Beat 15: South Yeo
North Lew – River Torridge
Beat 15: South Yeo – River Torridge
SS 512009 – SS 517009 1000m single and double bank
This beat provides good brown trout fishing through some lovely little runs and deeper pools. It is generally easy fishing with habitat improvements undertaken by the owners. The beat holds good numbers of trout in the 8”-10” bracket. Another Torridge beat that did well last season with nearly 90 brown trout recorded. Please note, no dogs, sorry.
Directions & Access:
Take the A3072 from Hatherleigh towards Holsworthy. After 2.2 miles turn left at Venton Cross signed Rutleigh. After 1 mile turn right to Rutleigh. After a further mile turn down the hill and cross the river, park on the left in the parking area by the road. The box is on the back of the sign.
Info & Restrictions:
Fly only. All trout under 8” must be returned, no more than 2 trout to be retained per day. Sorry, no dogs. South Yeo Farm produces rare breed pork, lamb and free range eggs – please go to: www.southyeofarm.co.uk or call 01837 810274 for details.
iGhillie Fishing Guide
The iGhillie guides provide some invaluable insider tips to some of the beats available on our Westcountry Angling Passport scheme. In this episode we’re talking tackle, tips and tactics with Derrek Jones.