Visit our beautiful 32 acre estate. A haven for fishing and relaxtion with beautiful 5 star accommodation. Fishing is free of charge for any guests and is exclusive for guests staying at Millbrook and Rose Cottage
Coarse Lake Fishing
Our coarse lake is 200m from the Millbrook Cottages. It is approximately 2 acres with two islands stocked with carp up to 25lbs (including Crucian, mirrored and standard), Tench up to 4lbs, Perch up to 2lbs, Roach and various Rudd. It is under fished (due to no day fishing) with no established catch method, but is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the surroundings.
The depth is approximately 8-10 feet at the dam end, with many overhanging trees in a beautiful setting.
There are three humanmade wooden fishing platforms.
The water generally is quite clear with fishing methods not restricted but barbless hooks, good practice and unhooking mats suggested.
We annually restock the coarse lake with 3"-4" carp (different varieties) which has produced a variety of species and sizes great for fisherman of all abilities.
Night fishing is allowed for guests staying at Millbrook. Baits Both natural maggots/worms to pellets sweetcorn boilies and floating baits.
Fly Fishing Lake
Our fly fishing lake is a 1/3rd acre. It is fly fishing only, stocked with brown and rainbow trout.
The lake has a catch and release policy. Light rod only required 4/5/6 weight with nymphs or sometimes dry fly. Tuition is available for beginners by arrangement c/w tackle.
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.
Call Richard or John Nickell on Tel: 01271 44533Devon Fishing Site Links:Devon Fly Fishing /
Fish South West