Derbyshire. Includes a welcome and introduction to the beat from the riverkeeper, Stephen Moores. The fishery is famous for its associations with Charles Cotton and you will be able to enjoy your lunch (provided by Stephen) in the fishing temple built by Cotton in the C17th in honour of Izaak Walton. 2020 season.
One day for 1 rod accompanied by a LADFFA member, fishing for brown trout and grayling on the River Dove, Derbyshire. This section flows through the magnificent limestone gorge of Dovedale and is famous for its associations with Charles Cotton and Izaak Walton. Good fly hatches including Mayfly in early June. Picnic lunch included. To be taken before 8 Oct 2020.
One day for 1 rod, fly fishing on some very exclusive water on Derbyshire’s River Derwent, between Grindleford and Bubnell guided by Waltonian member, Alisdair Duncan. Date by arrangement, 2020 trout season.