Bessy Beck Fly Fishing

Bessy Beck Fishery in Cumbria attracts anglers from right cross the north of England and beyond. The water is arguably at its best first thing in the morning and later in the evening when an abundant natural insect life is evident to trout fisherman. A trip to Bessy Beck Fly Fishing won’t disappoint.

It is easy to find, located 10 minutes or so from junction 38 of the M6 at Tebay. You’ll find it well signposted on the A685 on the way to Kirkby Stephen. There are decent facilities, with toilets and a small tackle shop. The car park is big enough to accommodate anglers and the venue is always well looked after. The banks are regularly mown and their is enough room to get a cast in around every lake. Not all venues give you a warm welcome but you are assured of a smiling face from the owners.

Bessy Beck Fly Fishing

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Farleton View Fishery

Farleton View Fishery in Cumbria is at its best in the summer months with a natural evening hatch to rival any venue. Once described by Trout Fisherman magazine as having ‘clouds of damselflies’ the water is very popular with those anglers preferring the Dry Fly approach to trout fishing.

Fly fishing in Cumbria at Farleton View also fishes well with lures such as Cat’s Whisker and Wet Fly patterns such as Kate Mclaren.

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Bigland Trout Fishery

Bigland Trout Fishery in Cumbria offers good sport to trout anglers. With local Cumbrian anglers Buzzer’s, CDC’s, Damsels and Sedges often prove successful, particularly during the warmer summer months.

Fly fishing in Cumbria at Bigland Trout Fishery is a pleasure, with excellent facilities and a warm welcome for fisherman on their first trip to this popular venue.

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Windermere DAA Fisheries

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 of the most picturesque angling to be found anywhere in the United Kingdom.

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Watendlath Fishery

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 persist with an intermediate line and an extremely slow retrieve.

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Wych Elm Fishery

Wych Elm Fishery in Cumbria is a firm favourite with local anglers and visitors alike. The evening hatch in particular can yield great results for those seeking good sport from the surface film.

Fly fishing in Cumbria at Wych Elm Fishery is a pleasure throughout the season, with popular fishing fly patterns including Black Buzzer’s and Hare’s Ear Nymph’s. As a tip, make sure you have a Kate Mclaren in your fly box when venturing out at this water.

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Blencarn Lake Fishery

Blencarn Lake Fishery in Cumbria is situated near Penrith on the road to Alston and Hexham. Close to the North Pennines, the venue can benefit from diverse weather conditions which can often work to the benefit of anglers particularly in summer.

Fly fishing in Cumbria at Blencarn Lake Fishery is often best suited to traditional lures, in particular the Orange Fritz. Other popular fly patterns include Black Hoppers and Daddies.

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Esthwaite Masterline Fishery

Esthwaite Masterline Fishery in Cumbria is a haven for the imitative angler, with regular abundant hatches of natural flies such as the Buzzer. On warmer days and when the fish are to be found well beneath the surface try a slowly retrieved Cat’s Whiskers for success.

When fly fishing in Cumbria at Esthwaite Masterline I make a beeline for the area known to Cumbrian fly fishing anglers as ‘Grubhole’. Flies such as Hare’s Ear Nymphs, Diawl Bach’s and Boobies often do well here.

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