Beat 7: Blue Fox Glade

Little Dart


About Beat 7: Blue Fox Glade

This is a secluded stretch of about 1200m of left hand single bank with a nice mix of riffles, runs and some lovely big pools. Trout fishing with a chance of a sea trout or possibly a salmon, given good water. Usually lightly fished, possibly due to the walk to access the water, this beat remains productive to the few anglers who fish it regularly, often producing a really decent stamp of brown trout. Plenty of fish in the 10” range for those that give it a go.

Fish Species

Brown Trout

Season Dates

Start Date
1st March
End Date
1st October

Information & restrictions

Spinning for salmon allowed before 1 April thereafter fly only. All trout under 8” must be returned, no more than 2 trout to be retained per day. No more than 1 salmon, 2 sea trout to be retained per day. Sorry, no dogs. Brown trout season 15th March - 30 September. Salmon Season March 1st - 30th September.

Directions & access

To navigate to this Beat via Fish Pass app on your mobile device using maps, scroll to the bottom of this Beat page and click “Tap to explore” on the map, then tap the Navigation Arrow Icon on the map. On the A377 at Eggesford Station take the B3042 east to Chawleigh for 1.7miles and bear left at Hollow Tree Cross on to the B3096. 50 or so yards along on the right you will see double gates with a sign saying Blue Fox Glade, Target Sports, etc. Open and go through the gates closing them behind you. Either park inside the gates being sure not to block the track or proceed 250m down the track and park adjacent to the log piles on the right; the token box is by the log piles next to a willow. You can then proceed down the track to the beat on foot.

Beat map

Lat 50.903594
Long -3.8457507
Recent Catches

These are the very latest catch returns for this beat

19th March 2022

11 × Brown Trout

4th April 2022

No catches

11th April 2022

No catches

7th May 2022

No catches
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