Archive for March, 2006

Sweethope Lough

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

Sweethope Lough is a renowned Northumbrian stillwater located between Knowesgate, Kirkwhelpington and Ridsdale in the Northumberland hills. When you mention Sweethope Lough fly fisherman will tend to think of large, hard fighting rainbow trout. The fishery is well regarded in the angling press and has a loyal customer base from across the North East, Cumbria […]

Stillwater Trout Fishery

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Stillwater Trout Fishery in Devon is a dream as the fish here respond well to traditional wet flies like the March Brown and Butcher. The popularity of these establishe favourites may have dipped elsewhere but local anglers swear by these, and the Greenwell’s Glory, for trout fishing success. When fly fishing in Devon at Stillwater […]

Lower Bruckland Trout Fishery

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Lower Bruckland Trout Fishery in Devon offers a number of lakes for the fly fisherman, two of which were opened in 2006. Trout anglers flock from far afield to try their hand at some of the regularly stocked Rainbow Trout. Catches in excess of 13lb are not uncommon. When fly fishing in Devon at Lower […]

Ladybower Reservoir

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Ladybower Reservoir in Derbyshire is famous across the country for it’s huge Rainbow Trout that regularly weigh in beyond the ten pound mark. The fishery is over 500 acres in size, making it the ideal stillwater for the native Brown Trout to also flourish. Fly fishing in Derbyshire at Ladybower Reservoir is a pleasure due […]

Donkhill Fishery

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Donkhill Fishery in Derbyshire may be only two acres in size but the standard of fishing to be had here is the sign of a fishery that punches well beyond its weight. In warmer conditions the regularly stocked Rainbow Trout are a dream when taking a Daddie off the surface film. When fly fishing in […]

Windermere DAA Fisheries

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Windermere DAA Fisheries in Cumbria offer the trout angler a selection of waters for the trout angler eager to explore all the Lake District has to offer. Ghyll Head, High Newton and the recently opened Castle Head fishery are all available to fly fisherman. Fly fishing in Cumbria at a Windermere DAA Fishery offers some […]

Watendlath Fishery

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Watendlath Fishery in Cumbria is close to the M6 motorway making it a popular destination for fly fishing enthusiasts from Lancashire and the North East of England. Fly fishing in Cumbria at Watendlath Fishery with lures often yields excellent results. The Dawson’s Olive, Cat’s Whisker, Orange Fritz and Viva are popular with local anglers who […]

Tree Meadow Trout Fishery

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Tree Meadow Trout Fishery in Cornwall has a reputation for fishing well all day long, with rises the norm in the early morning and late in to the evening. The popular fishing fly of choice by local Cornish anglers on this water is undoubtedly the Buzzer, which fishes well all year long. In the summer […]

Grassholme Reservoir

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

Grassholme Reservoir in Durham is a picturesque spot for fly fishing. Fly fishing in Durham is seldom more beautiful or rewarding than a trip to Grassholme Reservoir. Popular fishing flies include small dries. The native, hard fighting and reputedly tasty Brown Trout are a local specialty.

Beamish Fishery

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

Beamish fishery in Durham is a popular North East fly fishing destination. At Beamish using a Buzzer can often guarantee catches all day while Fly fishing in county Durham. Other popular flies include Hopper’s Sedges and CDC’s. The Cat’s Whisker is a tip for success when fish are to be found well below the surface.