This beat, with 600m of RHB, is just above the tide and has a good head of brown trout and usually a run of sea trout from late April. Try a 7-8ft 3-5wt fly rod and fish in the evening for sea trout. They can be caught on nymph by day but worm and Mepps (size 2) are often the most effective method, particularly after a summer spate (even better if coinciding with spring tides). The section above the weir and the pool below are generally the most productive. It is becoming a little more popular with fly fishers looking for browns but is generally very lightly fished.
Information & restrictions
Fly, spinner and worm. All trout under 7” must be returned, no more than 2 trout or 2 sea trout to be retained per day.
Trout season runs from 1 April to 30 September.
SALMON AND SEA TROUT PROTECTION BYELAWS
No person shall remove any live or dead salmon taken by rod and line from any waters, or tributaries of such waters or estuaries of such waters, listed in Schedule 1 or Schedule 2 or banks of those waters.
This Byelaw shall not apply to any person who lawfully takes a salmon and returns it immediately to the water with the least possible injury.
Directions & access
From St Austell take the A390 to Truro. Pass through Grampound and at the next roundabout take the first left to Truro. Continue for 3 miles and cross over the Tresillian River and take the first right and continue for approx.0.3 miles. With the cemetery on your left enter through the gateway on the right (with ornamental metal gates you will have to open and close behind you). Proceed along the track and park up by the box on the left hand side. Walk down to the river through the rush pasture or along the path leading upstream.
These are the very latest catch returns for this beat
29th June 2021
23 × Brown Trout
1 × Sea Trout
2nd July 2021
7th July 2021
1 × Brown Trout
22nd July 2021
3 × Brown Trout
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