Archive for the 'Fly Fishing in Derbyshire' Category

Foremark Reservoir

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

Foremark Reservoir in Derbyshire can fish well on anything from a Boobie to dry flies, according to Trout Fisherman magazine at least. In my opinion, opt for the Orange Fritz if fishing from the boat or a traditional wet or dry fly if opting for the bank. Example patterns that are popular with regular patrons […]

Press Manor Fishery

Monday, April 17th, 2006

Press Manor Fishery in Derbyshire boasts abundant natural insect life around the periphery of the 5 acres or so. The fishery is regularly stocked with Rainbow Trout and they respond well to Black Buzzers fished almost static. Other patterns recommended when fly fishing in Derbyshire at Press Manor Fishery are the Bloodworm, Damsels and Daddies.

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 […]

Carsington Reservoir

Sunday, July 17th, 2005

Carsington Reservoir is regular stocked with Rainbow Trout to complement the fine native Brown Trout that are abundant. This water is massive, with more than 700 acres of water to fish. This can seem like looking for a needle in a haystack, although this isn’t the case. Get yourself a boat for the day and […]