Beat 2: Week Bridge


About Beat 2: Week Bridge

Approximately a 900m section of left hand single bank 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.

Fish Species

Brown Trout

Season Dates

Start Date
15th March
End Date
30th September

Information & restrictions

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

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.

Beat map

Lat 51.0967853
Long -3.5433947
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