FISHING

THE RIVER CAMEL 

THE RIVER CAMEL

The camel rises on the north west edge of Bodmin moor and flows past Camelford to its estuary at Wadebridge. The run of salmon tends to be late, With some of the best fishing in November & December. Sea trout in summer,  Brown trout in upper reaches and tributaries  

ANGLING 2000

River Camel

WATERS: Beat on The De Lank ( Tributary of The River Camel ). 

Flexible Permit Fishing For Trout

SPECIES: Trout 

PERMITS: TEL: 01566 784488

CHARGES: 5 Per Day

SEASON: 1st April to 30th September

METHODS: Fly Only

( FOR MORE  INFORMATION CONTACT )

Simon Evans

Westcountry Rivers Trust Fore Street

Lifton PL16 0AA TEL: 01566 784488

EMAIL: simon@wrt.org.uk

BODMIN ANGLERS ASSOCIATION

River Camel

WATERS: 11.5 Miles 

SPECIES: Salmon, Sea Trout 

PERMITS: Roger Lashbrook at Stan Mays Store Bodmin

D Odgers Gwendreath Dunmere Bodmin

Membership Details From Secretary

CHARGES: 15 Per Day or 40 Per Week, Juniors Half Price 

SEASON: 1st April to 30th September

METHODS: Fly Worm, Spinner

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Mr Burrows

26 Meadow Place Bodmin

TEL: 01208 75513

EMAIL: ivan@breathe.com

BUTTERWELL FISHERY

River Camel

WATERS: 1.5 Miles 

SPECIES: Sea Trout to 10lb 2oz & Salmon to 18lb. 5 Years Average 50 Salmon & 200 Sea Trout

PERMITS: On Site

CHARGES: 20/Day Maximum 5 Rods/ Day or 40 Per Week, Juniors Half Price

Priority Given to Residents 

SEASON: 1st May to 30th August Night Fly Fishing Only For Sea Trout 

1st September to 15th December For Salmon

METHODS: Any Method For Salmon After 1st September

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Tyson & Janet Jackson

Butterwell Nr Nanstallon 

Bodmin PL30 5LQ TEL: 01208 831515

EMAIL: tyson@butterwell.u-net.com

FENWICK TROUT FISHERY

River Camel

WATERS: 570 Yards

SPECIES: Sea Trout & Salmon

PERMITS: On Site E A License Required

CHARGES: Please Phone For Details

SEASON: As Current E A Byelaws

METHODS: Fly Fishing From Bank Only

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David & Shirley Thomas

Old Coach Road Dunmere

Bodmin PL31 2RD TEL: 01208 78296

WADEBRIDGE & DISTRICT ANGLING ASSOCIATION

River Camel

WATERS: 10 Miles Plus ( 1 Mile Tributary River Allen )

SPECIES: Salmon to 27lb Sea Trout to 7lb

PERMITS: Day/Week Permits, Bait Bunker Polmoria Road Wadebridge TEL: 01208 816403

Padstow Angling Centre The Drang. Padstow TEL: 01841 532762

Rogers Tackle Shop, Stan Mays Store Bodmin TEL: 01208 78006

CHARGES: Day 25, Week 100

SEASON: Visitor Permits End 31st September, Although 4 Tickets Per Week

 ( No Day Tickets ) Are Available Until The End of November - Must be Prebooked

METHODS: No Maggots Permitted Fly & Spinning, Natural Baits on Some Beats 

( FOR MORE  INFORMATION CONTACT )

Jon Evans

Polgeel Polbrook

Washaway PL30 3AN TEL: 01208 812447 or 07732 921015

EMAIL: jonrevens@aol.com

RIVER CAMEL FISHERIES ASSOCIATION

The Association Represents All Major Riparian Owners

And Fishing Clubs On The River Camel

Agrees Fish Limits, Conservation Policy And Enhancement Projects

 In Co-operation With The Environment Agency

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E D T Jackson

Butterwell Nr Nanstallon 

Bodmin PL30 5LQ TEL: 01208 831515