Auction Catalogue - Fishing (England South West)
One day for 1 rod fishing the unique River Heddon in the Heddon Valley on the north slopes of Exmoor. The trouting starts with your boots in the Atlantic surf, casting upstream to the last pockets of the river. Spectacular valley sides hold in this small but productive stream and with less than 10 rod days in the last two decades, the fishing is tremendous. Pub lunch will be provided. Date by arrangement in 2020 season though best after May. Accompanied by WTT’s Bruno Vincent.
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. 2020 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 2020 trout season.
One day for 1 rod, guided fly fishing for brown trout, sea trout and salmon on the River Camel, located near Bodmin, Cornwall with James Christoforou of the Westcountry Rivers Trust. The Tresarret beat is ¾ mile of RHB and is known for its six holding pools which always contain a salmon or sea trout. Spring and summer hatches are abundant from dawn till dusk with a wide variety of species hatching, providing anglers with spectacular dry-fly sport. It is advised that the angler brings two fly rods, a light single-handed fly rod between 1-4wt for trout and a heavier single-handed fly rod 6wt+, for migratory fish. To be taken 1 May to 30 September for brown trout, sea trout and salmon fishing, or 30 September to 15 December for salmon fishing only.
One day’s guided fishing for 2 rods for wild brown trout on the River Avon in South Devon. Guided by two members of the Avon Fishing Association. 2020 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, 2020 season excluding 15 May to 15 June.
One day for 2 rods trout fishing two adjacent private sections of the River Otter from Tipton St John to Newton Poppleford in Devon. Fly-tying as well as guided fishing is offered. Over a mile of fishing with lots of variety in the pools through the stretch. All wild fish, catch & release, easy wading. Your guide is Colin Nice, son of James Nice who was a well-known fly-tyer, creator of Otter flies and the man who tied all the flies for the deluxe edition of T D Overfield’s book GEM Skues: The Way of a Man with a Trout. 2020 season.
One day for 2 rods trout fishing two adjacent private sections of the River Otter. Over a mile of fishing with lots of variety in the pools through the combined stretch, from Tipton St John to Newton Poppleford in Devon. The option to stay on late for seatrout is included in the lot. Guided fishing is offered by Colin Nice, son of James Nice who was a well-known fly-tyer, creator of Otter flies and the man who tied all the flies for the deluxe edition of T D Overfield’s book book GEM Skues: The Way of a Man with a Trout. All wild fish, catch & release, easy wading. 2020 season.
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. 2020 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. 2020 season.