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Fly Fishing at Bovey Castle

Bovey Castle is the perfect fishing hotel – not least because you can fish our stocked lake on the Bovey Castle estate. In addition to the estate fishing, Bovey Castle offers angling for brown trout, salmon and sea trout on many miles of the Upper Teign, a 10 minute drive from the hotel.

We can also arrange a professional instructor or guide for you, offering expert fly fishing tuition. Our guides can help you to get the most from your fishing while you are here with us. Our introduction sessions with one of the activities team for guests who are new to the pursuit are available in small group numbers. Have a go and learn the basics of casting a fly and some of the more traditional techniques.

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A personal rod license is needed and can be purchased from the local post office during opening hours. Fishing permits can be purchased from the Resort Team. Please be aware this activity is subject to a cancellation notice period of 24 hours prior to booking time, full payment will be required if cancelled after this period.

The Detail

Permits for a days fishing

Permit for half a day fishing

Borrow a basic fishing kit

Upper Teign fishing seasons
Brown/sea trout: 15 March to 30 September. Salmon: 1 February to 30 September.

Fly fishing tuition lasts for approximately one hour and costs £50 per person.

Fly fishing instruction and coaching take place on the hotel lakes with our fully-qualified instructor.

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