Upstream Dry Fly

Dry Fly Fishing

A selection of our 2017 Wessex Chalkstream Beats

Here is a selection of some of our chalkstream beats for the 2017 season. Some estate owners ask us not to name their beats directly, hence descriptions in this section.... Please contact for more information.

River Dever

River Kennet - flybox

River Kennet - the Rod Room

River Kennet brownie

River Dever, the downstream most beats on this Test tributary are beautiful.

Upper River Test

A famous beat on the middle Test - early May

Middle Test at the confluence of a carrier stream - a large hatch pool

Upper Test in Autumn

A sedge hatch on the upper Test

The water clarity of the upper Test beats is superb

The Upper Test - one of the few beats where this river runs in a single channel - strong flow.

River Meon - early season - 1st week in April

A river Meon wild brown trout

The Meon early April - a good olive hatch but cold wind!

River Meon - high summer with Ranunculus in flower

River Test - HT plays a nice trout

Lower River Test - the famous Testwood Pool salmon and seatrout fishery.

River Alre, the primary tributary of the Itchen

orchids on the bank of our river Dun beat

River Dun - river Test tributary

River Dun, Blue Pool Beat, start of the season

River Test - Chilbolton Common beat in April

River Dun - crystal clear waters

River Dun trout rises on the Blue Pool

River Dun, River Test tributary - rising trout

River Dun - river Test tributary

River Kennet

Sluices on the River Kennet

River Kennet carrier stream


Bridge on the Kennet

Kennet carrier stream