Auction Catalogue - Fishing (England South East)
One day for 2 rods in September 2019 on the Upper Itchen at Yavington. Fly life in September has been better than the Mayfly recently. A rare opportunity to fish this private, lightly fished beat which extends to 1¼miles. Includes lunch. Early contact with the donor is recommended.
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 2019 season, by arrangement.
One day for 1 or 2 rods fishing together for trout and grayling on any of the Piscatorial Society waters on the River Avon, Itchen, Test or Wylye, excluding the Grange Estate beats on the Itchen. This is some of the best chalkstream fishing and is very rarely available to non-members. The winning bidder will be hosted by a member of the Society’s fisheries team. Other rods may be fishing at the same time. Upstream dry fly or unweighted nymph, catch & release. July onwards, 2019 season.
One day for 2 rods on a mile of the River Test at Mottisfont (Testfield) on Sunday 18 August 2019. Superb Middle Test fishing on the right bank only between Compton and Lower Brook.
One day’s fishing for 2 rods. A rare opportunity to fish the famous and exclusive Winchester College water of the River Itchen, where Skues, Grey et al learned their trade. To be taken between 2 July and 3 September 2019.
One day for 2 rods on the Candover Brook, one of the sources of the River Itchen. A rare opportunity to fish this lightly fished beat as it is reserved for the use of Lord Ashburton and his family. All wild fish. Mid-April to September 2019.
One day for 2 rods, wild trout fishing on Ross Brawn’s private beat of the River Itchen at St Cross, Winchester. The day includes lunch with Ross who is the Managing Director (Motorsports) of the Formula One Group. The beat is a mile of water and much of it has been beautifully improved, providing interesting main river and intimate and challenging carrier fishing. Date by arrangement, 2019 trout season.
One day for 1 rod on the Upper Itchen at Itchen Stoke Mill. All wild fish and privately fished. This is a rare opportunity to access these extensive private waters. To be taken on a day, by arrangement, in July, August or September 2019.
One day for 2 rods on the River Itchen, Abbots Worthy. About a ? mile of single- and double-bank. Challenging water for casting and stalking with good aquatic fly life providing plenty of hatches. Catch & release. To be taken Thurs-Sun in Aug or Sept 2019.
One day for 2 rods on the famous waters of the Amwell Magna Fishing Club on the River Lea in Hertfordshire, guided by Club Chairman, Feargal Sharkey. These waters feature in Izaak Walton’s The Complete Angler and Amwell Magna is the oldest angling club in Britain still fishing the same water. The river is home to stocked trout and what are believed to be the only wild fish in the Lea catchment. Two miles of water, much of it recently extensively improved. Lunch will be provided. Date by arrangement in the 2019 trout season.