Fishing in North Devon

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Rising Sun Water - Umberleigh - 2.75 miles River Taw. Salmon, Sea & Brown Trout (1st March - 30th September) Tackle hire available. Spinner March & April. Fly 1st April - September. Call the Rising Sun pub 01769 560447

north devon fishingLittle Wareham Fishery - Beaford - 2 miles of the River Torridge. Salmon, Sea & Brown Trout (1st March - 30th September) Fly only. Tel 01805 603317

High Bullen Hotel - Chittlehamholt, Umberleigh - 3 miles River Mole, 5 miles River Taw. Tackle hire available. Salmon, Sea Trout Brown Trout. Spinner - March & April. Fly - 1st April - September. Tel 01769 540561

Fox & Hounds Country Hotel - Eggesford, Chulmleigh. The hotel has 5 miles of the Taw and Little Dart divided into five beats with a maximum of two rods per beat. We offer a ghillie service and tuition.  Rods and waders can be hired. We have an excellent stock of hand tied flies at the hotel. Licenses available at the hotel. Salmon, Sea Trout & Brown Trout (1st March - 30th September) Spinner - March . Fly March - September Tel 01769 580345

Clinton Arms - Frithelstock, Torrington. 1 mile of the River Torridge. Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout. Tel 01805 623279

Blakewell Fisheries - Muddiford, Barnstaple Take A39 from Barnsraple towards Lynton. After 1.5miles turn left onto the B3230 and follow the signs. 4.5 acre lake open all year. Rainbow and Brown Trout. Fly only Tel 01271 44533 Email

devon fishingBellbrook Valley Trout Fishery,Bellbrook Farm, Oakford, Tiverton, Devon. EX16 9EX
Tel: 01398 351292
"Bellbrook is an exclusive fishery set in one of Devon's most picturesque valleys. Our philosophy is to provide select and rewarding fly-fishing in natural, unspoiled surroundings. We have a huge range of fishing options available, from wild stream fishing for natural browns to our super-specimen lake stocked with 1 in 5 doubles. The choice is yours...."

Yeo Farm - Molland, South Molton 1 mile River Yeo. Brown & Sea Trout with the occasional Salmon. (April - November) 01769 550312

Half Moon Fisheries - Sheepwash, Beaworthy, Hatherleigh. 10 miles on River Torridge & 6 acre lake. Tackle shop and hire. Licenses available. Expert advice. River - Salmon, Sea & Brown Trout. Lake Rainbow Trout. (March 1st - October 31st) Tel. 01409 231376

Devon Fly Fishing - Qualified tuition and guiding on the rivers and stillwaters of Devon and Somerset. Tel 01769 550840 (office) or 07759 352194 (mobile)

Bratton Water Fly Fishery - specialist brown trout fishery, together with hard fighting rainbows, 2lb to 10lb +(reared on site) Tel : 01271 850642


fishing in north devonRiverton Lakes - Swimbridge, Barnstaple. 2 acre 28 peg match standard lake & 2 acre pleasure lake - Carp, Bream, Perch, Roach, Rudd, Tench. Barbless hooks, No bloodworm or joker, 2 rods only, Cereal based groundbait max 1 kg per angler.
Open all year dawn to dusk. E. A. rod licences sold. Tel 01271 830009

Oaktree Fishery - East Anstey, Yeo Mill, South Molton 3 x 2 acre lakes - Carp to over 27lbs, Tench to 8lbs, Bream, Roach, Perch, Koi Carp, Catfish. Food and Drink, Tackle Hire, Disabled Access, Toilet facilities, all set in 18.5 acres of countryside.
Open all year 24hrs Tel 01398 341568

north devon course fishingBakers Farm - Moortown, Torrington 1 Acre - Mirror & Common Carp, Tench, Roach, Rudd Barbless hooks, No large carp to be kept in nets Tel.01805 623260

Little Comfort Farm - Braunton 1 Acre - Long Established, well stocked, quiet 11/2 acre lake in beautiful location. Carp, Orfe, Rudd, Roach & Bream—all in excellent condition
Open dawn until dusk Mar to Dec
All day £6 Half day £5 Eve £3
OAPs & Under 14s £1 off. Tel 01271 812414 - Responsible for 29 fisheries the three nearest to us being listed below. Permits available from Bideford Information Centre 01237 477676 and Summerlands Tackle, 3 Golflinks Rd, Westward Ho! Tel 01237 471291
Darracott - Torrington Open all year 24hrs.
Roach up to 1l. Mixed bags to 20lb plus of roach, rudd, bream, tench, perch to 2.25lb, carp to 15lb
Jennetts - Bideford Open all year 6.30am to 10pm.
Common and mirror carp to 20lbs plus. Produces quality bags of smaller carp, roach & tench to float and pole.
Melbury - Bideford Open all year 6.30am - 10pm
Best mirror 27.75lb. Good mixed bags of roach, rudd and bream to pole, float and feeder.

The Cranford Inn, St Giles in the Wood, Torrington
Here at The Cranford Inn we have 3 coarse fishing lakes (approx 3 acres) which are well stocked with Carp up to 30lb, Tench,Perch,Bream and Rudd. Fishing is strictly for residents only and we do ask that barbless hooks are used at all times and that no lead weights are used also.

Saunton Sands and Putsborough can produce big Bass, several species of Ray, Tope and towards the Autumn some good Cod and Whitting. However beware of rogue waves.


north devon sea fishing
The Cheeky Monkey -Appledore
bookable through The Sea Chest in Appledore on 01237 476191
2 Hrs Sea Bass & Mackeral

Hooker - Clovelly Licensed to take up to 8 people All day (9am - 6pm) - Half day ( 9am - 1pm or 2pm - 6pm) Tackle and bait included. Deep Sea, Wrecks, Banks, Inshore and Offshore reefs Tel 01237 475535/475689 Mobile 0374 164086

Clovelly Saltwater Flyfishing offers some of the most exciting bass fishing to be had on the fly in British waters. The North Devon coastline, wild and rocky, is ideally suited for large bass. With local boatman and bass fisherman, Sam Rush, fly fishermen are taken to the prime fishing locations surrounding the Clovelly area and enjoying thrilling fishing with bass being the target fish but also catching garfish, Pollack, mullet and others. Tel 01237 431956
(mobile) 07979017099


For more information about fishing in North Devon - try these links

 Summerlands Fishing Tackle World
Summerlands Fishing Tackle World, one of the United Kingdoms largest specialist online tackle stores. The website is packed with information on and fishing in North Devon. Situated in Westward Ho! North Devon, Summerlands is a thriving and highly respected specialist tackle shops, enabling you to check availability, place orders or receive expert friendly advice online or by phone.

Fish North Devon - Fishing in North Devon including Tide Times and Devon Weather


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Nr Barnstaple, North Devon, UK. EX37 9BJ
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