Auction Catalogue - Fishing (England South East)
A half-day for 1 rod, fishing for wild trout near the source of the River Test at Quidhampton. An exclusive opportunity to fish this privately owned and very rarely fished headwater stream. Expertise in stealth and small stream fishing may be rewarded by some surprisingly large fish. Water levels are critical so fishing in the early part of season from 1 May to mid-June is recommended. Date by arrangement. 2019 season.
One day for 2 rods to fish the Harting Ponds near Petersfield. This quiet, private fishery is nestled in the South Downs. The lakes contain both stocked rainbows and wild brown trout. A brace of stocked fish may be kept. 2019 season.
Join Damon Valentine (aka London Flyfisher), urban fly-fisherman, writer and professional guide, for a day’s wander up the Wandle in the footsteps of Nelson, Halford and The Accidental Angler. Get the latest news on the restoration of this unique South London chalkstream in the company of one of the sport’s most passionate young coaches, as well as the chance to hook a specimen chub, dace or even barbel on the fly (trout possible but not entirely guaranteed!). By agreement in 2019 after 16 June.
One day for 1 rod fishing the upper River Wey in Bentley, Hampshire guided by Jonathan Parsons. Delightful small chalkstream fishing for wild brown trout and the occasional stocked fish in beautiful surroundings. Plenty of exquisite and feisty wild fish, with excellent hatches and abundant wildlife. Wading is permitted throughout and some of the beats are fairly wild, but there is also the opportunity for a very leisurely day of bank fishing. Standard dry flies and nymphs upstream only; all wild fish to be returned. 1 April to 30 September 2019.
One day for 2 rods on the Upper Medway near Upper Hartfield in East Sussex, guided by a syndicate member. Wild brown trout and grayling fishing. Chest waders and 7ft rod required to fish this reclaimed ‘jungle’. May/June or September/October are best. 2019 season.
A summer evening for 1 rod, float fishing for carp at a secret venue near Enfield, North London. You will be sworn to secrecy on the location. Fish from mid-afternoon until after dark on this hidden lake as Clive’s guest. Carp up to (and over) 20lbs may be caught very close to the bank with the right conditions, right approach and a little bit of luck. Guiding, bait, tackle, snacks and drinks provided. Drab clothing must be worn. To be taken on a warm weekday evening in June, July or September 2019.
One day for 1 rod on the River Kennet at Axford, Wilts. Upstream dry fly only. Date by arrangement 1 June to 30 Sept 2019.
One day for 1 rod, grayling fishing on an exclusive beat of the River Test in Romsey with Steve Dowling. Fishing will be on the main river and carrier. Steve is a qualified member of the Game Angling Instructors’ Association and a Level 2 Game Angling Coach. Oct-Dec 2019.
One day’s wild brown trout fishing for 2 rods on a mile of the River Windrush above Bourton on the Water. Dry fly or upstream nymph only, probably no bigger than size 12. Easy access. Lovely countryside. Mayfly time most desirable. 2019 season.
One day’s fishing for 2 rods on the Peper Harow Park’s waters comprising 2 ponds stocked with rainbows and 1¼ miles on the River Wey, Surrey (wild and stocked brown trout) in the section below Somerset Bridge, flowing through the peaceful and beautiful Peper Harow Park Estate. All wild browns to be released, all rainbows landed must be kept. 2019 season.