Beat 31: Jays

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About Beat 31: Jays

1.6km of Brown trout and grayling fishing with occasional sea trout on the lower of the two Carey beats available. This beat is in a lovely wide valley with lots of water for several anglers. Like the other Carey beat it is best suited to a shorter fly rod 7-9ft, 2-4 wt. The 2019 season was productive, with good numbers of trout and grayling landed, some larger specimens were mixed in, showing a notable increase in average grayling size on this beat. This beat has benefitted from habitat improvement works and fishery access creation/maintenance recently, with more improvements planned throughout the 2020 season.

Fish Species

Brown Trout
Sea Trout
Salmon
Grayling

Season Dates

Start Date
15th March
End Date
30th November

Information & restrictions

Fly only. Catch and release only, Please return all fish. Sorry, no dogs.

Directions & access

From Launceston take the A388 to Liftondown. Take the left turn signed Holsworthy. At the next T junction turn left to Holsworthy. Continue straight on and you will drop down a steep hill and cross over the River Carey at Heale Bridge. After the bridge, go through the first gateway on the right. Follow the track round to the right and park between the old railway embankments, making sure you leave room for passing vehicles. The box is on the oak tree to the left.

Beat map

Lat 50.65327
Long -4.321826
Recent Catches

These are the very latest catch returns for this beat

15th June 2020

8 × Brown Trout
2 × Grayling

22nd June 2020

5 × Brown Trout
3 × Grayling

25th June 2020

No catches

1st July 2020

4 × Brown Trout
4 × Grayling
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