Auction Catalogue - Fishing (England South East)

1 day for 2 rods on the Bullington fishery on the River Dever, Hampshire.

Lot No: 165

Start Price:
£300
Donor:
The Family Owners
No of Rods:
2 rods
Species:
Trout
River/Lake:
Dever
Region:
England - South East

One day for 2 rods on the Bullington Fishery on the River Dever, a tributary of the River Test, the site of a major restoration project in 2016, carried out by a team headed by WTT. This excellent beat offers outstanding chalkstream fishing for brown trout and grayling. Mostly single-bank, around 1 mile in length. The river here is small, the water usually gin-clear and the fishing challenging and fun chasing stocked brown trout, wild fish and grayling to 2lb. Date by arrangement, 2020 season.

1 day for 1 rod, Longparish, River Test, Hampshire, accompanied by Luke Jennings.

Lot No: 166

Start Price:
£300
Donor:
Fly Odyssey UK and Luke Jennings
No of Rods:
1 rod
Species:
Trout
River/Lake:
Test
Region:
England - South East
Accompanied By:
Luke Jennings

One day for 1 rod on the River Test at Lower Mill, Longparish, Hampshire, accompanied by Luke Jennings. Luke Jennings is a passionate angler of many methods, author of Blood Knots and also the novella Villanelle which was made into the BBC’s award-winning series Killing Eve. The beat includes main river and two carriers. Wading is essential to locate the best of the fishing but it is neither deep nor overly fast and the view upstream as you fish is heavenly. Regulars return time and time again knowing that they will enjoy both the fishing and the ambience. 2020 date by arrangement after the Mayfly. Equipment can be provided if required.

1 day for 2 rods on H. Plunket Greene's Bourne Rivulet, Hampshire.

Lot No: 167

Start Price:
£300
Donor:
William Daniel and Famous Fishing
No of Rods:
2 rods
Species:
Trout
River/Lake:
Bourne Rivulet
Region:
England - South East

One day for 2 rods on 1½ miles of the Bourne Rivulet, the top tributary of the Test celebrated in Harry Plunket Greene’s Where the Bright Waters Meet. This lightly fished and crystal-clear water holds only wild trout, with 2 and even 3 pounders quite common. Date by arrangement after 15 July 2020.

1 day for 2 rods, Craven Fishery, River Kennet, Berkshire.

Lot No: 168

Start Price:
£250
Donor:
Richard White
No of Rods:
2 rods
Species:
Trout
River/Lake:
Kennet
Region:
England - South East

One day for 2 rods fishing for stocked and wild brown trout on the Craven Fishery of the River Kennet near Marsh Benham, Berkshire. This is a very pretty chalkstream fishery, private and exclusive, with a beautiful, historic fishing hut and outside dining area. A lovely place to spend a relaxing day. Upstream dry-fly only, with unweighted nymphs permitted after 1 July. 2020 season.

1 day for 2 rods, River Test, Mottisfont Main beat, Sept 2020.

Lot No: 169

Start Price:
£225
Donor:
Mottisfont Fly Fishing Club
No of Rods:
2 rods
Species:
Trout
River/Lake:
Test
Region:
England - South East

One day for 2 rods fishing the Main beat of the River Test at Mottisfont. The historic thatched round hut, about halfway up the beat, will be your base for the day – upstream and downstream a plethora of fishing opportunities await your exploration. From some of the widest stretches of the Middle Test, to areas of classic chalkstream gravels and deep holding pools this truly majestic beat provides an exciting abundance of fishing in search of brown trout alongside some cracking grayling. September day on the Main beat, date to be arranged at winning bidders’ convenience.

1 day for 2 rods, River Anton/Test, Hampshire.

Lot No: 170

Start Price:
£225
Donor:
James Liddell
No of Rods:
2 rods
Species:
Trout
River/Lake:
Anton
Region:
England - South East

One day for 2 rods on the Fullerton water of the River Anton and River Test. The Anton beats hold some very good wild fish and the Test is well-stocked. This is superb chalkstream fishing on first-class water. 2020 season after June weedcut, by arrangement.

1 day for 2 rods, Middle Test, Parsonage, Hampshire.

Lot No: 171

Start Price:
£200
Donor:
Jan Grimstone
No of Rods:
2 rods
Species:
Trout
River/Lake:
Test
Region:
England - South East

One day for 2 rods on the Parsonage beat of the River Test. This Middle Test beat is a combination of classic main river with long glides, pools and some shallower areas and a long carrier which has a more intimate feel. 2020 season after 24 June.

1 day for 2 rods, River Test, Broadlands, Hampshire.

Lot No: 172

Start Price:
£200
Donor:
Neil Freeman
No of Rods:
2 rods
Species:
Salmon and Trout
River/Lake:
Test
Region:
England - South East

One day for 2 rods on the Lower Test at Broadlands. The river here is broad and beautiful and the resident trout are large. You may also catch salmon and sea trout. Classic chalkstream sight-fishing, with a unique Nissen fishing hut lined with photographs and fish, trophies of visits by royalty, diplomats and film stars. Date by mutual agreement, 2020 season.

1 guided day for 1 or 2 rods on a private beat of H Plunket Greene's Bourne Rivulet, Hampshire.

Lot No: 173

Start Price:
£250
Donor:
Graham Waterton
No of Rods:
2 rods
Species:
Trout
River/Lake:
Bourne Rivulet
Region:
England - South East
Accompanied By:
Graham Waterton

One fully guided day for 1 or 2 rods on a private beat of the Bourne Rivulet, the uppermost tributary of the River Test and immortalised in Harry Plunket Greene’s book Where the Bright Waters Meet. It is about a ½ mile of chalkstream fishing by upstream dry-fly and imitative nymph only for wild brown trout. Best waded. 2lb+ fish are not uncommon. All catch & release. A day for the connoisseur. Graham Waterton is an AAPGAI instructor and regular guide on this beat. Dates are limited to certain Wednesdays or Thursdays throughout the 2020 season, by arrangement.

1 day for 2 rods fishing for trout on the Longford Estate waters of the River Avon in Wiltshire.

Lot No: 174

Start Price:
£250
Donor:
The Longford Estate Club 
No of Rods:
2 rods
Species:
Trout
River/Lake:
Avon
Region:
England - South East

One day for 2 rods trout fishing on the famous Hampshire Avon water of the Longford Estate in Wiltshire. Eleven miles of beautiful main river and carriers, fishing for both stocked and wild fish, with an introduction to the water by the head keeper. A rare opportunity to fish this amazing and historic fishery. Date to be arranged during the 2020 trout fishing season.