Fishing Holidays Devon
Information on our lakes:
Fly Fishing Lake
A 1/3rd acre trout pond which is fly fishing only, stocked with brown and rainbow trout fish. Catch and release generally but rainbow trout can be taken by agreement for the barbeque at a replacement cost charge (£2.75 per lb) light rod only required 4/5/6 weight with nymphs or sometimes dry fly. Tuition available for beginners by arrangement c/w tackle.
Approx 2 Acre lake with two islands stocked with carp to 20lbs, Tench to 4lbs and Rudd to 1lb plus .Greatly under fished with no established catch method. Depths up to about 8-10 feet at the dam end, many overhanging trees in a beautiful setting. Boat available on the lake – at own risk! , Three wooden fishing platforms. Water generally quite clear More carp shortly to be introduced. Fishing methods not restricted but barbless hooks, good practice and unhooking mats suggested. Night fishing is allowed for guests staying at Millbrook. This lake has been greatly under fished and is a challenge for a good fisherman to make his mark by catching some of the larger carp that can be seen cruising but are not easy to take. Baits--Both-- natural maggots/worms to pellets sweetcorn boilies and floating baits.
Fishing rules and regulations
Barbed hooks are not allowed under any circumstances.
No keep nets, and unhooking mats are required.
Please note fishing is for guests only- we do not offer day fishing at present
Fishing Holidays at Millbrook Cottages
Coarse and Fly Fishing on site
Feedback from Fishermen
"Truly Home from Home. Peaceful quiet and relaxing. Great Fishing - A Fisherman's Dream. We must return soon. Thank you very much"
"Very impressed with cottage and surroundings, fishing was great. Really enjoyed stay, next time longer. We'll be back."
The Coarse Fishing lake - Carp from 1lb - 25lb
Tench from 2lb - 4lb
New stock - 54lbs of new carp
Fishing is included when staying at any of the properties at Millbrook
New To fishing? Roger Bickley is our local fishing expert, he offers lessons in fly or coarse fishing,he will provide all of the equipment for you to try please click for details
Have a look at our fishing album
Rising Sun fishing on River Taw - Salmon fishing- only a 5 minutes drive 01598 760430 (Peter Huntington)
Blake Well Fisheries -Old Mill, Blakewell Lane. 1m N. Barnstaple. Brown and rainbow. trout av. 2¼ lb. Various day permits from £20 for 5 fish, to £12 for 2 fish, from the fishery. This establishment also runs a commercial fish farm. Richard or John Nickell. Tel: 01271 44533
Devon Fishing Site Links
Devon Fly Fishing
Fish South West