Beat 25: St Leonard’s

River Kensey – River Tamar

Beat 25: St Leonard’s – River Kensey

SX 347847 – SX 352848     1000m of right hand single bank

Trout and grayling fishing with occasional sea trout on the River Kensey at Polson not far from Launceston. This is a lovely small river, best fished with a short rod. Consistently produces trout and grayling although is generally lightly fished. Take a look over the bridge and if the Kensey isn’t too coloured, get in and enjoy some great affordable trouting.

2 Tokens

Beat Details

Trout: 15 March – 30 Sept

Grayling: 16 Jun – 31 Oct

Access: * * *

Fishability:  * *


Directions & Access:

From Launceston follow the A338 towards Polson. Opposite the rugby pitch turn left following signs to St. Leonards Equestrian Centre. The main car park is on the left and the box is in the courtyard on the fence close to the entrance into the stables.


Info & Restrictions:

Fly and spinner only. All trout under 7” must be returned, no more than 2 trout and 1 sea trout to be retained per day. Please return all grayling.

There is a café in the Equestrian Centre serving hot and cold food and drink which anglers are welcome to use – tel. 01566 775543.

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