blog category: Chalkstream Fishing

Mayfly, chalkstream, river test, river anton, river avon,

Despite the early autumn and the damp and windy days the chalkstreams are continuing to produce some excellent dry fly fishing. Water levels are still low throughout the south of England but strong olive hatches in the daytime are being met by flurries of caddis in the evening to keep the trout rising. With winter… Read More>>>


Mayfly, chalkstream, river test, river anton, river avon,

The River Anton is a wonderful chalkstream flowing into the River Test just above Stockbridge. It features a great variety of wide open shallows, fast weedy sections and deep holes. The river offers some wonderful trout and grayling fishing with both dry flies and nymphs throughout the season. The river flows crystal clear for almost the whole… Read More>>>


River Nadder, Chalkstream fishing, Berkshire, UK fishing guide

The River Kennet is one of our favourite chalkstreams, it flows as main river and a complex series of carriers. Between Hungerford and Kintbury the river offers some wonderful trout and grayling fishing with both dry flies and nymphs. The fishing in this area has a range of wider open sections and wilder narrow sections… Read More>>>


River Test, Brown Trout, Chalkstream Fishing, Aardvark McLeod

Andy Jones, visiting from Australia, contacted us during the famous mayfly hatches of the southern English chalkstreams looking to fit a day out on the River Test. With luck we were able to offer a beat on the confluence of the River Anton and River Test. Andy documented his day through a great blog post… Read More>>>


Chalkstream trout fishing, Hampshire, Aardvark McLeod

We are very excited about the up and coming movie “Chalk” which is currently in the pre – production phase. As we are based in the heart of chalkstream country with the Avon and Test no more than 15 minutes from the office all of us regard them as our home waters. We are really… Read More>>>