South Hants Avon hotspots and more


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FOL­LOW in the foot­steps of John Wil­son and fish one of the most pro­lific stretches of the Hamp­shire Avon.

The Sev­er­als and Avon Cas­tle stretches of the river be­came fa­mous when they fea­tured in an episode of Go Fish­ing. Nowa­days the stretch, which is con­trolled by Ring­wood and Dis­trict An­glers As­so­ci­a­tion, is as good as ever, with stun­ning scenery and fish­ing to match.

The fish­ery, lo­cated just be­low Ring­wood, has rel­a­tively fast-flow­ing wa­ter over a gravel bot­tom, with shal­low and deep ar­eas, mak­ing it ideal bar­bel coun­try but there is also a big head of spec­i­men chub to 7lb, bream, roach, dace and pike.

Mem­ber­ship to the club also gives ac­cess to other sec­tions of this fa­mous wa­ter­way, along with some stretches of the Dorset Stour.

PRICES: £160 a year adults, £100 con­ces­sions plus £20 join­ing fee

CON­TACT: 07876 204546, Ring­wood DAA

POST­CODE: Near­est post­code to park­ing, BH24 3AY

A 15lb 12oz bar­bel from the Sev­er­als Fish­ery.

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