Full of fish of varying year classes, the River Heddon has a good breeding population of native brown trout, a large amount of caddis and other invertebrate life.
Enjoy the natural characteristics of The River Valley Estate, this stunning 500-acre master- planned community with its picturesque Florida River, broad grasslands, breathtaking mountain views, wildlife corridors, and trophy trout fishing. Rules and Regulations for Fishing in Wears Valley and the Smoky Mountains Fishing is permitted from 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after dusk daily All visitors must possess a valid fishing license or permit Daily limit of five brook, rainbow or brown trout, smallmouth bass (or any combination of these). The club was formed in 1990 and is dedicated to wild trout and grayling fishing. The river runs over limestone through a steep sided valley with rapids and pools. There is a good mayfly hatch. Downstream of our fishing the river disappears into sinkholes during times of very low flow, fortunately the Swainsley section does not go dry. In those 5 years I stared in my own fishing show called ELITE FISHING which was seen by 100,000 people a week on Whistler Cable. I have made a name for myself as the man to see if you want to catch fish. Now back working at Spud Valley Sporting Goods Ltd, 'The Family Business', I love working with my brother Sheridan and father Ivan. Fishing reports. Get the latest fishing conditions, water flows, weather, maps, guides, and fishing access.
From the National Trust car park, walk down the riverside paths to the beach, get in and carefully wade up, picking pockets and chutes all the way while exploring the larger deeper pools.
Please note that this is fly fishing and catch & release only. Please also use barbless or de-barbed hooks.
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Fishing at Heddon Valley costs £12 per day.
Fishing can be purchased through the Fish Pass app where you will need to pre pay for tokens, valued at £3 each in blocks of 5 tokens. If you have some left over after fishing they will stay safe on your account untill you want to fish again.
With over 30 other venues accross the West Country from £6 to £15 a day, why not give another river a go? You'll find all their details in the app.
Under 18s can fish for just 2 tokens when accompanied by a full paying adult.
For more information about Fish Pass:
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Fish Pass User Guide (PDF / 4.9MB) download
An Environment Agency Rod License is required by law to fish. They can be purchased online or from post offices by the day, week or year. Children under 13 do not need a licence. Licences for children aged between 13 and 16 are free but you’ll still need to get a junior licence.
Please visit https://www.gov.uk/fishing-licences
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After a day of fishing, you can also head to the Hunters Inn for a meal, a pint or an overnight stay. Every penny you spend allows us to continue the important land and wildlife conservation work that we do here in Heddon Valley.