Beat 2: Week Bridge

Little Exe – River Exe

Beat 2: Week Bridge – Little Exe

SS 912340 – SS 920340    Approximately 900m of left hand single bank.

A lovely section of the upper river providing fishing for wild brown trout within the Exmoor National Park. The beat comprises a good mix of riffled runs, glides and deeper pools. With a few more rod days in 2017, the catch returns were a little down on previous years but it still produce some healthy brown trout.

2 Tokens

Beat Details

Trout: 15 March – 30 Sept

Access: ***

Fishability: ***


Directions & Access:

Parking is available at the pull-in some 100m east of the access point into the beat. Access to the water is gained by crossing the cattle bridge at the downstream end. The token box is located inside the first field upstream, by the hedge. The A396 is the main road between Tiverton and Minehead. From the A396 take the road west signed Winsford/Withypool, proceed for 200m, a parking pull-in is located on the left.

Info & Restrictions:

Brown trout catch and release, fly fishing only. Barbless hooks recommended. Fishing is permitted between sunrise and sunset each day.

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 Mike Weaver demonstrates fly tying for Westcountry brown trout and grayling

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