Beat 30: Boldford Bridge

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About Beat 30: Boldford Bridge

With 1000m of single right hand bank, this is a nice section of the Carey which is the upper and most popular of the two Carey beats. It comprises small riffle sections and some deep pools and runs, offering good dry fly and nymph fishing. Best fished from within the river using 7ft, 3-4wt fly rods. Catches on the Carey beats continue to steadily improve with reports of good mayfly hatches over the past few seasons.

Fish Species

Brown Trout
Sea Trout
Salmon
Grayling

Season Dates

Start Date
16th March
End Date
30th November

Information & restrictions

Fly only. All trout under 7” must be returned, no more than 2 trout to be retained per day. Please return all sea trout and grayling. Sorry, no dogs.

Directions & access

From Launceston take the A388 to Holsworthy. After crossing the Tamar at Netherbridge, take the third turn on your right, signed Broadwoodwidger. Continue on this road, until you go over the old railway bridge and park on the right hand side before Boldford Bridge. Walk down the path to the right hand side of the bridge and enter the field through the gateway. The box is attached to a tree approx. 30m downstream from the gateway.

Beat map

Lat 50.6698445
Long -4.388812
Recent Catches

These are the very latest catch returns for this beat

25th April 2019

1 × Brown Trout

24th March 2019

3 × Brown Trout

24th March 2019

3 × Brown Trout

23rd March 2019

1 × Brown Trout
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