Auction Catalogue - Fishing (England Midlands)
Three mid-week days for 2 rods on any of three beats – one on the River Dove near Longnor and two on the River Manifold near Hartington in the Peak District. Trout and grayling, fly only. A guide is available to show you the waters. Others may fish at the same time. One brace of fish per rod may be retained. 2020 season.
Two days for 2 rods fishing for trout on the River Onny. Over 2½ miles of varied water split into two beats. Spencer Clayton, your guide, will take you for a drink in nearby historic Ludlow. No accommodation provided. Date in 2020 season by arrangement.
One day’s wild brown trout fishing for 1 rod with Trout & Salmon editor, Andrew Flitcroft, on his private stretch of the River Gwash near Oakham, Rutland. Accommodation not included. Leave your carpet slippers at home – this is wild fishing on a small, overgrown stream. Wild fish to 2lb. Date in 2020 season by arrangement.
One day for 2 rods on the Derbyshire Derwent at Willersley Castle, Cromford, Derbyshire. A delightful stretch of river renowned for its prolific grayling and brown trout fishing, plus the odd surprise barbel on a deep nymph! Great water for practising Czech nymphing or honing those dry-fly skills, depending on the time of year. 2020 season by arrangement.
One day’s wild brown trout fishing for 2 rods on the secluded River Manifold near Lognor in Staffordshire or the River Dove in Wolfescote Dale. Work on the River Manifold to improve the river by DCAC and Trent Rivers Trust has helped to produce some excellent fishing. Some very large trout lurk in the deeper pools, so don’t let the size of the river fool you into using a light tippet! The River Dove in Wolfescote Dale is a relatively small limestone river just downstream of the famous Charles Cotton fishing hut. 2020 season.
One day’s fishing for 1 rod with Barry Grantham in Lincolnshire using traditional fishing tackle. Authentic tackle, handmade by the donor, will be provided. The winning bidder can choose to fish for trout or coarse fish on private secluded waters. 2020 season.
One day for 1 rod on the Castle Acre beat on the River Nar, Norfolk accompanied by David Diggens, CEO of the Norfolk Rivers Trust. 2½ miles of wild brown trout chalkstream. Upstream dry-fly and nymph only. Wading essential. Day in May 2020 by arrangement.
One day for 1 rod on the River Guash, Lincolnshire, accompanied by a committee member. The club was a runner-up in the 2014 WTT Conservation Awards. The Guash is fairly narrow, so light tackle is recommended, no more than a 4-wt outfit. Wading is not permitted. All wild trout, up to 3lb. Best early season late April to end of June. By arrangement, 2020 season.
One day for 1 or 2 rods on Buxton Fly Fishers’ water on upper reaches of the Derbyshire Wye in the company of angling writer Roger Fogg, author of The Art of the Wet Fly and Wet Fly Tying & Fishing or another member if Roger is unavailable. Mostly dry-fly fishing but nymphs and wet flies have their days. Chest waders give an advantage. 2020 season.
Two annual permits for the Fenton & District Angling Society with extensive fly and coarse fishing in Staffordshire, including the River Churnet and the River Dove. A variety of river, canal and lake fishing for coarse species as well as trout and grayling. 2020 season.