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Chalk stream Fishing
The Meon, is the most easterly of the Hampshire chalk
streams, rising at East Meon and reaching the sea in the Solent 15 miles
to the south.
In many respects it is a smaller version of the Itchen,
just as clear but perhaps a little faster flowing. It is very varied river,
which reflects the patchwork nature of the farmland. Within a typical
half mile section there will be gravel shallows, deep pools, open meadows
The lower sections used to be famed for sea trout;
less so today but they regularly run to Wickham Mill and above. The prime
trout fishing is from Wickham to Meonstoke, with a highly distinctive
and abundant wild fish population.
EXTON MANOR FARM - RIVER MEON
The River Meon is one of the most untouched of all the southern
chalkstreams, weaving its way through the lovely Meon valley. Exton
Manor Farm is very much a family affair having been fished by three
generations, with great grandson Sam Martin now the custodian and
This is an all wild trout, all catch and release beat that rewards
delicate presentation and careful fly selection. It is best fished
with speculative casting in the riffles alongside the weed beds
or waiting for a fish to peck the surface. Dry fly accounts for
95% of the fish caught or risen.
Wading is essential, but hip/thigh waders
NEW FOR 2017 Beat now available for two Rods on week days.
April 3-June 15
£95 per Rod
June 16-September 30
£75 per Rod
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