Goodworth Clatford River Anton



 Beat location.

park_green_1Beat 1 parking
park_green_3Beat 2 & 3 parking
park_green_4Beat 4 parking
accessAccess from Longstock road to beats 1, 2, 3


loading map - please wait...

Parking for Beat 4: 51.178401, -1.482801
Access to beat 1, 2 & 3 from Longstock Road: 51.170885, -1.484561
Beat 2/3 Goodworth Clatford: 51.170885, -1.479937
Access to beat 1 and parking: 51.165213, -1.476455



Trout Fishery Rules

Trout Fishery Rules

  1. All rods must be in possession of an EA rod licence available online here
    or from any Post Office.
  2. Strictly NO rod sharing
  3. Bag Limit: One and a half brace of Trout may be taken per day.    Rainbow Trout and Grayling will not count towards the bag limit.  All diseased fish must be killed and disposed of discreetly.
  4. Fishing is by upstream dryfly only until after 1st August when nymphing is permitted.using traditional patterns and sizes.
  5. Wading is not necessary and is therefore not permitted as it damages the riverbed.
  6. Dogs must be kept under control at all times.  The keeper reserves the right to request any dog to be removed that is causing a nuisance.
  7. Litter should not be left in the fishing huts or on the river banks.  All litter must be taken home.  Please do not gut fish in the fishing huts or on the river bank.
  8. Fires are strictly forbidden. Barbecues are not permitted unless previously agreed with the Estate.
  9. All catches must be recorded in the books provided in the fishing huts in order that the river may remain adequately stocked. The level of stocking will be dependent upon the recorded catches on each beat.
  10. Rods are restricted to fishing the beat assigned to them.
  11. All catches must be recorded in the registers in the fishing huts in order that the River may remain adequately stocked. The level of stocking will be dependant upon the recorded catches on each beat. Rods are reminded that this is not a catch and release Fishery, and fishing for Trout must cease once the bag limit of 3 fish is reached. Rods may continue to fish for Grayling, but a breach of this Rule will result in the offending Rod being asked to leave the Fishery without refund.
  12. When fishing Beats 1, 2 and 3 rods are requested to keep the number of cars on the River bank to an absolute minimum. The tracks cross old water meadows and are liable to become soft at times.
  13. The Estate (Westover Farm Partnership)  or Famous Fishing does not hold responsibility for loss or damage to property belonging to any of the rods or their guests.  Similarly the Estate or Famous Fishing does not hold responsibility for any personal injury to the rods themselves or their guests whilst on the property. Please read Risk Assessment page on this site.
  14. For your own and others safety whilst fishing please read our Risk Assessment HERE before commencing fishing.

Accommodation & Food

The Peat Spade Longstock

THE PEAT SPADE is set in an undeniably rural and tranquil setting. Longstock is a pretty village just a couple of miles north of Stockbridge, in the heart of the glorious Test Valley. The Test Valley is one of the best kept secrets in Hampshire, nestling between the historic cities of Winchester and Salisbury, with the New Forest to the south and London an hours drive away. The area is characterised by wonderful countryside, picture postcard villages and the River Test famous for being the fly fishing capital of the world. Tel: +44 (0)1264 810612

Grayling Fishery Rules

GRAYLING FISHING RULES

1 Barbless hooks must be used, handle fish carefully with wet hands, and return quickly and carefully to the water. Please kill
and discreetly dispose of any diseased fish all other fish to be returned.

2. Fishing is by single fly and single nymph only, using traditional patterns and sizes. The use of a small dry fly as an indicator fished New Zealand style is permitted.

3. Wading is not necessary and is therefore not permitted as it damages the riverbed.

4. Dogs must be kept under control at all times. The Keeper reserves the right to request any dog to be removed that is causing a nuisance.

5. Litter should not be left in the fishing huts or on the river banks. All litter must be taken home, and take particular care with discarded line as it is extremely hazardous to wildlife. Please cut into small sections before disposal.

6. All Rods must be in possession of an Environment Agency Licence.

7. Rods are not restricted to fishing a Beat, but are asked to maintain a respectful distance from any other Rods fishing.

8. When fishing Beats 1, 2 and 3 rods are requested to keep the number of cars on the River bank to an absolute minimum.

NB: The water meadows can become very wet and treacherous during the Winter months, and Rods without four wheel drive must leave vehicles on the old railway line or by the entrance gate to the Fishery, carefully parked and not restricting access.

The Estate (Westover Farm Partnership) is not responsible for vehicles that become stuck, and cannot guarantee the safe recovery of such vehicles.

9. The Estate (Westover Farm Partnership) does not hold itself responsible for loss or damage to any property belonging to Rods. Similarly the Estate does not hold itself responsible for any personal injury to the Rods themselves or their guests whilst on the property.

10. Please do not target trout whilst grayling fishing.

Fishery details download