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To help you find relevant information we have sub divided into sections as follows:

Still Water Fly Fishing Locations

 

Avon Springs
3 lakes of with an excellent reputation and a mile or so of the River Avon.  Set nicely in the country and fishes well.

Avington Trout Fishery
Near Winchester, Hampshire, is one of the oldest stillwater trout fisheries in the country, famous for its clear water stalking and the big fish it produces.  The venue is also renowned for the varied fishing on offer, either on three lakes stocked with quality trout from our own fish farm, or on a half mile double bank stretch of a carrier fed by the River Itchen.  Cost here reflect the strong reputation for big fish, high average weight and stalking so keep this one as a treat.

Brick farm Lakes
Brick farm Lakes were established in 1993, the owner, Gary Martin, opened his first commercial trout fishery in 1988. During this time he has strived to give trout fishermen and women a fair days fishing at a fair price. He does not believe in half day tickets or time limits, when an angler purchases a ticket they are entitled to catch their fish and to this end we open 24 hours a day. He believes he is the leaders in inexpensive small water fishing, stocking 3000 plus trout a year ranging from 1.5lb to 20lb and having a yearly attendance in excess of 8,000 rods (most catch their limits).

Bristol Water Fisheries
Lying in the heart of the Chew Valley, the lake is surrounded by unspoilt meadows and woods making a wonderful setting for a day's fishing. It consistently provides sport of a very high standard and with Blagdon lake recently played host to the prestigious World Flyfishing Championships.

Chalk Springs Fishery
The fishery is situated in an attractive woodland valley on the Duke of Norfolk's Estate at Arundel, West Sussex. Although only a few minutes from the centre of the town, with its distant view of the cathedral, it provides an ideal and tranquil venue for fly fishing.  The fishery has about five acres of water and is fed by natural springs, helping to keep the lakes cool and crystal clear throughout the year. The excellent clarity of the water offers fishermen a unique opportunity to stalk high quality brown and rainbow trout that are stocked daily into the fishery. Chalk Springs now has the reputation as one of the finest stillwater trout fisheries in the South of England.

Chiphall Lake

Chiphall Lake is situated in the Meon Valley close to the A32 and adjacent to the River Meon.  The trout fishery is well stocked with Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout and also has some Golden Trout.  Chiphall is set in a quiet location surrounded by trees the lake is an idyllic location to enjoy a days fly fishing.

Duncton Mill Trout Fishery
Duncton Mill Trout Fishery provides great sport for all levels of anglers. The aesthetic and fighting qualities of our fish and the numerous fishing opportunities on our lakes and stream ensure that every visit is different.  The fishing can often be overshadowed by the glorious beauty of the fishery location, abundant wildlife and tranquility. Duncton Mill Trout Fishery provides great sport for all levels of anglers. The aesthetic and fighting qualities of our fish and the numerous fishing opportunities on our lakes ensure that every visit is different.  The fishing can often be overshadowed by the glorious beauty of the fishery location, abundant wildlife and tranquility.  Duncton is a 'Trout Master' water.

Felix Farm Trout Fishery
Felix Farm Trout Fishery is a long established fly fishing lake regularly stocked with hard fighting rainbows between 2lbs and 10lbs. The lake has proven to be a very popular venue for fly fishers of all levels of ability.  The mature spring fed 9 acre lake is bordered by fields and woodlands and features shallow and deep water swims up to 25ft. The water can be fished from bank or boat; from the open, more accessible clear.

Holbury Lakes

Holbury Lakes fishery is in a secluded, tranquil setting where the River Dun winds between the four lakes.  Each lake has its own characteristics and offers great scope, and so the fly fishing is always exciting, whatever your experience.  Throughout the summer months the water clarity in the lakes is usually very good, although they can become coloured in winter when rainfall is persistent

 

John O Gaunt Trout Fishery.

Situated on the outskirts of King Somborne in the Test Valley just 200 yards from the River Test the fishery enjoys all the natural fly life from the river, especially the May Fly hatch. John O Gaunt's fishery offers great fly fishing in the south of England.

Manningford Trout Fishery
Fed by the pristine waters of the Hampshire Avon, Manningford is one of Wiltshire’s premier fisheries.  It is set in the heart of the Pewsey Vale and consists of the 4.5 acre Manor lake and the 1.3 acre Squires lake.  All contain a good head of Brown and Rainbow Trout stocked from around 2lb to high doubles.  There is also 2 miles of single bank fishing on the famous River Avon.   Manningford Trout Fishery is one of the most well known fisheries in the South of England.

Meon Springs Trout Fishery

Meon Springs is one of Hampshire's finest fly fisheries. Whether you're a novice or expert angler, the lakes have been providing great sport for some 30 years.

Moorhen Trout Fishery
Moorhen Trout Fishery is an idyllic Hampshire stillwater set amongst the beautiful and tranquil surroundings of the South Downs National Park.  The crystal clear water is full of lively and healthy rainbow trout ranging from 2.5lbs into double figures. With strategically placed swims and views across open countryside, Moorhen Trout Fishery is guaranteed to provide an excellent days' fly fishing in a friendly and relaxed environment.

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