Beat 34: Tresarret
River Camel – Cornwall
Beat 34: River Camel – Cornwall
SX 084734 – SX 088725 1250m of single right hand bank
A lovely section of the River Camel with 6 named, easily accessible pools providing excellent salmon and sea trout fishing. The beat also offers good dry and nymph fly fishing for brown trout. Fished by Passport anglers mainly for brownies, the beat produced over 70 brown trout in 2016 along with 4 sea trout.
Directions & Access:
From Launceston take the A30 west. At the end of the dual carriageway continue on the single carriageway. On descending a slight hill turn right to Blisland at a grey house called “Fourwinds” Follow the road for just under a mile and proceed straight over the staggered cross road signed St Mabyn and follow the road into the valley for 1.3 miles. Turn left at the sign post for St Mabyn and Wadebridge and cross over Tresarret Bridge and park on the right near the gate taking care not to obstruct it. The box can be found on the inside of this gate which also accesses the northern section of the beat, while the gate across the road accesses the southern section.
Info & Restrictions:
Before 16 June fly and spinner only. After 16 June fly, spinner and worm. All trout under 7” must be returned, no more than 2 trout, 2 sea trout or 1 salmon to be retained per day. Accommodation and late season salmon fishing is available at Tresarret Manor by prior booking (Tel: 01208 850338).
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.