Where to fly fish ?

tonyjhc

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I usually hike camp and fly fish in the NW Scottish Highlands during the summer months.
This is looking to be an unlikely prospect this summer.
I do not drive and would need to travel by public transport to any recommended area,thereafter I am happy to hike.
Tentatively thinking of Dartmoor.
Any advice on that as a possibility or any other suggestions ?
 

ohanzee

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I usually hike camp and fly fish in the NW Scottish Highlands during the summer months.
This is looking to be an unlikely prospect this summer.
I do not drive and would need to travel by public transport to any recommended area,thereafter I am happy to hike.
Tentatively thinking of Dartmoor.
Any advice on that as a possibility or any other suggestions ?
There was a thing on Countrywide just moments ago, they mentioned that Dartmoor and Scotland are the only places you can wild camp in the UK.

So..Dartmoor is probably it.
 

aenoon

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There was a thing on Countrywide just moments ago, they mentioned that Dartmoor and Scotland are the only places you can wild camp in the UK.

So..Dartmoor is probably it.
Would probably get a rather rude welcome doing same in Dartmoor as you would NW Highlands!
Especially coming from London!
Unless regulations are lifted somewhat Tony, dont do it!
regards
Bert
 

boisker

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I should wait a month before you start deciding and making plans...
East / West Dart could do with some rainfall they are both looking a bit skinny...
i walked up the East Dart this afternoon.. no fishing, just a 6 mile easy walk in stunning surroundings..
 

tonyjhc

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Would probably get a rather rude welcome doing same in Dartmoor as you would NW Highlands!
Especially coming from London!
Unless regulations are lifted somewhat Tony, dont do it!
regards
Bert
Would probably get a rather rude welcome doing same in Dartmoor as you would NW Highlands!
Especially coming from London!
Unless regulations are lifted somewhat Tony, dont do it!
regards
Bert
No plans in the immediate future unless there is a change in regulations.
It was more a feasibility study than a planned trip.
70 days of lock down the imagination tends to wander

Tony
 

kreid

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I can recommend the the Inny, which is on the border with Devon. Lovely wee stream with a decent head of grayling, have not fished it this millennium though! Last time was 1999.
 

iainmortimer

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Have you thought about Cumbria? You could work your way up to Cow Green reservoir and back along the river getting day tickets as you go. Still not ideal though as I think that area is still an infection centre!
 
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