lynmouth bay watersmeet and glenthbrne fisheries river lyn, 2020. 8. 15.آ fishing allowed fishing...
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No Fishing in shaded area
End of Fishery
Lyn Rock Pool
Lower Lyn Rock Pool Upper Lyn Rock Pool
Lower Stag Pool
Dumbledon PoolWatersmeet Bridge Pool
Upper Stag Pool
Fox Pool Buddle Pool Meadow Pool
Start of Fishery
Ash Bridge FB
L y n m o u t h B a y
East Lyn River
East Lyn River
Bonnicott Wood Horner’s NeckWood
Barton Wood Mill
Grafton Wood Birch Wood
Barbrook Filling Station, Barbrook. Tel: 01598 752248
Reproduced by permission of Ordnance Survey. © Crown Copyright and database right 2009. All rights reserved.
Ordnance Survey licence number AL 100018591
1/2 mile 1 kilometre
Minor road / track
Fishing allowed (children)
No fishing (private fishery)
Salmon Season: 1 March - 30 Sept
(no worm or maggot before 16th June. catch and release of all salmon is mandatory for the whole season).
Sea Trout & Brown Trout: 15th March - 30th Sept (no worm or maggot for sea trout before 16th June. catch and release of all sea trout is mandatory for the whole season. brown trout fishing by artificial fly only)
A separate Environment Agency rod fishing licence is required
Fishery restrictions to protect Salmon and Sea trout
hook of no larger than a standard size 4.
not allowed at any time in
Ban on sale of rod-caught
sea trout and salmon (New
Byelaw) - no person shall sell, offer or
expose for sale or have in possession for
sale any salmon or migratory trout which
has been taken by rod and line.
Please avoid making contact
with the river bed to help
protect important wildlife
habitats. Take extra care not to
disturb fish and river gravel
during March when salmon and trout are laying their eggs in gravel in the shallow, fast
flowing parts of the river. It is an offence under the Salmon & Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 to
wilfully disturb these fish spawning areas.
Please report any incidents relating to pollution, illegal fishing or flood risk to the Environment Agency on 0800 807060 (free 24 hour incident hotline) or sightings of wildlife or litter pollution to National Trust wardens/rangers on 01598 763306.
Canoeing arrangements detailed overleaf
Day and week
Rockford Inn, Brendon. Tel: 01598 741214
Tourist Information Centre, Town Hall, Lynton. Tel: 0845 6603232
Taunton Angling Centre, 63 Station Road, Taunton. Tel: 01823 282 518
Porlock Visitor Centre, West End, High Street, Porlock. Tel : 01643 863150
The National Trust, Watersmeet House, Lynmouth. Tel: 01598 752648
More copies of this leaflet can be downloaded from
Printed on waterproof paper
Watersmeet and Glenthorne Fisheries River Lyn, North Devon
East Lyn A4 leaflet FINAL:Layout 1 08/06/2010 11:57 Page 2
Catch and release of all salmon and sea trout is mandatory for the whole season.
Permitted baits are restricted to artificial fly and artificial lure until 16th June.
Worm or maggot may be fished from 16th June on a single Circle patterned
Fishing with worm or maggot is