Bratton Water Fly Fishing


Loxhore Cross, Barnstaple EX31 4ST

Fishery Information

Bratton Water is a well-known trout fishing lake that’s set in lovely surroundings. Even if you are not catching fish there is plenty of wildlife to keep you entertained.

In Bratton Water, you will find rainbow trout ranging from 2lb to 8lb which have all been reared on site. The lake has a really good wealth of natural food which means there is an excellent sport to be had.

As well as rainbow trout there are also some brown trout, which again were reared on site and these are up to 10lb in weight.

What size do the fish go to?

  • Rainbow trout to 8lb
  • Brown trout to 10lb

What tactics work well?

Nymphs work well

What facilities are on site?

There is a toilet.

There are refreshments available on-site.

There is also an anglers cabin that sells flies

Tuition can be arranged by appointment.

Is parking available?

Yes, there is plenty of parking.

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