Wingstone farm is an ideal base to enjoy some of the fantastic fishing the region has to offer. Visitor day passes can be purchased for both the River Dart and the Upper Teign. The West Country Angling passport scheme is also available providing tokens for fishing various westcountry rivers.
The Dart Angling Association lease about 9 miles of the bank fishing for brown trout, sea trout and salmon on the River Dart just below Totnes Weir pool upstream. For more information visit dartaa.org.uk.
The Upper Teign Fishing Association has the rights to fish on many miles of the upper reaches of the River Teign. This is a noted game fishing river in the South West. Sea trout fishing is best in spring and summer and fly fishing for wild brown trout can be enjoyed at any time in the season. For more information visit upper-teign-fishing.org.uk.
Crediton Fly Fishing Club is a small-stream 'fly only' fishing club based in Crediton, in between Dartmoor and Exmoor. It covers three rivers (Creedy, Yeo and Culvery) which all have abundant fly life including a Mayfly hatch which provides superb opportunities to fish for wild brown trout throughout most of the season. For more information visit fly-fishing-club.co.uk.
Is located at the Southern edge of the Dartmoor National Park. Free wilderness brown trout fishing for wild fish is available to holders of a valid Environmental Agency Rod Licence. For more information visit swlakestrust.org.uk.
Kennick Reservoir is managed by the South West Lakes Trust and surrounded by beautiful farmland and forest on Dartmoor. It is a top-rated premier rainbow trout fishery and is frequently stocked with rainbow trout up to 8lb. For more information visit kennickflyfishers.co.uk.
The River Taw rises high on Dartmoor, meandering through mid Devon countryside eventually reaching the Taw Estuary at Barnstaple. It is one of the most popular sea trout and salmon rivers known to anglers all over the world.
Fishing is available all along the Devon Coast with Teignmouth only 20 to 25 minutes' drive away, and nearby Torbay, Dartmouth and Salcombe.
A very popular place for anglers due to easy access. Float fishing will usually produce mackerel, garfish, pollack, wrasse and bass.
Is the largest locally and is fed with large volumes of fresh water from Dartmoor. Upper areas produce good flounder. Lower areas produce cole, whiting, pollack and codling.