Beat 31: Jays

Carey

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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 2020 season was productive with anglers landing trout to 12” and grayling to 13”, sea trout entered the beat in the summer with one being caught on a euro nymphing set up. This beat has benefited from habitat improvement works and fishery access creation/maintenance recently, with more improvements planned throughout the 2021 season.

Fish Species

Brown Trout
Sea Trout
Salmon
Grayling

Season Dates

Start Date
15th March
End Date
1st December

Information & restrictions

Fly only. Catch and release only, Please return all fish. Sorry, no dogs. Brown trout season: 15th March - September 30th. Grayling season: 16th June - 30th November.

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

13th July 2021

4 × Brown Trout
2 × Grayling

29th July 2021

5 × Brown Trout
1 × Grayling

11th September 2021

7 × Brown Trout
3 × Grayling

17th October 2021

5 × Brown Trout
7 × Grayling
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