Beat 37: Fernworthy Reservoir


About Beat 37: Fernworthy Reservoir

Set on one of the highest points of Dartmoor, this picturesque reservoir offers traditional fly fishing for wild and stocked brown trout. We stock fish up to 4lbs with the average size being 10-12 inches. Fishing is from the bank only. Traditional dark fly patterns (Black Gnats, Bibios, Beetles, and Hoppers) as well as sedge patterns (Invicta) work well. Fish the margins and walk the banks to cover as much water as possible. ‘Catch and release' only on this ticket. Best Flies: Black Gnat/Invicta/G & H Sedge/Dry flies July onwards.

Fish Species

Brown Trout

Season Dates

Start Date
15th March
End Date
13th October

Information & restrictions

Catch and Release only Tuition: Dave Hoskin Tel: 01647 252 244 [email protected]; Richard Jackson Tel: 01647 246 65 [email protected]; Mike Stone Tel: 01626 890 888 [email protected]; Chris Sherwood Tel: 01803 712 332 [email protected]; John Hern Tel: 01392 464917 [email protected] Andy Watson Tel: 07587 219 213 [email protected] Geoff Stephens Tel: 0774 986 7393 [email protected],

Directions & access

Address: Fernworthy Reservoir, Near Chagford, Cornwall TQ13 8EA Fishery Size: 78 acres Best Flies: Black Gnat, Invicta, G&H Sedge, Dry Flies July Onwards

Beat map

Lat 50.643092
Long -3.879116
Recent Catches

These are the very latest catch returns for this beat

19th August 2021

No catches

26th August 2021

1 × Brown Trout

22nd September 2021

1 × Brown Trout

30th September 2021

No catches
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