Fly Fishing Lessons in Devon at Fernworthy Lake  
 
Fly fishing lessons in Devon at Fernworthy Lake, give the angler the wonderful opportunity to go fly fishing in an unspoilt and wild location. Set on one of the highest points of Dartmoor it can be wet and windy at times, but the scenary and fishing make up for it. It covers an area of 78 acres and offers wild brown trout fishing from the bank only. It is home to some of the prettiest brown trout you will ever see, absolutely fin perfect and beautifully marked.  
Wander the banks and find secluded inlets to explore, match the hatch, and cast a dry fly to very wary trout. To deceive these creatures will stretch your skills to the limit, and Devon County Fly Fishing will show you how. 
This is a lake where wading is necessary to fish it well. If you have never waded before it is a good place to start as you have no current to contend with and you can get a feel for being in the water and fishing. I always think I feel much more part of the fishing when wading. 
Recommended flies: Black Gnat, Floating Beatle Patterns, Buzzers, small Pheasant Tail Nymphs. A great place for the wild brown trout enthusiasts to indulge themselves. 
Self service ticketing from the fishermans hut see picture below. 
map ref LR191 665840 
Fly Fishing Flies For Fernworthy In Devon 
Black Gnat 
Cruncher 
Black Ant 
Shuttlecock 
Hares Ear 
Beetle Pattern 
Pheasant Tail Nymph 
Skinny Buzzer 
If you would like  
a fly fishing lesson or to be guided on fernworthy lake  
click on  
Devon County Fly Fishing  
logo below. 
 
Fly Fishing Permit Prices 
Full Day Fly Fishing £13.00. Concession £11.00 
Child Under 16 / Wheelchair £4.00 
 
 
Run By South West Lakes Trust. 
Catch and release is encouraged at this fishery. A bag of two fish can be taken, measuring 10 inches minimum. 
 
 
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