Lifton, Devon PL16 0AA 01566 784666 www.arundellarms.com Day tickets are available for non-residents of the hotel. The Arundell Arms Hotel has been one of England’s premier fishing hotels for more than half a century. With private fishing on a total of 20 miles of riverbank, anglers can have up to a mile of water to themselves for the day on rivers that are wild. There are two fully qualified fishing instructors, David and Alex and you will find either or both in the Cockpit, the ancient former cock-fighting pit, in the hotel garden every morning at 9am and they are also available every evening at 6.30pm. If you do not have your own tackle you can hire everything you need, including waders. There is also have a well-stocked tackle shop with the latest fishing equipment and a comprehensive selection of local flies.
Nr. Okehampton, Devon PL16 0JL 01409 211507 www.swlakesfishing.co.uk/waters/roadfordlake/ Day tickets available onsite at the Outdoor and Active Centre or online. Brown trout fishing (fly only) Set in the rolling Devon hills on the edge of Dartmoor, Roadford offers more than 700 acres of Brown Trout fishing to explore by boat or bank. There are many little bays and inlets to explore making it very appealing. Roadford is one of the best Brown Trout fisheries in the UK and has provided outstanding fishing in the past few seasons particularly by boat but some equally good catches have been from the bank.
Lewdown, Devon EX20 4PJ 01566 783444 www.gethooked.co.uk/alderlake/ A deep 4 acre lake with Perch, Carp to 25lb, Bream to 8.25lb, Specimen Roach and Tench. Plus natural stock of Trout.
Tavistock, Devon Pl19 8NP 01822 610888 www.gethooked.co.uk/milemeadfisheries/ 5 coarse waters Species: Carp, Mixed coarse