Report

Season 2017

Mr Mark Krukowski a Arundell Arms Fisherman caught Endsleigh's first Salmon this season a 9.lb Salmon caught at Woodtown Croy on a 1" Monkey Tube. Sandra Burling caught a 14.lb Salmon at Joles on a UV fly size 14..

Season 2016.

Endsleigh are pleased to report that our first Salmon and Sea trout have been caught. Mr Charlie Yeoward caught our first Salmon a 14 lb fresh fish caught at Endsleigh Ham on a 1" orange/black tube. Mr Alan White caught our first Sea trout a 3lb fresh fish caught at Cottage 2 on a 2" Mercers fancy. April has been a cold month with north winds and low water temperatures but good river heights. May has got off to a good start with professor Mark Mc Gurk catching a 12,lb Salmon at Underhill on a black/red 1/2" tube. Mr Jon Mc Quade caught an 8,lb Salmon at Shippen on a Sunray shadow. Mr Nigel Smith caught a 9,lb Salmon at Leighwood croy.Mr Robin Baker caught a 12,lb Salmon at Hardstone croy on a G P. Mr Julyan Capper caught a 4,lb sea trout at Leighwood croy on a 3/4" gold/orange tube. Mr Simon Pass caught a 9,lb Salmon at Woodtown and a 3,lb Sea trout at Underhill both caught on a 1 1/4" black/yellow tube.

June has started with very warm weather and low river levels. Mr Simon Pass caught a 7,lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a 1/2" yellow/black tube.Mr Alan White caught a 3,lb Sea trout at Dunterue Weir. Mr Mark Randall caught a 4 1/2,lb Sea Trout at Endsleigh Ford on a red francis. Mrs Sandra Burling caught a 9,lb Salmon at Joles on a no 12 Cascade Ally fly. Mr Jeff Wehner caught a 6,lb Salmon at Woodtown Croy on a 1/2" black/yellow tube.Mr Nigel Smith caught a 3 1/4,lb Sea trout at Lower Black rock on a no 12 Stoats tail and 2 x 1,lb sea trout at Carthamartha run on a no 16 grey wolf. Mrs Baker caught a 2 1/2,lb Sea Trout at Beech tree. Mr Alan White caught three Salmon an 8,lb caught at Endsleigh Ham on a 1 1/2" cascade tube and a 4,lb Salmon caught at Endsleigh Lower Ham on a 1" Mercers fancy. A 6,lb Salmon at Inny Croy on a 1" Mercers Fancy. Mr T Guest caught a 10,lb Salmon at Bush Pool and two Sea Trout of 3,lb and 3 1/2,lb at Parsons on a Black Bumble no 6 single. Mr Jon Mc Quade caught a 15,lb Salmon at Holly Tree on a 2" green Highlander and a 8,lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on 2 " a Monroe Killer. Mr T Guest caught a 6,lb sea trout at Joles Corner on a no 6 Bumble single. Mr Peter Ayton caught a 2 1/2lb Sea Trout at Bush. Mr Nicholson caught a 10,lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ham and a 4,lb Sea Trout at Endsleigh Ford.

Mr Charles whiteaway caught a 10,lb Salmon at Hardstone on a 1" orange/black tube. Mr Alan White caught two Salmon a 10,lb at Browns 2 and a 5,lb at cottage on a 1 1/2"Mercers fancy.Mrs Miranda Boal caught a 4,lb Sea trout at Carthamartha lower run on a teal blue/silver.Mr Leech caught a 4,lb Sea Trout at Beech tree on a 1" Monroe killer. Mr James Medd caught two Salmon a 9,lb at Endsleigh Ford on a 1" silver stoat tail and a 3 1/2,lb at Inny Junction II on a 1 1/4" silver stoat tail. Mrs Melanie Healy caught two Salmon a 4 1/2Lb at Inny croy on a 1 1/2" black/yellow tube and a 4,lb at Dunterue Weir on a 1" black/ yellow tube. Mr Charlie Yeoward caught a 6,lb Salmon at Inny Croy on a 1/2" Black Tosh and two sea trout one of 3,lb at Inny Croy on a gold/black 1/2" tube. Mr David Carharts caught two Salmon a 10,lb at Hardstone and a 4lb at Hardstone Grid on a shrimp fly.Mr Geoff williams caught a 6,lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a cascade no 10. Mr John williams caught a 13,lb Salmon at underhill on a 1" black/yellow tube. Mr Alex jones caught a 14,lb Salmon at Higher Bush on a black/yellow conehead. July continues to be very hot with low river levels and high water temperatures. Mr Harry Unsworth caught a 6,lb salmon and two Sea trout of 1,lb at Higher Dunterue on a 1/2" Cascade. Mr Nigel Smith caught a 9,lb Salmon at Lowley Croy on a no 8 yellow/black and nine Sea trout between 1,lb- 3,lb at Carthamrath, Oak tree, hardstone and Adams. Master Otis Morgan caught two salmon a 9,lb at Lowley Croy on a no 8 yellow/black and a 5,lb Salmon at Southcombe on a stoats tail. Mr Richard Morgan caught a 6,lb Salmon at Underhill on a no 8 stoats tail. Mr Nick Roullier caught a 13,lb Salmon at Bush on a 1/2" fat larry shrimp. Mr Alan White caught a 6,lb salmon at Lamerhooe run on a 1/2" Mercers fancy. Mr Charles Whiteaway caught two Salmon at Bush a 9,lb and 5,lb both caught on a black/silver 1/4" tube. Mr Nick Medd caught a 5 1/2,lb Salmon at Beera on a no 8 shrimp fly. Mr Charles Carey caught a 5,lb Salmon at Bush. Mr Mark Roddick caught a 10,lb Salmon at Woodtown Croy on a Stoats tail. Sir Frederick Hervey Bathurst caught a 7,lb Salmon at Lowley Croy on a 1/2" red/black/silver tube. August; Mr Charlie Yeoward caught a 6,lb Salmon at Endsleigh ford on a posh tosh no 12 and two Sea trout up to 3,lb caught at Inny lower Run on a red Alley Shrimp no 8. Mr Alan white caught a 4 1/2,lb Salmon at Gravel on a 1" Mercers fancy. Josh Evans caught his first Salmon at Endsleigh a 6.lb fish caught at Inny Croy on a 3/4" Jungle cock tube. Amelia Moody caught her first Salmon at Endsleigh a 5,lb fish caught at Lowley Run on a 3/4" Red cone head. Emily Medd caught a 1,lb 7 oz Brown Trout at waterfall from the boat on a 1/2" black tube. Mr Martin Moody caught a 8,lb salmon at Bush on a 3/4" black/silver cone head. Mr Jeff Wehner caught a 5,lb salmon at Inny Junction III on a 1/4" Hitch. Mr Ben Snee caught 2 Salmon a 11 1/2,lb at Leigh pool caught on a black/yellow a 10,lb Salmon at Underhill caught on a 1 1/2" red/black tube. Mr Charles Holder caught his first Tamar Salmon a 5,lb fish caught at Underhill on a red/black tube. Mr Nick Medd caught a 7,lb Salmon at Underhill on a no 4 Alley Shrimp. Mr Alexander Medd caught a 1,lb Sea Trout at Endsleigh ford on a stoats Tail. Ms Melanie Healy caught a 8 1/2,lb Salmon at Underhill on a 3/4" black/silver stoat tail tube. Mr Charlie Yeoward caught a 3,lb Sea trout at Inny junction on a silver stoat no 14. Mr peter Tyjas caught a 4,lb Salmon at Adams on a black snake. Mr Simon Pass caught 3 Salmon a 10,lb and 2 x 4,lb all caught at Underhill on a 1/4" brown/yellow tube. Mr Baird caught a 6,lb Salmon at Lowley Croy on a red francis and 2 Sea trout of 1,lb at Hardstone Croy on a silver stoat size 16.

Mr Lambe caught a 3,lb Sea trout at Bush on a cascade. Mr John Dennis caught a 11,lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a 3" yellow/orange waddington. Mr Dave Chapman caught a 10,lb Salmon and a 3,lb Sea trout at Inny Junction on a posh tosh and a 8,lb Salmon and 3,lb Sea trout at Inny lower run on a Temple dog. Mr Alex Jones caught a 4,lb Salmon at Thompsons. Mr Will Baynham caught a 3 1/2,lb Salmon at Beech tree. Mr Julyan Capper caught 2 Sea trout a 2,lb at Lower Black Rock and a 2,lb at Georgys Run both on a 1/2" Cascade tube. Mr Harry Unsworth caught a 12,lb Salmon at Underhill and a 2,lb Sea trout at Beera grid on a 1 1/2" Bobs Special tube. Mr Mike Russell caught a 3,lb Sea trout at New Pool on a 3/4" Cascade tube. Mr Nigel Smith caught a 2,lb Sea trout at Hardstone on a 1 1/2" Waddington. Mr Adrian Harwood caught a 5 1/2,lb Salmon at Bush on a 3" Red Francis. Mr Jem Negus caught a 4 1/2.lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a 1 1/2" black/yellow conehead. Mr Will Nott caught a 5,lb Salmon at Dunterue on a 1" Black/orange tube. Mr Richard Walker caught a 5,lb Salmon at Lily Pond on a 1" black/orange tube. Mr John Dennis caught a 6,lb Salmon at Hardstone on a 1 1/2" Monroe Killer and a 1 1/2,lb Sea trout at Carthamartha Run on a 1/4" posh tosh. Mr Arthur Manners caught 3 Salmon a 12,lb Salmon at Dunterue Stage and a 6,lb Salmon at Gravel and a 5,lb Salmon at Inny Junction II on a 1"Red Francis. Mr Charlie Bracher Caught a 4,lb Sea trout at Lily Pond on a 1" black/red tube. Mr Charlie Caton caught a 6,lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ford on a 1 1/2" Willy Gunn. Mr Nigel Clist caught a 4,lb Salmon at Leigh Ham on a 1" Cascade. Mr Jonathan Argent caught 2 Salmon a 4,lb at Hardstone Croy on a orange/black tube and a 5,lb Salmon at Hardstone Croy on a 1" Black/silver tube. Mrs Anna Manners caught 3 Salmon a 4,lb at Dunterue Stage , a 3,lb at Inny Junction III and a 8,lb Salmon at Inny Croy all caught on a 3/4" black/yellow tube.

Mr Bob Unsworth caught 2 Salmon a 12,lb at Inny Croy and a 5.lb at Inny Junction caught on a 1" black/orange bob's special. Mr Charlie Yeoward caught 2 Salmon a 6.lb at Bush on a red francis no 12 and a 8,lb at Inny Croy on a red/silver 1/2" tube. Mr Viv Bennett caught a 4,lb Salmon at Gravel on a no 14 cascade. Mr Simon Wood caught a 6,lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ford on a 1" orange/black cone head. Mrs Hatti Cossart caught a 8,lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ford on a 1" orange /black cone head.

Mrs Pippa Medd caught 4 Salmon a 9,lb at Adams pool on a Alley Shrimp no 8. An 11,lb Salmon at Southcombe on a Alley Shrimp no 6. And two x 4,lb Salmon at Underhill on a Alley Shrimp no 8. Mr Nick Medd caught a 8,lb Salmon at Perrys stream on a Alley Shrimp no 8. Ms Melanie Healy caught a 7 1/2,lb Salmon at Leigh Ham on a bill medd fly. Mr James Bates caught a 9,lb Salmon at Joles Corner on a 1" Cascade. Mr Ben Snee caught a 5,lb Salmon at Lowley Croy. Mr Boney Pyke caught a 4 1/2,lb Salmon at Lower Black rock on a pink cascade. Mr Simon Bell caught a 10,lb Salmon at Adams on a 2" orange/white tube. Mrs Paula Jones caught a 5,lb Salmon at Joles on a stoats tail no 8. Mr Bob Unsworth caught a 6,lb Salmon at Perry's stream on a silver/pink bob's specail. Mr Johnny Buckley caught a 7,lb Salmon at Underhill.

Summary of Season .

A very cold March with a 10ft and 11ft flood. Cold weather continued into April with very little rain and low river levels. Our first Salmon was caught in April a 14,lb Salmon caught at Endsleigh Ham. May into mid June water levels dropped to summer levels and water temperatures rose rapidly. May catches were 4 Salmon and 2 Sea trout.

Second week of June a few days of heavy rain brought in a good run of fish and kept river levels higher for a week or two with 21 Salmon caught and 38 Sea trout caught in June. 18 Salmon and 34 Sea trout caught in July.

July and August through to mid September water temperatures reached 20 degrees and river levels were desperatly low. The last week of september cold evenings and heavy rain brought down water temperatures and replenished the river producing good Salmon catches. 13 Salmon were caught and 14 Sea trout in September and 34 Salmon were caught in October. Our largest Salmon this season was 15,lb caught at Holly tree and our biggest Sea trout was 6,lb caught at Joles Corner.

This Season was the driest season on record for 15 years. but dispite difficult fishing conditions throughout the season Endsleigh Fisherman caught 102 Salmon and 107 Sea Trout.

 

 Season 2015.

Endsleigh are pleased to report that our first Salmon has been caught a 15lb Salmon caught at Higher Bush on a 11/2"  Stoats tail tube caught by Major General Edward Smyth Osbourne. April has been very warm with Low river levels . May has started off with cold winds and a large drop in day time temperatures and heavy showers. Mr Chris Price caught a 16 lb Salmon at Underhill on a 1/2" black/silver tube and two Sea Trout a 4lb at Beera Grid on a 1" black tube, a 3lb at Endsleigh Ford on a size 12 Shrimp Fly. Mr Bill Morris caught a 2lb Sea Trout at Lower Black rock on a 1" Black Waddington. Mr Duncan Currell caught a 2lb Sea Trout at Inny Junction on a Silver butcher no 10. Mr Alan White caught a 4 1/2 Lb Sea trout at Cottage on our 6 beats on a mercers fancy 1 1/2". Mr John Dennis caught a 5lb Sea trout at Lowley Run and 2 x 1,lb Sea trout at Hardstone grid all caught on a black/silver 1" tube. Mr Reevell caught a 1,lb Sea trout at Higher Bush on a Alley Shrimp. week commencing 11th May. Mr Clinton Marshall caught a 9lb Salmon at Woodtown Croy on a cascade size 12 double. Mr Gareth Craze caught a 3 1/2Lb Sea trout at Beera Grid on a 1" green Butt. Mrs Eldridge caught a 1 1/2Lb Sea trout at Endsleigh Ham on a black/yellow double no 10. Mr Alan White caught a 2 1/2Lb Sea trout at Parsons on a yellow/black 1 1/2" tube. Mr Dave Chapman caught a 2lb Sea trout at Bush on a junction clouser Minnow. Mr Will Bayham caught a 1 3/4lb Sea trout at Hardstone on a 3" Monkey fly. Member Mr Charles Whiteaway caught a 4lb sea trout at Waterfall. week commencing 18th May. Mr Nick Gibson caught a 12lb Salmon at Underhill on a 1" green butt. Member Sir frederick Hervey Bathurst caught a 9lb Salmon at Lowley Croy on a 1" black/silver stoat. Mr Alan White caught 2 Sea trout a 3lb at Bush and 3 1/2lb at Endsleigh Ham both were caught on a mercers fancy 1" conehead. week commencing 1st june; Member Mr John Lynch has caught his first Salmon of 9lb at First Run on a cascade 1" tube. Mr David Burton caught a 10lb Salmon at Bush pool on a black/yellow Torrish no 6. Mr Alan white caught a 11 lb Salmon at Dunterue Weir on a mercers fancy 1" cone head. Mr Alex Rottenburg caught a 41/2 lb Sea Trout at Adams Pool on a Black Muddler no 6. Mr Saunders caught a 7lb Salmon at Oak tree pool on a black mist.

week commencing 8th June; Mr Tony Spiers caught a 2 1/2 Lb Sea Trout at Dunterue Stage pn a Posh Tosh tube. Mr Gerald Spiers caught 3 Salmon a 9lb at Dunterue Weir,6lb at Inny Croy and a 6lb at Inny Junction III and 2 Sea Trout at Inny Junction all were caught on a Posh Tosh Tube.

Week Commencing 15th June; Member Mr Charles Whiteaway caught 2 Salmon a 10lb at Parsons on a red/black tube and a 9lb at parsons on a silver/green tube .Alexander Medds guest Sam Merriweather had his first go at Salmon fishing being taught by Alexander and caught a 9lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a blue doctor. Member Mr Nick Medds guest Mr Ben Harwood caught an amazing 12lb Sea Trout at Underhill on a black stoats tail. The largest Sea Trout caught at Endsleigh for many years. Member Mr Ben Snee caught his first fish at Endsleigh a 12lb Salmon at Woodtown Croy on a cascade no 12 double. Member Mr Arthur Manners caught a 4lb Sea Trout at Gravel. Mr John Dolley caught a 10 1/2lb Salmon at Leigh Pool on a 1/2" cascade Alley. Mr Nick Hurley caught a 2 1/2lb Sea Trout at Underhill on a stoats tail. week commencing 22nd June: Mrs Di Orson caught a 5lb Salmon at Leigh gate pool and a 1,lb Sea trout at Georgys Run on a silver Stoats tail no 10 double. Mr Steven Bolton caught a 4lb Salmon at Carthamartha Run on a blue charm. Member Mrs Melanie Healy caught a 6lb salmon at Weir Pool on a 1" black stoats tail tube. Member Mr Charles Carey caught a 1,lb Sea trout at Endsleigh Ford on a 1" black Waddington.

week commencing 29th June: Mr Alan White caught a 12,lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a Stoats tail .Member Mr Aubone Pyke caught a 2 1/2 Lb Sea trout at Carthamartha on a 2" Stoats tail. Mr N Clayton caught 4 Sea trout between 1/2lb and 1,lb at Georgys Run and Waterfall caught on a pheasant tail nymph.

week commencing 6th july; Mr Tommy Trenchard caught a 4 1/2lb Sea trout at Inny Junction III on a Invictor size 10. Mr Danny Mosley caught 2 Sea trout between 1/2lb and 1,lb at Joles on a Mallard and Claret. Mr Nigel Smith caught 3 Sea trout 2 x 1,lb at Adams pool on a Butchers no 12 and a 3/4 lb at Higher Bush on a Black Pennell. Member Mr Charles Carey caught a 1,lb Sea trout at Gravel on a 1" Waddington. Mr Scott Cuthbert caught a 2 1/2lb Sea trout and 6 Sea trout of 1,lb at Lower Black Rock all caught on a Teal blue silver.

Week commencing 13th July; Mr Cuthbert caught a1,lb Sea trout at Black rock on a Black Spider. Member Mr Aubone Pyke caught a 2lb Sea trout at Gravel on a Stoats tail.

Week Commencing 20th July; Member Mr Aubone Pyke caught a 1 1/2 lbSea trout at Gravel on a Stoats tail. Member Mr Mark Randall caught a 2lb Sea trout at Oak tree on a green highlander. Mrs Randall caught a 3lb Sea trout at Hardstone Croy and a 1,lb Sea trout at Lowley run both caught on a green Highlander. Member Mr Ben Snee caught a 1 1/2 Lb Sea trout at Carthamartha Run on a Teal blue silver. Mr Puttock caught a 1,lb Sea trout at Southcombe Croy on a black fly.

week commencing 27th July; Members daughter Clare Capper caught her first Salmon at Endsleigh a 4lb fish caught at Joles Corner on a Monroe killer. Mr Arthur Manners caught a 5lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a Black Pennell. Mr Alan White caught a 12lb Salmon and 2lb Sea trout at Bush caught on a Yellow stoats tail. Mr James Medd caught a 7lb Salmon at Carthamartha ford on a 3/4" Silver stoats tail and a 1,lb Sea trout at Inny lower run. Mrs Melanie Healy caught 2 Salmon a 7lb caught a Woodtown Croy on a 1" Black peacock double tube and a 3lb Salmon at lowley run on a 1" yellow/black double and 2 Sea trout of 1,lb caught on a 1/2" peacock black tube. New Member professor Mark Mc Gurk caught a 12lb Salmon at Beera grid on a Black stoats tail. Mr Nick Medd caught a 2lb Sea trout at leigh gate pool on a no 8 Stoats tail. Mr larry Davis caught a 1,lb sea trout at Inny Croy on a 3/4" Black stoats tail.

Week Commencing 3rd August: Mr jon Mc Quade caught a 13lb Salmon at Lamerhooe and a 6 lb Salmon at Shippen and 2 sea trout of 2,lb all caught on a 1 1/4" Black Samurai. Mr Martin stone caught a 5lb Salmon at Higher bush and 2,lb Sea trout at Bush on a yellow/black Stoats tail.

Week Commencing 10th August; Mr Jon Mc Quade caught a 7,lb Salmon at Dunterue pool and a 4,lb Sea trout at Beech Tree both caught on a Black Samurai. Mr Chris Mandleson caught a 5lb Salmon at Woodtown Croy on a 1/2" german Schnelder. Mr Morel caught a 1,lb Sea trout at Gravel. Mr Alan white caught a 8lb Salmon at Parsons on a 1" Mercers fancy. Mr Charlie Yeoward caught a 5lb Salmon at Woodtown Croy and a 1,lb Sea trout at Dunterue Weir both caught on a yellow/black 1" tube. Hector Smyth Osbourne caught his first Salmon at Endsleigh a 4,lb Salmon caught at Gravel on a red/orange 1/2" tube and a 1,lb Sea trout caught at Big rock on a Garry Dog and a 1,1/2Lb Wild brown trout caught at Endsleigh Ford on a Red/orange tube.

week commencing 17th August: General Edward Smyth Osbourne caught a 4lb Salmon at Leigh Pool on a Black/yellow 1" tube. Mr Alan White caught a 7lb Salmon at Woodtown on a red/yellow 1" tube. Mr Julyan Capper caught a 3,lb Sea trout at Hardstone. Mr Charles whiteaway caught a 1,lb Sea trout at Gravel on a 1/2" Black tube. Mr Alan White caught 2 Salmon a 8,lb at Endsleigh Ford on a 1" Torrish tube and a 4,lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ham on a 1" Monroe killer. Mr Charlie Yeoward caught a 15,lb Salmon and 1,lb Sea trout at Inny Croy and 1,lb Sea trout at Inny Junction all were caught on a Black/silver 1/2" tube.

Week commencing 28th August: Members daughter Camilla Medd caught her first Salmon at Endsleigh a 12,lb fish caught at Endsleigh Ham on a Black/yellow 1 1/2" tube. Members son Jasper Randall caught his first Salmon at Endsleigh a 12,lb fish caught at Southcombe on a 1" yellow Torrish .Mr Alex Medd caught a 9,lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a red/yellow 1 1/2" tube. Mrs Pippa Medd caught a 4,lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ham on a red/black conehead tube. Mr Nick Medd caught a 4,lb Salmon at Joles corner on a 1 1/2" Alleys tube. Mrs Jenny Gray caught a 14,lb Salmon at Bush and 2 sea trout at Carthamartha on a Willy Gunn 1" tube. Mr Tim Gray caught 2 Salmon a 10,lb fish at Bush and a 7,lb fish at Dunterue stage both caught on a Willy Gunn 1 1/2" tube. Mr Mark Randall caught 2 Salmon a 4,lb fish at Inny Junction II and a 3,lb fish at Inny junction I both caught on a 1" red Francis. Mr Harry Medd caught a 9lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ford. Mr Arthur Manners caught 2 Salmon a 6,lb at Bush on a Black/Silver 1 1/2" tube and a 6.lb Salmon at Lowley Run and a 3.lb Sea trout at Carthamartha both on a no 6 Torrish double.Mr Alan White caught 3 Salmon a 7,lb at Lower Endsleigh Ham a 6,lb and 4,lb Salmon at Leighwood croy and 9 Sea trout between 1,lb and 4,lb all caught on a Mercers fancy 1 1/2" tube. Mr Bertram Medd caught 2 Sea trout a 1,lb fish at Leighford on a 1/4" Stoat tail and 1,lb Sea trout at Lowley croy on a 1 1/2" black/yellow tube. Mr James Medd caught a 7,lb Salmon at Adams pool on a 3/4" black tube. Mrs Melanie Healy caught a Sea trout of a 1,lb at Carthamartha Run on a black/yellow 1" tube. Mr Charles Carey caught a 4,lb Salmon at Bush on a 1" black/yellow tube. Mr Charles Whiteaway caught a 10,lb Salmon at Leighwood croy on a black/orange tube. Sir Richard Dearlove caught a 4,lb Salmon at Lamerhoo Run.

week starting 4th September: Mrs Melanie Healy caught a 4,lb Salmon at Dunterue pool on a black/yellow 1 1/2" tube.   Dr Wilfrid Medd caught a 3,lb Sea trout at Thompsons on a black/yellow 1" tube. Mr Alan white caught a 9,lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy and a 2, 1/2lb Sea trout at Endsleigh ford both on a Mercers fancy . Mr James Nash caught a 10,lb Salmon at Adams on a red francis  1 1/2".Mrs Paula Jones caught a 5,lb Salmon at Lowley Run. Mr Dave Chapman caught 2 Salmon a 13,lb at Hardstone and a 8,lb Salmon at Dunterue both caught on a stoats tail.

week starting 14th September: Mr Alan White caught a 10,lb Salmon at Joles Corner on a 1" Mercers fancy. Mr Ian Massey Caught a 4,lb Salmon at Beech tree on a 2" Monroe killer. Mr David Gawthorpe caught 2 Salmon a 13,lb at Gravel on a 1 1/4" yellow/black tube and a 5,lb Salmon at Dunterue pool on a 2" yellow/orange tube. Mr Charlie Bracher caught a 14,lb Salmon at Endsleigh ford on a 2 1/2" Flood flasher. Mr Stephen illingworth caught 3 Salmon a 9,lb at Adams on a 1 1/4" yellow/black tube a 8,lb Salmon at Inny Croy and a 5,lb Salmon at Dunterue Weir both on a 1 1/4" black tube.

week commencing 21st september: Dr Wilfred Medd caught a 6,lb Salmon at Higher Dunterue on a 1 1/4" yellow/brown tube.  Mr Nick Gibson caught 2 Salmon a 14,lb and 9,lb at Waterfall on a 1 1/4" shrimp fly. Mr Nigel Smith caught 6 Salmon a 6,lb at Inny Croy and a 5,lb Salmon at Hardstone, 6,lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ham and 5,lb Salmon at Waterfall all caught on a 2" yellow/silver Waddington. And a 10,lb and 6,lb Salmon caught at Waterfall on a 2"yellow/orange Waddington. Mr Alan White caught 2 Salmon a 7,lb at Middle parsons on a 1 1/2" black/orange tube and a 4,lb Salmon and 5,lb Sea trout caught at Beech tree both on a 1 1/4" Mercers fancy. Mrs Paula Jones caught a 5,lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a shrimp fly no 8 double. Sir Frederick Hervey Bathurst caught a 6,lb Salmon at Upper Dunterue on a 1" yellow/black tube. Professor Mark Mc Gurk caught a 8,lb Salmon at Gravel on a 1" yellow/black tube.

week commencing 28th September: Mr Bob Unsworth caught a 6,lb Salmon at Bush on a Black/orange 1" tube. Mr John Dennis caught a 5,lb Salmon at Woodtown Croy on a Black/yellow Stoats tail. Captain David Bailey caught a 5,lb Salmon at Adams Pool on a Black/yellow 3/4" tube. Mr Jeff Reynolds caught a 3,lb Grilse at Beera Grid on a Monkey. Mr Alan White caught a 5,lb Salmon at Leigh gate pool on a 1/2" Monroe Killer.

Week Commencing 3rd October: General Edward Smyth Osbourne caught 2 Salmon a 6,lb and 5,lb both caught at Inny Croy on a Mercers fancy 1" tube. Hector Smyth Osbourne caught 2 Salmon a 8,lb at Woodtown Croy and a 5,lb at Inny Croy both were caught on a 1" MJS red/yellow. Mr  Paolo Wicker-Miurin caught a 6,lb Salmon at Hardstone on a 1/2" Manuels fancy. Mr Mark Rodick caught a 5,lb salmon at Beech Tree on a 1" Red pot belly pig. Mr Alan White caught 2 Salmon a 5,lb at Boathouse and a 4,lb at Endsleigh Ham both caught on a yellow/black 3" tube.

week commencing 9th October : Endsleigh members weekend produced some great catches. Mr Harry Unsworth caught a 15,lb Salmon at Big rock on a bob's special 1 1/2" tube. Camilla Medd caught her 2nd Salmon this season a 10,lb fish caught at Waterfall on a 2" yellow/orange tube. Bertram Medd caught a 9,lb Salmon at Beech Tree on a black/yellow 1 1/4" tube. Emily Medd caught a 12,lb Salmon at Woodtown Croy on a 1 1/4" Silver stoat tube. Dr Wilfred Medd caught a 6,lb Salmon at Woodtown Croy on a 1 1/4" claret tube. Mrs Paula Jones caught a Salmon of 8,lb at Georgys Run on a No 8 Shrimp. Mr John Dennis caught a 4,lb Salmon at Dunterue pool on a purple/red tube.

Summary of Season.

March had very little rain with cold north easterly winds and low river levels for this time of year. April was warm with a couple of rises in river levels and weather temperatures reaching 22 degrees. Our first Salmon was caught in April by Major General Edward Smyth Osbourne a fresh 15,lb Salmon caught at Higher Bush. May had much the same little rain and very low river levels and warm weather. We caught 4 Salmon in May the largest was 16,lb caught at Underhill and 17 Sea trout caught the largest 5,lb caught at Lowley Run. June started with heavy rain brining river levels up to 6ft but dropped back fast to 2ft within 24 hours. The rest of June was sunny ,warm and very low river levels. 16 Salmon were caught the largest was 12,lb caught by Mr Ben Snee at Woodtown Croy, 13 Sea trout were caught in June the largest for many years at Endsleigh was 12,lb caught by Mr Ben Harwood at Underhill. July no rain, very hot and water temperatures reaching 18 degrees. 7 Salmon were caught in July ,the largest was 12,lb caught by professor Mark Mc Gurk at Beera Grid. 29 Sea trout were caught in July the largest was 4,lb caught by Mr Tommy Trenchard at Inny Junction III. August had a couple of rises in water levels and a noticeable Improvement of numbers of fish running up river.The last week of August the rain started and the river rose to 10ft the highest river level this season. August produced 30 Salmon the largest was 15,lb caught by Mr charlie Yeoward at Inny Croy.  32 Sea Trout were caught in August the largest was 4,lb caught at Beech Tree. September our water levels kept rising and falling with continuous rain, brining good numbers of fish up river. September we caught 41 Salmon the largest was 14,lb caught by Mr Charlie Bracher at Endsleigh Ford. 21 Sea Trout were caught the largest was 5,lb caught by Mr alan white at Beech Tree. October good river heights and conditions with cold nights and water temperatures dropping to 9 degrees. October produced 15 Salmon the largest 15,lb caught by Mr Harry Unsworth at Big Rock.

This Season until mid August rainfall was the lowest for many years. Thanks to the rain at the end of August and September, which produced a good number of fish. with Endsleigh catching 114 Salmon and 115 Sea Trout a good end to our Season.


Season 2014.

2014 seaon on the Tamar has started off fairly slow despite the weather improving the water temperature is still quite cold. At the start of May over the bank holiday weekend there have been some Salmon entering the system as we have caught 3 the largest being 19lb.

Mrs Emma Hydleman caught a 19lb Salmon at Adams pool on a no 10 Alley Shrimp. Mr Jules Hydleman caught a 14lb Salmon at Lowley run on a no 10 GP double. Mr Jon Mc Quade caught a 6lb Salmon at Bush on a 1" MJS orange/red tube. Mr Aubone Pyke caught a 2lb Sea Trout at Bush. Members daughter Emily Medd caught a 1lb Sea Trout at Lower cottage on a yellow/black tube. Mr Mark Heyes caught a 4lb Sea Trout at Beech Tree on a posh tosh 1" tube. Mr Charlie Yeoward caught a 3lb Sea Trout at Inny Junction on a black/gold tadpole. Mr Wellesley-Davies caught a 7lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ford. Member Mr Julyan Capper caught a 3lb Sea Trout at Higher Bush on a no 10 stoats tail.Member Mr Charles Carey caught a 6lb Sea Trout at Dunterue Weir on a 2" Willy Gunn. members Son Fergus Bracher caught a 4lb Sea trout at Gravel on a 1" thunder and lightning. Member Mr Charles Whiteaway caught a 10lb Salmon at Lowley Croy on a 1" orange tube. Josh Evans caught  a 3lb Sea Trout at Leighwood croy on a yellow/orange 1" tube. Mr Alan white caught a 3lb Sea Trout at Gravel on a mercers fancy. Mr Mark Heyes caught a 10lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a thunder and lightning tube. Mr Jon Mc Quade caught a 11lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a 2" SMS conehead.Mr Gerald Spiers caught 3 Sea Trout of 2lb, 1 caught at Higher Bush,2 caught at Dunterue Pool all were caught on a bumble. Mr Mark Heyes caught a 17lb salmon at Woodtown Croy on a 1 1/2" black/yellow tube. Mr steve Symons caught 5, 2lb sea Trout at first run all were caught on a sunray shadow. Mr Alan white caught a 1lb Sea trout at Endsleigh Ford on a 1/2" mercers fancy.

Mr Charlie Yeoward caught a 10lb Salmon at Hardstone and 2 sea trout of 1'lb at woodtown croy and beech tree all were caught on a black tadpole. Mr simon Pass caught 2 Salmon a 10lb at Underhill and 8lb at Inny Croy on a yellow/orange 1/2" tube. Members daughter Emily Medd caught a 3lb Sea trout at Dunterue Stage on a 1" yellow/black tube. Mr nigel Smith caught 3 Sea trout between 1'lb - 2'lb at Oak Tree ,carthamartha and lowley run all were caught on a yellow/black waddington.

Member Mrs sika Carey caught 2 sea trout of 1,lb at Endsleigh ford on a stoats tail.Member Mr simon Wood caught 2 sea trout a 2,lb at Endsleigh Ford and a 1,lb at Beera Grid both were caught on a black Pennel. Mr Martin Pybus caught 5 sea trout between 1,lb and 2,lb at beech and gravel all were caught on a black stoats tail. Mr John Bane caught 3 sea trout of 1,lb at Gravel on a black tadpole. Mr Clinton Marshall caught a 2,lb sea trout at carthamartha Run on a monroe killer. Mr Alan White caught 2 Sea trout of 1,lb at Endsleigh Ham on a mercers fancy. Mr martin Hawkins caught 2 sea trout between 1,lb and 2,lb at Leighwood croy on a teal blue/silver. Members son Joshua Wehner caught his first fish a trout of 1,lb in the bathing pool. Mr Nigel Smith Caught a 2,lb Sea Trout at Gravel on a stoats tail. Mr Charlie Yeoward caught a 3,lb Sea Trout at Lowley Run on a super stoat. Mr Horner caught a 1,lb Sea Trout at Endsleigh Ford on a Teal blue/silver. 25th July the river level is very low and warm due to the hot weather and we are desperately in need of some rain. Chairman Sir Richard Dearlove caught a 3lb Sea Trout at Underhill and a 1,lb Sea Trout at Leighwood Croy on a peter Ross double no 10. Mr Jake Fenton caught a Sea Trout of 1,lb at Leighwood Croy on a teal blue/silver. Member Sir Frederick Hervey Bathurst caught a 10lb Salmon at Woodtown Croy on a red shrimp fly no 10. Mr Alan White caught a 4lb Grilse at Weir Pool and a 2lb Sea Trout at Duchess on a mercers fancy.

Member Mr Charlie Bracher caught a 4lb Grilse at Underhill on a Garry dog no 8. Member Mr Charles Whiteaway caught a 4lb Grilse at Dunterue Weir on a black/yellow 1/2" tube. Mr John Dennis caught a 5lb Grilse at Beera Grid on a stoats tail.

The late Laura Barclay's grandson Natsuki Barclay caught his first Salmon at Endsleigh a fine 15lb Salmon caught at Carthamartha on a Alley red shrimp . Major General Smyth Osbourne caught a 5lb Grilse at Joles on a black jeanie. Mr Alan white caught a 6lb Salmon and a 1,lb Sea Trout at Bush Pool on a 1" mercers fancy. Mr Mike Turner caught a 5lb salmon at Gravel on a orange/black tube.

Member Mr Nick Medd caught a 10lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a red Alley Shrimp and a 2lb Sea Trout at Hardstone on a Alley Shrimp no 10. Member Mr James Medd caught a 8lb Salmon at Dunterue Weir on a 1/2" garry dog tube. Members son Bertram Medd caught a 6lb Salmon at Holly Tree on a 1/2" black tube and a 1,lb Sea Trout at Thompsons on a black shrimp no 10. Mr Gareth Brown caught a 6lb Salmon at Carthamartha on a Alley Shrimp. Mr Alan White caught a 5lb Salmon at Big rock and a 2lb Sea Trout at Inny Croy caught on a Monroe Killer.

Member Mr James Medd caught a 7lb salmon at Inny Junction III on a 1,1/2" yellow/black tube. His son Harry Medd caught a 4lb Sea trout at Inny Junction I on a red/yellow Waddington. His Daughter Emily Medd caught a 4lb Grilse at Inny Croy on a 1" black tube. Mr Alan white caught a 4lb Grilse at Hardstone and a 2lb Sea trout at Dunterue weir both on a 1" orange/black mercers fancy.

Member Mr Harry Unsworth caught a 9lb Salmon at Shippen pool on a bob's special. Mr Alan White caught 2 Salmon a 7lb at Beech Tree and a 6lb at Gravel both caught on a 1" Mercers fancy. Mr R Hannaford caught a 1'lb Sea Trout at Gravel on a Alley Shrimp. Mr Gerald Spiers caught 2 Sea Trout 5lb and 2lb at Dumterue Weir on a black/gold. Mr John Dennis caught a 2lb Sea Trout at Carthamartha on a black/silver.

Mr Nigel Smith caught 2 Salmon a 14lb at Lowley Croy and 9,lb at Lowley Run both caught on a Willy Gunn no 10, 2 Sea Trout 2lb at Buddlemead and 1,lb at joles on a black stoats tail no 10. Mr John Dennis caught a 5,lb Grilse at Hardstone on a stoats tail no 6.

Member Mr Harry Unsworth caught a 5,lb Salmon at Duchess Weir on a bob's special 1/2" tube. Mr Alan White caught 3 Salmon 7,lb Salmon and 4,lb Sea Trout at Underhill on a mercers fancy, 5,lb Salmon at Underhill on a willy Gunn and a 7,lb Salmon at Hawkmoor 1 on a black/gold 3/4" tube.

Mr Tim Smith caught a 9,lb Salmon at Adams Pool on a black riffle Hitch. Mr David Pilkington caught 3 Sea Trout to 2,lb at Inny Croy on a BWO dry. Mr Alex Jones caught a 2,lb Sea Trout at carthamartha on a black/silver stoat. Mr Mark wormald caught 2 Sea Trout of 3,lb at Underhill on a 1" black/silver. Mr John dennis caught 4 Sea Trout biggest 4,lb at Dunterue Weir and Carthamartha Run on a black peacock 1.5" . Mr Charlie Yeoward caught 7lb Salmon at Inny Junction and a 4lb at Inny Croy both caught on a orange/purple double no 8.

October 4th Rain started over night raising river levels and fish started to run up river the river conditions were far from perfect but Endsleigh's members FFA weekend produced some fine fishing and catches. Mrs Pippa Medd caught the largest Salmon of 14lb at Dunterue Stage on a 1" black tube. General smyth Osbourne caught a 9lb Salmon at New Pool on a black/red 1" tube. Mr Simon Wood caught a 9lb Salmon at Inny Junction on a 1/2" black/orange tube. Mrs Melanie Healy caught 2 Salmon 8lb at Beech Tree on a 1. 1/4" black/yellow tube and a 7lb Salmon at Lower Boathouse on a 2" Flood flasher.Mr Nick Medd caught 2 Salmon 4lb at Dunterue Weir and a 4lb Salmon at Inny Croy both caught on a 1" black tube. Mr James Medd caught a 4lb Salmon at Higher Bush on a 1,1/4" Willy Gunn Tube. New Member Dr Wye Loo caught his first Salmon of 6lb at Lowley Run on a 1" Torrish. Mr Charles Carey caught a 5.1/2lb Salmon at Underhill on a 1.1/2" Willy Gunn Waddington. Mr Arthur Manners caught a 4lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ham on a 1.1/2" Willy Gunn tube. Mr Tom Burne caught his first Salmon of 5lb at Inny Junction on a 1.1/2" Willy Gunn Tube. Mrs Katie Burne caught a 4.1/2lb Salmon at Pulpit on a 1.1/2" Willy Gunn tube.

Summary of Season.

April through to Mid May started of cold with good river heights and 4 good size spring Salmon being caught the biggest 19lb caught by Mrs Emma Hydleman at Adams Pool .Sea Trout started coming into the river with a 6.1/2lb being caught in May by member Mr Charles Carey at Dunterue Weir and a 4lb being caught by Fergus Bracher at Gravel pool. The last 2 weeks in May the weather became warm and Sunny and continued to get hotter throughout June and July resulting in warm water temperatures and low river levels. Fisherman still managed to catch a few larger Salmon a 17lb Salmon was caught by Mr Mark Heyes at Woodtown Croy in June .But despite the lack of Salmon June and July produced good numbers of Sea Trout. Our Lower water beats tend to produce good catches when river levels are low.

At the start of August after several days of rain the river rose and our first Grilse was caught and the odd days of rain throughout August kept river levels up , In August we caught 17 Salmon the biggest caught by members son Natsuki Barclay a 15lb Salmon caught at Carthamartha his first Salmon at Endsleigh. during August there was a cold spell where temperatures went down to 2 degrees and a ground frost.

September was the driest since records began in 1910 but thanks to the rain in late August Salmon and sea Trout were caught throughout september,11 Salmon were caught the biggest 14lb caught by Mr Nigel Smith at Lowley Croy and 23 Sea Trout caught.

We finally got the rain that we needed all season in October maybe a little bit too late , but considering conditions throughout the year we still had some very good catches.


Season 2013

This March has been recored as the coldest March for 50 years with water temperatures dropping as low as two degrees.

The four Spring Salmon that have been caught were all caught on the Tidal stretches of the river. Mr Mike Symons caught a 13lb Salmon on a yellow/red MJS. Mr Steve Symons caught 2 Salmon both weighing 8lb , one caught on a yellow/red silver conehead and the other caught on a purple/blue conehead. Mr Jon Mc Quade caught a 15lb Salmon on a red/yellow/black MJS.

The first two weeks of April were very cold with minus temperatures at night keeping water temperatures very low. By mid April we have had a few days of rain and a huge rise in temperatures which has started fly life hatching and a few trout rising.

Mr Gerald Spiers caught a 9lb Salmon at Impham meadows on a yellow/red conehead and a Sea trout of 2lb caught on a black/silver 1 inch tube. Mr Mike Gadsdon caught a 11lb Salmon at Underhill on a black/silver 1 inch tube.Mr MacLachlan caught a sea Trout of 1lb at Inny Junction on a gold headed nymph. Mr steve Symons caught a 2lb Sea Trout on a black/silver 1 inch tube.

May started off cold at night but warm during the day as the month went on we have had very heavy downpours and cold winds, river levels rising slightly with the downpours.Due to the cold water temperatures Sea Trout and Salmon Smolts were late running this season but the number of Smolts that ran the river were very good.On the 15th May after heavy prolonged rain the river rose to 8ft and as it dropped and cleared a few fresh Salmon and Sea Trout have been caught. Mr James Dennis caught a 12lb Salmon at Southcombe on a red/gold 1 inch tube. Mr Mike Barratt caught a 3lb Sea Trout at Underhill on a black/gold 1 inch tube. Mr john Dolley caught a 10lb Salmon at Adams Pool and a 1lb Sea Trout at hardstone on a black/yellow 1.5 inch tube. Mr Tim Smith caught 3 Salmon a 9lb at Bush,a 12lb and 9lb at Gravel all were caught on a 3/4 inch Tosh longed winged. Member Mr Jeff Wehner caught a 3lb sea Trout at Dunterue Stage on a black 1 inch tube. Lady Member Mrs Pippa Medd caught a 4lb sea Trout at Leighwood Croy on a no 8 double black/yellow. Lady Member Mrs Melanie Healy caught a 3lb Sea Trout at Dunterue pool on a black/yellow 1.5 inch tube.

Member Mr Martin Jones caught a 14lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy and a 2lb Sea Trout at Endsleigh Ham on a 1 inch black/yellow. Member Mr Will Nott caught a 12lb Salmon at Carthamartha Run on a 1 inch Cascade double. Mr Frederick Hervey Bathurst caught an 11 lbSalmon at Gravel on a black/green Conehead. Mr Jon Mc Quade caught a 5lb Salmon at Impham Meadows on a red/yellow sms. Mr Steve Symons caught a 10lb Salmon at Symons Pool on a purple Conehead. Mr Yeoward caught a 12lb Salmon at Gravel on a black/yellow 1/2 inch tube. Mr Reevell caught a 2lb Sea Trout at Carthamartha run on a size 12 cascade.

June has started off with warm weather and water temperatures and low river levels ,rain is desperately needed to freshen up the river. Mr Clinton Marshall caught a Salmon of 11'lb at Lower black rock on a no 8 Monroe killer. Mr Mike Symons caught a 7lb Salmon at Leighwood croy on a 1/2 inch red/yellow MJS. Mr Jon Mc Quade caught a Salmon of 8lb at shippen Pool on a 1/2 inch posh tosh tube. Mr John Dennis caught a 2lb Sea Trout at Leighwood croy on a stoats tail. Mr Gary Pearson caught a 8lb Salmon at Leighgate Pool on a 1 inch black/orange tube.

Member Mr John Foster caught a 15lb Salmon at Woodtown Croy on a red/yellow MJS. Mr Clinton Marshall caught a 9lb Salmon at Inny Croy on a no 8 double Willy Gunn. Weather still warm with the odd rainy day but it has not produced enough water to bring river levels up and lower water temperatue. Mr Nigel Smith caught 2 Salmon a 10lb at Hardstone Croy on a 1" Torrish and a 8lb at lowley run on a 1" Willy Gunn. Mr Ken Mc Farlane caught a 11,lb Salmon at Bush on a stoats tail 1/2 " tube. Mr Mike Turner caught a 10lb Salmon at Beera Croy on a black/orange 1" tube. Mr Graham Bray caught a 8lb Salmon at Inny Croy on a cascade no 8 double. Mr Alan White caught a 10lb Salmon at Parsons on a black/gold 1/2" tube. Mr Paul Roach caught a 10lb Salmon at Harstone on a cascade size 8 double.Mr Jon Mc Quade caught a 8lb Salmon at Shippen Pool on a 1/2" posh Tosh. Heavy rain still desperately needed. Mr Julian Davey caught a 12lb Salmon at Dunterue Weir on a JD special . Mr Clive Lunn caught two Sea Trout at Underhill a 4lb on a surface Lure and a 2lb on a stoats tail.

July has started off with soaring temperatures and very low water. Mr David Lynch caught a 9lb Salmon at Inny Croy on a WMD. Member Captain David Bailey caught a 2lb Sea Trout at Lowley Run on a stoats tail . Mr John Dennis caught a 3lb Sea Trout at Lily Pond on a stoats tail . Mr Gerald Spiers caught a 7lb Salmon and a 5lb sea Trout and 6 peel between 3/4lb and 1'lb at Weir Pool on the lower beats all were caught on a stoats tail . Mr Andrew Marconi caught a 2 1/2lb Sea Trout at Endsleigh Ford on a Monroe Killer. Member Mr Charles Carey caught a 1'lb sea Trout at Inny Croy on a stoats tail. Hector Smyth Osbourne caught a 1'lb sea Trout at weir Pool.

August began with 48 hours of light rain with the odd heavy downpour which brought a short rise in water levels for 24 hours and moved a few fresh fish up the river. Weather very warm with levels now back to very low.Member Mr John foster caught a 10lb Salmon at woodtown Croy on a MJS yellow/red. Member Mr Harry Unsworth caught a 5lb Salmon at Beera Croy on a bob's special and a 6lb Salmon at Bush pool on a black/yellow 1" tube . Mr Alan white caught a 13lb salmon at Beech Tree on a mercers fancy and a 6lb Salmon and a 2lb sea trout at Endsleigh Ham on a black/orange 1" tube and a 6lb Salmon at leighwood Croy on a mercers fancy . Mr Charlie Yeoward caught a 1'b Sea trout at Higher Bush on a bumble no 10. Mr jon Barnard caught a 2lb Sea Trout at Underhill on a surface lure.Members son Mr Fergus Bracher caught a 6lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a no 8 red/gold double. Member Mr Will Nott caught a 2lb sea trout at Adams pool on a Bumble. Mr Andy King caught a 1'lb sea trout at Carthamartha on a black surface lure. Mr Clinton Marshall caught a 1 1/2lb Sea trout at Inny Croy on a 1/2 " cascade tube. Mrs Claire Marshall caught a 1 1/4 lb wild brown trout at Joles Corner on a size 18 pheasant tail nymph.

Members son Alex Medd caught 2 Salmon a 10lb at Hardstone and a 5 1/2 lb at Bush both were caught on a black/silver no 12 double. Members daughter Emily Medd caught a sea trout of 1'lb at Thompsons on a silver double no 14. Mr Waring caught a sea trout of 1'lb at Browns on a blue teal no 14.

September started with Autumn mornings and evening warm and sunny during the day and very low river levels. Mr Nigel smith caught a 10lb Salmon at Lowley Croy on a yellow/black waddington and 2 sea trout a 1 1/2lb at Adams on a no 12 black pennell and a 1 1/4lb at Carthamartha Run on a 1" stoats tail. Member Mr Charlie Bracher caught a 1'lb sea trout at Lowley Run on a no 10 black/yellow. Mrs Katherine Peppiatt caught a 1'lb sea trout at Lowley Croy on a no 12 stoats tail. Mr John Dennis caught a 2lb sea trout at Endsleigh Ham on a no 8 stoats tail. Mr Nigel Smith caught a 10lb Salmon at lowley Croy on a yellow/black waddington and a 2 1/2 lb Sea trout at Adams and a 1 1/4 lb Sea trout at Carthamartha Run both were caught on a no 12 black pennell.

Long standing Member Dr Wilfred Medd caught a 7lb Salmon and a 3 1/2 lb sea trout at Underhill both were caught on a 1" red tube. Mr David Pilkington caught 2 Sea trout a 2 1/2lb and a 1 1/4lb caught above Inny Croy on a silver stoats tail . Mr charlie Yeoward caught a 2 1/4lb Sea trout at Bush on a park shrimp. Mr David Gawthorpe caught a 2 3/4lb Sea trout at Leighwood Croy on a 3" yellow tube. Mr Haines caught 2 sea trout of 1'lb at Gunnislake Weir on a black peacock spider.

After heavy rain on the 13th september the river rose to 2ft 5" but within 12 hours dropped to 1ft 2 " heavy showers are not enough need a couple of days of good solid rain. where we have had such a long dry period the ground is soaking up the rain and not getting into the river system.

Member Mr James Medd caught a 9lb Salmon at Hardstone on a 1" red tube. Member Lord Michael Blakenham caught a 10lb Salmon at bush on a red/yellow tube. Lady Member Mrs Sandra Burling caught a 8lb Salmon at Bush on a 1/2" black/yellow tube. Member Mr Charles Carey caught a 2lb Sea Trout at Leighwood Croy on a 2" yellow/black tube.Lady Member Mrs Sikka Carey caught a 1 1/2lb sea trout at Carthamartha on a red/yellow no 8. Lady Member Mrs Melanie Healy caught a 2lb Sea trout at Hardstone grid on a no 8 red shrimp. Mr Alan White caught 2 Salmon at shippen croy a 5lb,4lb and a 6 1/2lb Salmon at Lamerhoo and a 4lb, 2 1/2lb sea trout at lower cottage all were caught on a black/orange mercers fancy.Mr Steve Symons caught a 14lb Salmon at Impham Meadows on a 1 1/2" yellow tube. Mr Jon Mc Quade caught a 11'lb Salmon at Impham meadows on a 1" red snalda.

Lady member Mrs Pippa Medd caught a 4lb Sea trout at Inny croy on a 2" sunray shadow black. Mr Alan white caught a 8lb Salmon at Blanchdown on our lower water beats on a 1 1/2" yellow conehead. Mr Murphy caught a sea trout of 1'lb at gravel on a butchers red 1/4" tube. Mr Bowden caught a sea trout of 1'lb at Carthamartha on a finned horn silver no 12. Mr Mike Riddler caught a 3/4lb sea trout at lily Pond on a black/yellow 1" tube.

October Mr Mark Wormald caught a 6lb Salmon at Black Rock on a cascade no 12. Mr Alan White Caught 2 Salmon a 14lb at Lamerhoo Croy and a 5lb at Lamerhoo run both were caught on a 3/4" mercers fancy. Mr Mike Symons caught a 6lb Salmon above Woodtown on a 2" yellow MJS.

Member Mr John Foster caught 3 Salmon a 9lb at Joles , 5lb at Endsleigh Ford, 4lb at Leighwood Croy all caught on a 1" MJS yellow tube. Member Mr Greg Stone caught a 4lb Salmon at Gravel on a 1 1/2"white/orange tube. Mr James Medd caught a 10lb Salmon at Perry's Stream on a no 6 GP. Member Edward Smyth Osbourne caught a 4lb Salmon at Inny junction on a 1" yellow/black tube. Member Mr Bob Unsworth caught a 5lb Salmon at Joles on a yellow/silver tube. Lady Member Mrs Melanie Healy caught a 11'lb Salmon at Leigh Pool on a pink steelhead. Lady Member Mrs Pippa Medd caught a 5lb Salmon at Lower Endsleigh Ham on a no 8 double Alley Shrimp. Mr Mark Rodick caught 2 Salmon a 7lb at Black Rock and a 4lb at Dunterue pool both were caught on a white/orange 1 1/2" tube. Mr Martin Stone caught a 15lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ham on a red GP 1/2" tube. Mr James Bates caught a 8lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a black/yellow tube.Mr Alan White caught 2 Salmon a 10lb at Parsons, 7lb at Endsleigh Ham both were caught on a mercers fancy. Mr John Dennis caught 3 Salmon 8lb at Inny Junction, 7lb at Lowley Run, 5lb at Underhill all were caught on a red/yellow MJS.

The season started with an extremely cold and dry spring at Easter the river was colder and clearer than it has been for many years. As a result the Salmon we caught tended to be on our lower water beats, which really came into their own this year. The West country had no rain to speak of from April to August , one spate in May when there was a reasonable flow of water in the river up until mid june. Catches were good and the early season run continues to Improve. July and August was the warmest driest summer since 2006 with desperatley low river levels and high water temperatures. In the Autumn things picked up a bit but the substantial rainfall came too late to save a rather dissapointing season.

Our Total Salmon caught this season was 76 the largest being 15lb caught by member Mr John Foster at Woodtown Croy on a red/yellow MJS. Mr Martin Stone catching a 15lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ham on a red GP1/2" tube. Total sea trout was 75 the largest being 5lb caught by Mr Gerald Spiers at Weir Pool on a size 10 stoats tail .Second largest Sea Trout caught by Member Mrs Pippa Medd was 4lb caught at Inny Croy on a 2 " Sunray shadow.

 

Season 2012

March was very dry and warm with little rain, fly life started hatching with good hatches of olives and grannom a few wild trout were caught on a pheasant tail nymph's.

April saw catches of early Sea trout .The large spring tides and heavy rain brought in our first 2 Salmon , caught by Member Mrs Paula Jones 18lb at Thompsons,10lb at Beech Tree caught on a brown shrimp fly.

May was a good month for Sea trout with 21 caught the biggest 6lb caught by Mr Jon Barnard at Carthamartha on a black/orange tube.

June started off with heavy rain and another week of high coloured water. Member Mr Jeff Wehner caught a 14lb salmon at Inny Croy on a black/yellow 2 inch tube. This was the wettest june on record since 1910.

July was the same as June with heavy constant rain .Member Mr James Medd caught a 7lb Salmon at Inny Croy on a flood flasher, his son Harry Medd caught our first grilse of the season 4lb caught at Inny Junction II on a flood flasher. Member Mrs Melanie Healy caught a 10lb Salmon at Gravel on a black tube. Member Mr Edward Smyth Osbourne caught a 12lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a orange/gold tube, his son Hector Smyth Osbourne caught 2 Salmon 9lb at Leighwood Croy, 7lb at Endsleigh Ham.

Mr Rennie Miller caught a 25lb Salmon at Carthamartha Lower Run on a posh tosh 1 inch tube the largest Salmon caught at Endsleigh for many years.Member Mr Brian Peppiatt caught a 9lb Salmon at Endsleigh Ham on a 1 inch waddington black/yellow, His grandson Fergus Bracher caught his first Salmon at Endsleigh a 9lb Salmon caught at Leighgate pool on a 1 inch blue mist. After a 9ft river on the 14th July the highest summer level for many years and the constant high river levels for June and July fishing was very challenging, but July produced good catches with 31 Salmon and 23 Sea trout caught.

August started with our chairman Sir Richard Dearlove catching a 19lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a 2 inch yellow/red tube. Member Mr Arthur Manners caught a 7lb Salmon at Lowley Croy, 5lb sea trout at Bush on a 1 inch cascade. Mrs Anne Manners caught a 7lb Salmon at woodtown Croy on a 1 inch cascade .After 4 days of heavy rain the river rose to 8ft 4 inches it took 3 days of river levels dropping before fishing conditions improved. Member Mr Martin Jones caught 2 Salmon a 14lb at Inny Croy on a black/silver waddington, 7lb at Gravel on a black/yellow tube. Mrs Paula Jones caught an 11lb Salmon at Gravel on a kylie 2 inch waddington. After heavy rain and high river levels throughout August fishing conditions were very difficult, but despite weather conditions we caught more Salmon for August than last season with 27 Salmon and 12 sea trout.

September  started off fantastic with 15 Salmon  caught over one weekend. Members son Alex Medd caught his first 2 Salmon at Endsleigh a 13lb Salmon at Georgy's Run,6lb Salmon at Inny Junction II both  caught on a 2 inch black/yellow tube.Members daughter Emily Medd caught her first Salmon at Endsleigh  5lb  at Waterfall on a garry dog tube. Bertram Medd caught 2 Salmon an 8lb at Gravel,5lb at Georgy's Run  caught on a 2 inch black/yellow tube. Harry Medd caught a 6lb Salmon at Gravel on a 1 inch black/yellow tube. Member Mr Nick Medd caught 2 Salmon a 7lb at Lowley run on a Ally Shrimp tube, 6lb Salmon at Inny Junction I on a 1 inch black/gold tube.  Member Mr James Medd caught a 5lb Salmon at Inny Junction I on a 1 inch black/yellow tube.Member Mr Jeff Wehner caught a 6lb Salmon at Carthamartha on a 1 inch black/yellow tube .Between the 1st - 11th September Endsleigh caught 31 Salmon. Member Mr Charlie Bracher caught a 8lb Salmon at Leighwood croy on a 1 inch black/yellow tube, His son Fergus Bracher caught his 2nd Salmon at Endsleigh this season an 11lb caught at Endsleigh Ford on a 1 inch Thunder and Lightening tube. Long standing Member Dr Wilfred Medd caught an 8lb Salmon at Carthamartha on a 1 inch red tube. September was our best month this season for fishing conditions and our longest spell of unspoilt fishing with 44 Salmon and 17 Sea trout caught.

October's weather continued with constant rain at night and heavy showers during the day keeping river levels high and coloured, there were only 3 Salmon caught in October .Mr Garath craze caught a 10lb Salmon at higher Bush on a 2 inch black tube. Mr Alan white caught a 5lb salmon at Carthamartha on a 2 inch black/orange tube. Mr William Trevelyan Thomas caught a 5lb Salmon at Inny Croy on a posh tosh tube fly.

Considering the weather conditions this season with the highest rainfall this summer for 100 years out Total catches of Salmon and Sea Trout were very good with 131 Salmon caught the largest weighing 25lb and 88 Sea trout the largest 6lb. Lets hope next season's weather is an Improvement on 2012 season.

 

Season 2011.


Our season started with low water levels and the driest March since 1961 with very little rainfall. A few kelts have been seen throughout the beats during late March and early April.

April being a very warm and dry month with temperatures reaching 22 degrees which made river temperatures rise very quickly; encouraging an abundance of fly life to hatch early.

There have been some good catches of trout , Mr james Pearce catching 36 trout of 4oz to 1lb and several grayling from 1lb to 2lb2oz on a black and peacock spider and black gnat .And a Mr mark Stockington catching 23 trout up to 12oz on a butchers wet and large olives .A Mr dean Medley catching 15 trout largest being 1lb2oz caught on a sawyers nymph, olive imergers and dry fly grannon at Dunterue on beat 2 .A Mr philip Norton catching 18 trout up to 1lb on a stone fly nymph and dry fly olives at Carthamartha on beat 1. The Salmon smolts and trout smolts are benefiting from the early fly life .

The smolt trap was once again in place during April and despite the low levels of water many smolts have been seen and recorded by cefas in total 4037 wild salmon smolts and 1046 wild trout smolts and 13 hatchery smolts were caught and released with the majority of the smolts still to come down from the tributaries .

The warm weather continues into May with river levels still dropping, the first sightings of May fly have been seen on the 15th May which hopefully will produce an abundance of may fly and good dry fly fishing .

On the 22nd May our first Salmon was caught by one of our members a Mr Jeff Wehner catching a 8lb Salmon on a 1/2 inch black tube at Thompsons pool on beat 3 .And another member Mr Will Nott catching our first sea trout a 1 1/2 lb on a stoats tail at Inny Junction on beat 2 .

Some Salmon and sea trout have finally made their way up river and have been seen in pools during the last week, but we are still in deperate need of some rain .

End of May and early june good hatches of May fly producing great catches of brown trout up to 2lb,and some good catches of Sea trout caught early evening with Mr Berri Schroder catching a 2lb and a 3lb Sea trout caught at hardstone croy and parsons on a number 10 black stoats tail.And one of our members a Mr Charles Carey catching a 3lb Sea trout at Parsons on a black and yellow stoats tail .

Weather remained warm and dry until the 12th june when the welcoming sight of steady rain raised river levels and brought up some fresh Salmon and sea trout. In June we caught 10 salmon a Mr Martin Stone caught the largest a 13lb salmon at Lowley run on a black stoats tail tube. Mr Clive Lunn a Arundell Arms fisherman caught a 10lb Salmon at Joles Corner on a stoats tail number 8 double . Mr Ben Garnett a Arundell arms fisherman caught a 12lb Salmon at southcombe croy on a orange and black tube 1 inch . Mr Mike symons catching 2 Salmon a 7lb and a 12lb at Harstone on a mjs red and yellow 1 inch tube .

One of our members Mr Martin Jones catching a 6lb Salmon at Hardstone wood on a yellow and black 1 inch tube .Also 5 Sea trout have been caught in June between 2lb and 3lb later on in the evening. With only one or two days of rain in June river levels are still low and a weeks steady rain is still needed.

July has started off well with a few days of rain raising the river levels . One of our members Mrs Sandra Burling caught a 12lb Salmon at Bush pool on a cascade alley 1/2 inch tube. Mr John Foster also a member caught a 8lb Salmon at Lily Pond on a MJS 1 inch tube .

Mr John Mc Quade caught an 8lb Salmon at joles corner on a stoats tail 1/2 inch tube , Mr Alan White caught a 8lb Salmon at hardstone croy on a 1 inch mercers fancy. Another lady Member Mrs Pippa Medd caught the first grilse of the season 6lb caught at beech tree on a 1/2 inch black and yellow tube.

The sea trout fishing in July has been very good with Mr david Pilkington catching 5 sea trout up to 3lb at carthamartha run and adams pool on a bumble single no 10 . One of our members Mr Johnny Trenchard catching 7 sea trout between 1lb and 3lb at Inny Junction and underhill on a stoats tail single no 8 .Mr Fournie caught 7 sea trout between 1lb and 4lb at Bush , gravel and parsons pool on a gold head stonefly .Mr John Dolly caught a sea trout of 5lb at Hardstone croy on a 1 inch black and yellow tube. Mr Gerald Spiers caught 6 sea trout between 1lb and 9lb at underhill, southcombe and beera on a black pennell 1 inch tube . A really good month for sea trout with a total of 37 for july .

With the warm weather raising water temperature,s and low river levels we are in desperate need of some heavy constant rain .

End of August one of our members Mr Martin Jones caught an 8lb Salmon at underhill on a 1 inch black/yellow tube and one of our lady members Mrs Tara Marlow caught a grilse of 5lb at Adams pool on a cascade double no 6. Mr John Mc quade caught a grilse of 4lb at Joles corner on a sunray black. Mr David Chapman caught a 5lb grilse at Gravel on a posh tosh.

Sea trout fishing is still good one of our members Mrs Sandra Burling caught 2 sea trout a 2lb caught at Thompsons on a black tube and a 3lb caught at Endsleigh ford on a cascade alley .Miss Emily Medd caught a 2lb Sea trout at Adams pool on a black and yellow 1 inch tube . Another member Mr Will Nott caught 4 Sea trout between 2lb and 3lb caught at Underhill and Joles Corner on a stoats Tail.Mr dave Chapman caught a 6lb sea trout at Dunterue on a posh tosh.

The Recent rainfall we have had at the start of september has moved the Salmon up river and we have had some good fish caught.

Mr John Foster has caught 4 Salmon in one day a 10lb and a 8lb caught at Bush, A 5lb Salmon caught a Dunterue run, a 4lb Salmon caught a lower Parsons all on a mjs red /yellow tube. Mr John Foster also caught a 9lb Salmon at hardstone on a mjs red /yellow tube . Mr Mike Symons caught a 5lb Salmon at Leighwood pool on a mjs red /yellow tube. Mr Steve Symons caught a 12lb Salmon at Leighwood run on a sms red/gold tube. Mr Alan White caught a 5lb Salmon at Bush pool on a mercers fancy.

September has been an ideal month with plenty of rain freshening up the river and catching many salmon. one of our members Mr Nick Medd catching 3 Salmon a 7lb caught at Gravel pool on a 1 inch cascade tube , a 5lb Salmon caught at Thompsons on a 2inch cascade tube and a 4lb Salmon caught at Lily pond on a 1inch cascade tube , Mr Nick Medd also caught 3 sea trout up to 3lb in weight on a 1 inch cascade tube at Higher Bush . One of our Lady members Mrs Paula Jones caught a 11lb salmon at Carthamartha on a 1inch black and yellow waddington. Another Lady Member Mrs Sandra Burling caught a 8lb salmon at Southcombe on a 1inch cascade alley, also another Lady Member Mrs Fiona Bell caught a Salmon of 6lb at Black rock on a stoats tail no 2 her first Salmon caught at Endsleigh .Mr Simon Bell caught a 4lb Salmon at Dunterue Stage on a no 2 green highlander .Mr John Foster caught 3 Salmon two 5lb and a 4lb Salmon caught at Middle Parsons on a mjs yellow and red . Mr Simon pettit caught a 12lb Salmon at Thompsons on a 1inch balck tube. The river keeper John Dennis caught a 16lb Salmon at Beera on a 3inch waddington black and yellow.

October started with good weather and the river dropping and clearing .A lot of fish were running and many Salmon were caught by our members. Mr John Foster caught 5 Salmon a 12lb and a 5lb Salmon caught at Middle Parsons,a 5lb Salmon caught at Dunterue and a 5lb and 6lb Salmon caught at Leighwood croy all on a MJS red and yellow. Mrs pippa Medd caught a 12lb Salmon at Leighwood Croy on a 2inch black waddington. Mr Nick Medd caught a 5lb Salmon at Hardstone croy on a 2 inch black and yellow tube. Lord  Hugh Trenchard caught a 5lb salmon at Black Rock on a 3/0yellow torrish. Lord Blakenham caught 2 Salmon a 4lb and a 5lb at Beech Tree on a yellow and black single.

The last week of the season heavy rain and a rising coloured river made fishing almost impossible. This Season was a difficult  season with many months of no rain and low water levels, despite this the wild brown trout were great sport on a dry fly and nymphs and a lot more sea trout were caught early evening and into the night . when the weather changed and we got rain a good number of Salmon run the river with some wonderful days fishing and in all an interesting seaon with us catching 70 Salmon the largest being 16lb and 86 Sea trout with the largest being 8lb 9oz, the largest wild brown trout was 2lb. 82 %of the Salmon were returned and 80% of sea trout were returned.