Auction Catalogue - Fishing (England South West)
One days’ fly fishing for 2 rods on a private 3-mile stretch of the River Otter in the lovely grounds of Deer Park Country House. The River Otter is a limestone stream with many of the characteristics of a chalkstream, known for its resident wild brown trout as well as sea trout. Dry fly or nymph fishing. This beat featured in one of Jon Beer’s 2018 articles in Trout & Salmon. 2019 season.
One day’s fishing for 1 rod on approximately 2½ miles of the Upper Avon (Hants/Salisbury) with an introduction to the water by a syndicate member. Bank fishing with wading on four of the six beats. Upstream dry fly and nymph with a good hatch of mayfly. The fishing can be challenging later in the season due to weed growth. To be taken 15 April – 15 October, 2019 season.
One day’s fishing for 1 rod on the Services Dry Fly Fishing Association’s water on the Salisbury Avon between Bulford and Enford. This beat is famous for having been keepered by Frank Sawyer for over 50 years and was written about by him and by Oliver Kite. 2019 season after 30 June.
One day for 1 rod fishing for wild trout in the River Brue in Somerset with Luke Kozak. Luke is a river restoration professional and fly fishing fanatic. You will require a good sense of humour, a love of fishing wild streams, the ability to fish around undergrowth and large woody debris and a 6-7ft rod. The fishing is private and available only through Luke. Weekend dates only, spring/summer of 2019.
One day’s guided fishing for 2 rods for wild brown trout on the River Yealm in South Devon by kind permission of Snowbee, guided by Paul Kenyon and Geoff Stephens of Fly Fishing Devon. 2019 season.
One day for 1 rod wild trout fishing in Devon guided by Howard Colmer. The day will be tailored to the winning bidder, but includes fishing on the Rivers Taw, Yeo or Dartmoor streams. Several rivers can be fished in one day for a full exploratory experience! Some long walks are likely, at times over difficult terrain, with some interesting wading and casting. Flexibility on dates required due to weather and river conditions. May onwards advisable. Must be taken in the 2019 trout season.
One day for 2 rods fishing the Dorchester Fishing Club waters of the Dorset Frome. The Frome is a chalkstream famous for the quality and size of its wild brown trout and grayling. The Club Chairman or the riverkeeper will give an introduction to the water to help you make the most of the day. By arrangement, 2019 season excluding 15 May to 15 June.
One day for 1 rod fishing the River Little Avon in South Gloucestershire. A Charfield committee member will accompany the successful bidder, either fishing alongside or showing the pools and lies as required. The river at Charfield is a small, fast-flowing limestone stream which holds a good head of grayling, wild brown trout, plus the occasional chub and roach. The riverbanks are steep so you will need to be reasonably fit and capable of making short, accurate casts, sometimes under overhanging trees and bushes. Small nymphs and a range of dry flies work well. Chest waders strongly recommended. 2019 season.
One day for 2 rods or two days for 1 rod on the Avon & Tributaries Angling Association waters: Midford, Cam and Wellow Brooks, near Bath. A member of the Club will be available to liaise and support. The Wellow and Cam offer good quality wild trout fishing. The Midford Brook has some stocked rainbows in addition to wild brown trout and grayling. 2019 season.
One day for 2 rods or two days for 1 rod fishing for wild trout on the Crediton Fly Fishing Club waters of the Creedy, Yeo and Taw in Devon. Truly wild brown trout fishing in small streams with the possibility of a sea trout on the Upper Taw (above Coldridge). Chest waders essential. Guiding is available if required. 2019 season.