Auction Catalogue - Fishing (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, 2019 season.
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. 2019 season.
One day for 2 rods trout fishing on the River Kennet at the glorious Wilderness Fishery near Newbury; a stunning mix of main river and small, testing carriers. The lot winners will have exclusive use of 7 miles of double-bank fishing for stocked and wild trout with an introduction to the water by the head keeper. Dry fly and nymph fishing. Date to be arranged on a Thursday in 2019 season after 1 July.
One day’s fishing for 3 rods on 1½ miles of the Lambourn at Weston, guided by experienced instructor and Lambourn guide, Mark Shickle. Clear-water stalking brown trout and some monster grayling. Beautiful water meadows and interesting, challenging fishing. To be taken in 2019 season by arrangement on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.
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. 2019 season after June weedcut, by arrangement.
One day for 2 rods fishing the Main beat of the River Test at Mottisfont. The historic thatched round hut, about half way 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. A day in September 2019 to suit the bidder.
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, 2019 season.
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. 2019 season after 24 June.
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 2019.
One day for 2 rods fishing the Kanara beat of the River Itchen near Brambridge, downstream of Winchester. 600 yards of main river flowing through woodland and open countryside. It has a wide variety of habitat including faster sections as well as classic chalkstream glides, all accessed by wading. A lovely, quiet, private reach. The river is lightly stocked. By arrangement but must be taken in 2019.