The head of this pool should ONLY by those who are sure-footed and fit! If you are go down the steps at the top and fish down. The fish lie under the left bank. Under NO CIRCUMSTANCES consider fishing the top from the bank, especially in felt soles.
Everybody else should go down the steps in the middle of the pool and walk up. Good in low water up to 1'.
|Head of Morail|
Fish from the white water to gauge rock in low water. Goes out at 3” upwards.
|Body and Tail of Morail|
This part of the pool can be fished at any time with up to 3 rods in spate conditions but ONLY TWO if Gruinards guests are also fishing. All heights with the tail coming in at 6".
|Head of Kennel Run|
Fish from the gap in the trees to beyond the gabion. There is no need to wade here as the fish lie tight into the left bank. The hot spot is opposite the gabion basket.
|Lower Kennel Run|
After fishing the top of the pool you will have to wade, a stick is essential and the lower hot spot is by the last birch on the far bank.
From the white water down. All heights.
|Gardners Run |
6" + for the run. There is no need to wade further than ankle deep, fishing between the gap in the trees.
Fish a short line at the neck, casting square across to the opposite bank, best in higher water. The main taking spot is just before the rock at the tail 0” – 1’.
All heights, with a short cast at the top, fishing from the bank. DO NOT try to wade through the pool as the fish are lying tight into the left bank.
All heights but especially good in high water. Start above the rock and wade down the shingle bank. Fish from the grass bank in high water.
3" - 1'. Fish down to gabion on far bank. Fish lie under far bank and behind rocks visible in lower water. Waders essential.
|Top of Bank|
Fishes from 1' - 3' from trees opposite stone flood defense down to fence.
0” – 2’ from style down.
6" upwards. Very difficult wading and should not be attempted unless accompanied.
3" upwards. Fish round corner and down to end of shingle. The bottom fishes best from the gabion on the far side. The tail can be productive up to 3'.
A low water pool casting from the white water down
All heights but the neck is best in low water – try stripping a Collie. The main pool can be fished right down to the Scarp dependant on water height. The fish lie tight into our bank so do not wade anywhere in the pool.
All heights. Wade a few yards above rocks and fish down. Wading stick essential.