Fishing in the New Forest
Experience individual tuition on the worlds best chalk stream(1hr away)
Fly fishing on the River Test is world renowned; Instructor Jon Hall has access to a stretch of water at Broadlands offering first class trout, sea trout, grayling and salmon fishing. Some coarse fishing is also available on the estate.
Contact him for more details.
Tel: 0208 749 4175
Try your hand at outwitting the famous Itchen Trout(40mins away)
Lower Itchen fishery is owned by Lyndsey Farmiloe. This is an excellent fishery for both the game and coarse angler.
Tel:023 8081 4389
Enjoy a day on the river bank(20mins away)
Sandy Balls Holiday Park own a stretch of the River Avon, permits can be purchased from the onsite Cycle Shop. http://www.sandyballs.co.uk/
Fish in some of the areas most picturesque waters
Somerley Lakes and some sections of the Avon are managed by Christchurch Angling Club, contact them for details of Day Tickets.
Explore the hidden waters of the New Forest
The Forestry Commission have several fishing sites throughout the New Forest, contact them direct for more details. http://www.forestry.gov.uk/website/recreation.nsf/LUWebDocsByKey/England...
Combine an afternoons fishing with a delicious Cream Tea(40mins away)
Dandys Ford fishery and tearooms, near Romsey is in a beautiful setting and you will spot plenty of New Forest wildlife from the water’s edge.
Fill up your species score card at Moors Valley(40mins away)
Moors Valley Country Park offers Day Tickets. The following fish are regularly caught: Roach, Rudd, Tench, Pike and Dace. A Day Ticket must be purchased from the Information Point in the Visitor Centre.