Fishing on Dartmoor
Dartmoors rivers are noted for their fishing of wild brown trout, sea trout and salmon. The West Dart flows through one of the most beautiful valleys on Dartmoor, and is fed by several major tributaries. It includes some of the largest fishing pools on Dartmoor. The East and West Dart and their tributaries offer some 25kms of river to explore and fish.
Clean rivers and fresh air in stunning surroundings, who wouldn't fancy a day out in some of the most staggering river and reservoir locations in Devon? The Upper Teign is a magical river with boulder-strewn water around Fingle Bridge and Castle Drogo.
Fernworthy Reservoir is nestled in the heart of Dartmoor National Park, adjacent to the idyllic village of Chagford. Set on one of the highest points of Dartmoor, this picturesque reservoir offers traditional fly fishing for wild and stocked brown trout. Stocked with fish up to 4lbs with the average size being 10-12 inches. Permits for Fenworthy are available to buy online. Season Date: 15 March - 12 October
Dartmoor Fishing Seasons
Salmon: 1 February to 30 September
Sea trout: 15 March to 30 September
Brown trout: 15 March to 30 September