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Fishing Report 8th June 2018

Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers – Fishing Report 8th June 2018 May started with some fine weather and gradually the river started to wake up. My first full day came in the middle of the month when I hosted two auction winners with Stuart Crofts. The EHK treated us to bacon sandwiches at Duffers while Stuart […]

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Flat 2 Regency House

Flat 2, Regency House Bakewell, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales

    A contemporary, ground floor apartment within a beautiful three-storey, Georgian-style house on the Grade II listed Rutland Terrace in the town of Bakewell. Luxuriously furnished throughout, this modern apartment has spacious rooms, ideal for two couples or friends who wish to get away together. On entering this deluxe accommodation, you will find the sitting […]

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Fishing Report – 18 April 2018

Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers – Fishing Report 18 April 2018 It’s been a long cold Winter and Spring has been even worse.  I couldn’t summon up any enthusiasm for grayling this winter and judging by the returns it seems that I was not alone.  But as I write Spring has arrived, the primroses are out […]

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The Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers’ Adult Upwing and Stonefly Records 2017

Introduction This is the third year of this project and it has once again produced some interesting results. The way the project works is quite simple. In each of the fishing huts there are “sample packs” available for members to pick up. Each sample pack consists of a small zip-lock bag inside of which is a […]

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The Riverfly Monitoring Initiative

To view our scores please click on the link below. This opens the Riverfly Partnership home page from which you will be able to access our data, as follows: 1. In the second panel on the left select ARMI Data. 2. Select Open Data. 3. In the search boxes select ARMI. 4. Select Cressbrook & […]

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Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers – Autumn 2017 Newsletter

What’s in a name? Download this Newsletter by clicking here! Next year will mark the 10th anniversary of our merger with the Monsal Dale Fishery, which to me seems no more than the blink of an eye. As I got to know the upper beats it struck me that most of these had named pools, […]

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Fishing Report – 18 September 2017

Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers – Fishing Report 18 September 2017 I’m not sure why August has such a bad reputation as a fishing month.  My last few visits have been wonderful. The river has been in good order, if a little on the low side, and the weather settled and perfect.  Olives have hatched, caddis […]

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Fishing Report – 14 August 2017

Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers – Fishing Report 14 July 2017 Once again I’m sorry to say I’ve been absent from the river, my fishing having been limited to the Big Laxa in Iceland so don’t feel too sorry for me! I have heard reports of excellent spinner and caddis fishing for those prepared to fish […]

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Fishing Report – 14 July 2017

Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers – Fishing Report 14 July 2017 I’m afraid my June fishing has been almost non-existent due to domestic commitments but this was more than made up for by the arrival of a 6 pounder on the 22nd – my new granddaughter India! On the 29th we were privileged to have Stuart […]

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Fishing Report – 14 June 2017

Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Fishing Report – 14th June 2017 Persistent low water has been the feature since the start of the season. Even when we did have rain there was barely enough to register on the gauge. I’m not sure if this is the reason why the fish have been so skittish but my […]

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Roadside Pool

Fishing Report – 16th May 2017

Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Fishing Report – 16 May 2017 After a meeting with Don and the Keepers at the Locked Bridge I popped down to the Roadside pool to see if there were any Olives on the wing. The cool NW wind was still making things hard work but there were one or two fish […]

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Fishing Report – 16th April 2017

Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Fishing Report – 16 April 2017 Grandfatherly duties having prevented my attendance on Opening Day, I had fully intended to wet a line the following day. However, events once again conspired to frustrate me and I ended up spending most of the afternoon dealing with three poachers who had been spotted […]

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Spring Newsletter 2017

Cressbrook and litton Flyfishers Spring Newsletter 2017 Welcome. This year we have eleven new members, quite a few of them from the Deep South. Such is the reputation of our Club that not only are prospective members prepared to wait years for their turn; they also think nothing of a 400 mile round trip to […]

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The Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers’ Adult Upwing and Stonefly Records 2016

Introduction This is the second year of this project and it has once again produced some interesting results. The way the project works is quite simple. In each of the three fishing huts there are “sample packs” available for members to pick up. Each sample pack consists of a small zip-lock bag inside of which […]

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Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Club – Newsletter Autumn 2016

Tenancies renewed until 2026/7 We are pleased to announce that the Chatsworth and Bagshawe estates have agreed to the renewal of our leases for a further 9 and 10 years respectively. The Club enjoys extremely cordial relations with both our landlords, Tim Bagshawe of course having been our Patron for many years. Rents have been […]

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Fishing Report – 15 September 2016

At the end of August the rain fell relentlessly and soon the river was high and dirty. Despite the terrible conditions, Carl Brumby enjoyed a wonderful day fishing every beat on his birthday, of which more will be told in the end of season Newsletter. This is proof of my contention that the Wye is […]

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Riversdale farm places to stay

Brackendale Cottage at Riversdale Farm

Riversdale Farm lies in the heart of the Peak District, in one of Derbyshire’s finest Dales and only three miles north of the delightful market town of Bakewell. Situated on the banks of the River Wye guests are surrounded by the most magnificent countryside but are within easy reach of the many Peak District attractions. […]

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Riversdale farm places to stay

Greenhills Cottage at Riversdale Farm

Riversdale Farm lies in the heart of the Peak District, in one of Derbyshire’s finest Dales and only three miles north of the delightful market town of Bakewell. Situated on the banks of the River Wye guests are surrounded by the most magnificent countryside but are within easy reach of the many Peak District attractions. […]

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Heron Cottage at Riversdale Farm

Riversdale Farm lies in the heart of the Peak District, in one of Derbyshire’s finest Dales and only three miles north of the delightful market town of Bakewell. Situated on the banks of the River Wye guests are surrounded by the most magnificent countryside but are within easy reach of the many Peak District attractions. […]

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Riversdale farm places to stay

Riversdale Farm Cottage

Riversdale Farm Cottage at Riversdale in Monsal Dale. A beautiful cottage sleeping 6 guests in two double and one twin bedroom, Riversdale Farm Cottage has the benefit of a private garden overlooking the River Wye. The property lies in the heart of the Peak District, in one of Derbyshire’s finest Dales and only three miles north of the delightful […]

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