Beat 20: Netherbridge Court



About Beat 20: Netherbridge Court

1.5 km mixed single and double bank. This beat offers classic middle Tamar fishing near Launceston and is open in nature, set in a wide floodplain. The beat consists of 8 pools, numerous long glides and wide riffles suited to fly fishing for brown trout and grayling. Trout season runs from 15 March to 30 September and Salmon 1 March 14 October. An upstream dry fly will produce plenty of fish when a hatch is on, whilst a New Zealand style can be lethal here on quieter days. Euro-nymphing often produces the larger fish, the turbidity of the water compliments this method by allowing anglers to approach the deep scoured pools unseen. At the right time, Netherbridge Court will throw out some cracking peal and the occasional Salmon. A great all-rounder beat which offers something for everyone.

Fish Species

Brown Trout
Sea Trout

Season Dates

Start Date
1st January
End Date
31st December

Information & restrictions

Fly fishing only for trout and grayling, fly fishing and spinning for sea trout and salmon. All trout under 7” must be returned. 2 brown or sea trout over 7” may be retained per day subject to mandatory day, week and season bag limits. Prior to 16 June all salmon must be returned. After 16 June 1 salmon may be retained subject to mandatory day, week and season bag limits. After 1 Sept all fish over ten pounds or 30 inches in length to be released. Please return all grayling. Please use barbless or de-barbed single hooks. Sorry, no dogs allowed. Refreshments and fishing tackle is available just up the road at Homeleigh Garden Centre, tel. 01566 771878,

Directions & access

From Launceston, take the A388 signed Holsworthy. Cross over the River Tamar at Netherbridge and after 400m pull into the second driveway on the left signed Netherbridge Court. Follow the drive round to the rear of the large barn development and park at the far corner of the parking area. Follow the path down to the downstream end of the beat. The token box is on the fence on the left hand side of the gateway as you head down the track to the beat, just as you leave the car park.

Beat map

Lat 50.660105
Long -4.335237
Recent Catches

These are the very latest catch returns for this beat

28th July 2020

No catches

1st August 2020

10 × Brown Trout
13 × Grayling

2nd August 2020

3 × Brown Trout

3rd August 2020

4 × Brown Trout
1 × Sea Trout
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