Auction Catalogue - Fishing (England Midlands)
One day for 2 rods fishing the Haddon Estate water of the Derbyshire Wye plus one night’s dinner, B&B and lunch (or packed lunch) at the luxurious Peacock at Rowsley (excluding Saturday nights and Bank Holidays), with professional guiding provided by Andy Buckley. Andy is more than just a fisherman and guide, he has an appreciation for the whole river ecosystem and will help you get the most from your day. Dry-fly only, no wading. Day to be taken after 20 June, 2020 season.
One day for 1 rod fishing with writer and Wild Trout Trust President, Jon Beer, on the Cressbrook & Litton beats of the Derbyshire Wye. The club has 11 miles of highly productive water in the heart of the Peak District National Park. This is the only river in the UK with a large and consistently breeding population of naturalised rainbow trout as well as brown trout. Great company, beautiful surroundings and superb fishing with fish to specimen sizes. 2020 season.
One day’s fly fishing for 2 rods on the exclusive Derwent Flyfishing Club’s waters of the Derbyshire Derwent as the guests of David Rowley or Bob Sedgwick, in the magnificent Hope Valley downstream of Ladybower Reservoir. The winners will be allocated their own, exclusive beat and will be fishing for brown trout, rainbow trout and grayling. To be taken by February 2021.
One day’s fly fishing for 2 rods on the exclusive Derwent Flyfishing Club’s waters of the Derbyshire Derwent as the guests of Mark Ritson. The winners will be allocated their own, exclusive beat and will be fishing for brown trout, rainbow trout and grayling. Four miles of the club’s water are wild trout only. This section of the Derwent is situated in the magnificent Hope Valley downstream of Ladybower Reservoir. 2020 trout season by agreement.
One day for 2 rods on the exclusive Cressbrook & Litton Club water of the Derbyshire Wye with Don Stazicker. Don is a regular contributor to Trout and Salmon whose Kindle eBook, Trout and Flies- Getting Closer, co-authored with Peter Hayes, was researched on this highly productive river where there is a good chance of a wild rainbow as well as brown trout. By arrangement, 2020 season.
One day for 2 rods fishing for trout and grayling (in season) on the River Dove from Dovedale through to Milldale. Approximately 3 miles on both banks. By arrangement, 2020 season.
One day for 2 rods on the River Dove with club committee member, Jeff Body. A rare opportunity to fish the waters of this prestigious club with a long waiting list. The club has 4 miles of double-bank fishing between Ellastone and Rocester. A healthy wild trout and grayling population (16in possible), supplemented by careful brown trout stocking. A mixture of fly fishing opportunities with both dry-fly and nymph. Some wading required, but not difficult with reasonable care. 2020 season date excluding the first fortnight of June.
One season’s membership for the River Lark in Suffolk. The river is currently being restored, supports a small head of wild brownies and is also stocked annually. Four miles of river with some jungle warfare. Membership also entitles the winner to fishing on the coarse section for monster chub and pike. Season from 1 April to 29 October 2020.
One day for 1 or 2 rods on approx ½ mile of the River Granta, in S Cambs, directly downstream from where Muriel Foster recorded her experiences in her well-known fishing diary. Upstream barbless dry-fly only, all wild trout, catch & release. Chest waders essential. Riverkeeper/APGAI instructor, Mark Huntsman will guide if required and include 2 hours of casting instruction if desired. 2020 season.
One day’s guided dry-fly fishing for 2 rods on the Birdsgrove Fly Fishing Club’s water on the famous Derbyshire Dove near Ashbourne. Lunch will be provided by the club at a riverside hostelry where accommodation can be provided if required. By arrangement, 2020 season.