Auction Catalogue - Fishing
One day for 1 rod with Pete Tyjas, editor-in-chief of Fly Culture, for a trout-fishing safari in Devon. The day will involve fishing a number of rivers across the county from the well-known to the not-so-well-known in search of wild brown trout, or salmon if you prefer. Pete will take you to some of his ‘secret spots’ too. If you have ever wanted to fish in Devon and would like to have a taste of what is on offer in this trout-and-salmon-rich county then this is the lot for you. Includes a night at the famous fishing hotel, The Fox & Hounds, which sits on the banks of the River Taw. 2019 season.
A day of reservoir trout fishing from a boat for 2 rods on Chew Valley or Blagdon Lakes in Somerset with expert and fully qualified guide, Martin Cottis. If conditions permit, dry fly fishing is what Martin and many of his clients really enjoy. Suitable for any level of experience. Tackle can be supplied. 2019 season.
One day for 2 rods on the River Avon at Heale, Middle Woodford. 2½ miles of main river and several carriers running through the parkland surrounding Heale House. A glorious setting with a fantastic head of fish. 2019 season after June weedcut.
A consecutive Friday and Saturday April to July 2019 (by mututal agreement) for 1 rod on the River Allen on Gaunt’s Water and High Hall Fishing. Guided by member and former WTT Trustee, Neil Lloyd. These beats are not stocked, all wild brown trout. Wading is necessary so would suit reasonably fit, experienced, small stream angler.
One day for 2 rods on the famous Wilton Club water on the River Wylye, accompanied by Club President, Roger Fagan. A small box of suitable flies and nymphs and a first-class picnic lunch included. This stretch is unstocked, top-quality wild trout and grayling chalkstream fishing. Catch & release. Wading recommended. Barbless hooks. To be taken between 12 June and end of July 2019.
One day for 1 rod on either Charles Rangeley-Wilson’s private beat on the Upper Frome in Dorset or one of his local Norfolk chalkstreams, depending on availability. These rivers are good enough for The Accidental Angler, so a treat is in store. 2019 season.
One day for 2 rods on the River Nadder at Compton Chamberlayne Estate near Salisbury. A delightful chalkstream which joins the Wiltshire Avon. Dry fly only with a worthy reputation for big, free-rising brown trout. Aug or Sept 2019.
A season ticket for 1 rod, valid for one calendar year, to fish the Taunton Flyfishing Club waters on the Axe, Isle, Yarty and Tone. There is a long waiting list for the Club and no day tickets are issued, so this is a great opportunity to access these lovely Somerset and Devon rivers. There is a tremendous variety of fishing from tiny streams to broad rivers, with wild brown trout, sea trout, grayling and some stocked brown trout. Valid for 2019 season. Local season bylaws apply.
Two consecutive days for 2 rods fishing for wild brown trout (and possibility of a sea trout) on the River Taw nr Winkleigh/Coldridge, mid-Devon. Just over 3 miles of river, fly-only, barbless hooks obligatory, catch & release encouraged. Wading is generally straightforward but access often via steep, wooded banks with the aid of ladders so a reasonable level of fitness and mobility required. 2019 trout season.
A rare opportunity for a non-member to fish the Salisbury & District’s waters during the Mayfly. Two days for 1 rod to fish any of its extensive waters, which include beats on the Avon, Wylye, Nadder, Bourne and Ebble. These are some of the very best Wessex chalkstream beats and there is no guest access to these beats (other than Amesbury) during the Mayfly. Dates may include weekends. Mayfly season typically runs from the third week in May until at least the end of June. 2019 season.