650m of LHB, this stretch of the Lynher is characterised by riffle-run sections and pocket water with occasional deep pool. This compact but varied section of the Lynher has 5 good holding pools and offers the chance of sea trout and Salmon through the season. The brown trout fishing is prevalent throughout the year but is at its best in May and June. The waters here are usually very clear and sight fishing for trout with a dry fly is certainly possible, after a rainfall event the turbidity will rise considerably and we advise the use of a Duo or Euronymph set up for these conditions. The 2020 season here was short but very productive, a number of anglers enjoyed a day of Dry fly fishing, landing a number of trout up to 10". Euro nymph techniques landed more, and larger trout through the season with fish up to 13" landed.
Information & restrictions
Brown & Sea trout season 15th March - 30th September.
Salmon season 1st March - 14th October.
Fly, spinner and worm (worm fishing is only allowed between June 16 and August 31). All trout under 7” must be returned, no more than 2 trout, 2 sea trout or 1 salmon to be retained per day. Sorry, no dogs.
Holiday cottages are available at Berrio Mill as well as free range eggs and honey (see advert overleaf).
Tel: 01579 363252. www.berriomill.co.uk
Directions & access
From Callington town centre head north on the A388 then take the first sign post left to Maders and Golberdon. Continue for 2.5 miles past Maders and on through the crossroads at Golberdon. Follow the road down into the valley for 0.4 miles and turn right immediately before Kerney Bridge signed Mornick. Continue 0.1 miles and park in the space on your left near the gate. The token box is located through the gate. Post your tokens and proceed around the pig field and down to the river, there is a fenced path along the beat.
These are the very latest catch returns for this beat
18th March 2021
4 × Brown Trout
19th March 2021
20th March 2021
4 × Brown Trout
11th April 2021
2 × Brown Trout
1 × Salmon
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