Enjoy a day of excellent fishing on the River Windrush. It’s the ideal setting for beginners and more experienced anglers, with over a mile of river bank and our own fishing lodge. This is a rewarding beat, with a good head of fish, easy access with mown banks and a variety of slow and fast water to fish.
Guests can fish independently with their own tackle or spend a day out on the river with our experienced ghillie to show you the ropes.
RIVER WINDRUSH FISHING
Brown trout, rainbow trout, barbel, chub, dace, roach, grayling, bream, pike and rudd. All fishing is on a catch and release basis. There are several pockets of deep water, so wading is prohibited.
TYPES OF FISHING
Fly fishing and coarse fishing.
Coarse fishing: 16 June – 14 March
Fly fishing: 1 April – 30 September
Trout: 1 April – 30 September
Grayling: 16 June – 14 March
Guests must buy a licence before fishing on the River Windrush through www.gov.uk/fishing-licences.
May-Flys, Olive Dun,Blue Dun, Palmer, Gnat,Red Quill, Greenwells Glory, various weighted nymphs.
Guests are welcome to fish independently if they have their own equipment.
Guests must buy a licence before fishing on the River Windrush through www.gov.uk/fishing-licences. It takes 30 minutes for the licence to validated, and you can start fishing after that. This is a legal requirement.
FISHING WITH A PRIVATE GHILLIE
Spend time on the river with our experienced ghillie who will give you an introduction to fly fishing, practical fly casting tuition and a short session fishing.
No experience necessary, all equipment provided. Half-day tuition (four hours) which must be pre-booked.
One person £180
Two people £240
Three people £280
Four people £320