south west fly fair at roadford lake

SW Fly Fair Festival 2016

South West Fly Fair Returns to Roadford Lake The South West Fly Fishing Fair will be held at Lakeside, Roadford Lake for its fourth consecutive year on Saturday 27 February, 10.00am – 4.00pm. This event has become a regular fixture in the West Country’s angling calendar as anglers prepare for the start of a new…

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10th February 2016
Wimbleball Lake, fly fishing for rainbow and wild brown trout in exmoor, somerset

South West Lakes Trout Fisheries (November 2015)

South West Lakes Trout Fisheries (November 2015) Trout Fishing report for the lakes and reservoirs in Devon, Cornwall, and Somerset. General: All South West Lakes Trust trout fisheries have now closed for the 2015 season apart from Burrator, which will remain open and stocked until the end of February  2016 at a special winter ticket…

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2nd December 2015
Wimbleball Lake, fly fishing for rainbow and wild brown trout in exmoor, somerset

South West Lakes Trout Fisheries (October 2015)

The weather was generally dry with quite a few sunny days, with the early part of the month unseasonably mild. As the month drew on, temperatures dropped over night, with water temperatures generally down to about 14 ºc. Terrestrials are being blown onto the water during the day, with dry Daddies generally catching well on…

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16th October 2015
Trout Fishing Competition, SW Lakes Fishing. Best of the Best angling

Best of the Best Winners Announced

Gooding Makes it Back to Back Wins at the Best of the Best! Andrew Gooding has claimed the £2000 first prize after making it back to back wins at the South West Lakes Trust ‘Best of the Best’ Trout fishing competition final at Wimbleball Lake on 4 October. Andrew, from Liverton in Devon, claimed the…

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10th October 2015
Roadford Lake, rainbow trout fishing in Devon. Fishing by boat or bank.

Roadford Fishing Back To Its Finest!

Roadford Fishing Back To Its Finest! Trout anglers David Best and Rod Dibble, who have fished for Roadford’s Brown Trout since the days when it first opened its doors as a fishery, enjoyed their bestever day’s boat fishing at Roadford last weekend (Saturday 14 July). To quote Rod:’ Today was a red letter day for…

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16th July 2015