Beat 61: Cad

Plym

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About Beat 61: Cad

The River Cad is the easterly fork at the top of the River Plym. Running from Shaugh Bridge to just below Cadover Bridge, this enchanting beat features RHB fishing giving a mix of riffles, pocket water and plunge pools hosting some wily old brown trout. The Cad is best fished from late May/early June onward with upstream dry and duo set ups being particularly effective, although deep pockets of fast water are also good for modern nymphing styles. Cover the water, remain stealthy and keep mobile and you might just uncover some surprises! The Cad is a tricky beat for less mobile anglers and confidence climbing over boulders is essential. This ticket is for brown trout only on the fly in accordance with Dartmoor National Park regulations and the rules of Plymouth & District Freshwater Angling Association (PDFAA), the Club holding rights to this beat. Barbless hooks and catch and release are mandatory. For more information visit https://pdfaa.org

Fish Species

Brown Trout
Sea Trout
Salmon

Season Dates

Start Date
15th March
End Date
1st October

Information & restrictions

Brown Trout Fishing only Fly Fishing Only Barbless Hooks Only

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. QR code located on the side of the Shaugh Prior Sign at the entrance to the Dewerstone Carpark

Beat map

Lat 50.454138
Long -4.067227
Recent Catches

These are the very latest catch returns for this beat

3rd March 2022

No catches

11th July 2022

5 × Brown Trout
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