Beat 6: Garramarsh



About Beat 6: Garramarsh

Garramarsh on the Mole comprises 800m of single bank, with four main pools with a mix of glides and riffles. The larger pools are likely to offer the chance of a salmon or day time sea trout following a spate. In times of lower water it should provide good brown trout fishing. Wild Brownies up to a whooping 2lb 4oz have been landed on this beat.

Fish Species

Brown Trout
Sea Trout

Season Dates

Start Date
15th March
End Date
1st October

Information & restrictions

Fly only, single barbless hooks to be used at all times when fishing catch and release. All trout under 8” must be returned. 1 brown trout of over 8” or 1 sea trout of over 10” may be retained per day. 1 salmon may be retained per day subject to national and local byelaws. Voluntary catch and release of all species strongly encouraged. Sorry, no dogs. Brown trout and Salmon season 15th March - 30 September.

Directions & access

From South Molton, take the B3137 south towards Witheridge, the beat is only some 3m south of South Molton. When in Alswear take the road off the A3137 sign posted George Nympton/ King’s Nympton. Continue along this road for 450m, crossing over the river and you will find Garramarsh Farm on the right. Proceed up the drive; the parking area is not far along on the right. A path is located to the right of the parking area that leads to a stile that provides access to the river. The lower part of the beat is accessed through the five bar gate a little way down the hill from the entrance into Garramarsh Farm. The token box is the post on the left hand side of the path just before the stile at the entrance to the beat.

Beat map

Lat 50.987152
Long -3.8229617
Recent Catches

These are the very latest catch returns for this beat

16th April 2021

3 × Brown Trout

22nd April 2021

1 × Brown Trout
2 × Salmon

25th April 2021

No catches

30th May 2021

No catches
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