Auction Catalogue - Fishing (England South East)
One day for 1 rod (or 2 sharing) coarse fishing on an exclusive stretch of one of southern England’s premier rivers, guided by river specialist and Angling Trust Campaigns Chief, Martin Salter. Learn a great deal about river coarse fishing and have a really fun day. Martin has landed increasingly rare, 2lb specimen roach from no fewer than nine English rivers together with some impressive hauls of chub, perch and grayling. Target species will depend on river conditions and your desires. 2019/20 coarse fishing season.
One day for 1 rod on the Upper Great Stour near Ashford, Kent, guided by club member Nick Fysh. 1½ miles of river running through the picturesque parkland of Godinton Estate. Over a number of years the fishery has been extensively restored in partnership with the WTT. The fishery is lightly stocked to supplement wild fish that run to 2lb. Chub to 4lb are also caught on the fly. Prolific mayfly hatch that continues all summer. Chest waders essential (no bank fishing). This is a small, stalking river, best fished with a stealthy, short rod and light line approach. Barbless hooks and careful return of all fish. Picnic lunch and refreshments provided. 2019 season.
One day for 1 rod fishing for trout at the Denford Fishery on the River Kennet below Hungerford, accompanied by Kris Kent, local fisherman and WTT volunteer. Lunch included. 2019 season.
One years’ membership to Walthamstow Fly-Fishers Club and a season ticket for the East Warwick Reservoir. The season is 9 months from September 2019 to May 2020 inclusive. The reservoir is a few miles from Central London and has 40 acres of catch & release fishing for feral rainbow trout in the WFFC’s fishery. Filled with chalkstream water, it is lightly stocked, lightly fished and brimming with a rich variety of fish food. The rainbows grow fast here. Clive Pavely from the WFFC will host the winner on an introductory fishing session to pass on his personal knowledge of the reservoir. Nymphs, dries and fry patterns work well.
One day for 2 rods on the River Chess between Latimer and Chenies on the Bucks/Herts border, guided by a member of the Club, plus lunch. The Chess is a small Chilterns chalkstream with stunning scenery despite being less than 1¼ miles from an Underground station. Wild brown trout up to 4lb and grayling up to 2lb. Wading, upstream dry fly and nymph. 2019 season.
One day for 1 rod fishing the headwaters of the River Whitewater in North Hampshire. Mostly nymph fishing (no mayfly), fishes best between mid-April and mid-June. The fishery now includes a pool stocked with rainbow trout. Accompanied by Trevor Ashton, lunch included. 2019 season.
One day for 2 rods to fish the lakes at Latimer Park near Chesham in Buckinghamshire with Paul Jennings, Chairman of the River Chess Association. The lakes are stocked but there are also wild brown trout and possibly locally spawned rainbow trout. Access is easy so the day is suitable for the more mature angler. Lunch with Paul is included. Date by arrangement, 2019 season.
One weekday for 1 rod, trout fishing the River Chess near Latimer, Bucks with Chris Allen. The Chess is a picturesque chalkstream in an oasis of quiet countryside, remarkably close to London, recently featured in Trout & Salmon. Wading is easy and thigh waders will suffice and a lightweight fly rod or brook rod. Picnic lunch included. 2019 season.
One day for 1 or 2 rods on the exclusive Wotton Fishery which is a series of scenic pools in two valleys on the River Tillingbourne in Surrey, just outside Dorking. Choice of valleys: one is predominantly rainbow trout, the other brown trout. Best fished with a 2- to 4-wt rod. Dry fly and nymphs only. 6 fish limit, catch & release for wild fish. Others may be fishing the valley you choose, but not in the pools you fish. Guided by Gary Paterson. Date by agreement, May-September 2019.
One day for 1 rod or a half day for 2 rods fishing on the Marlborough College stretch of the River Kennet. Wild trout fishery on ½ mile of river (double-bank) and two lakes stocked with rainbows. 2019 season.