Rising on Dartmoor, the Tavy flows south through Tavistock to join estuaries with the Tamar below Maristow. It is a typical game river for the area, offering good fishing for salmon, sea trout and trout. In addition to hotel fishings, there are also reasonable ticket oppor-tunities on this river and its tributaries. Rod Licence: SWWA Calstock, CornwallTSM “ (for T)3j miles at Calstock DT: AH (Danescombe Valley Hotel, Calstock)e

Tavistock, DevonTSTS-(for (T) only)3j milesfrom Brook House, near Tavistock, to Double Waters at junction with Walkham (BB) including 300 yards (RB) above Double Waters on Walkham and further section on Tavy(RB only) from Double Waters down to the footbridge at the Lady Bertha Mine DtandWT:ATS(Barkells,15, Duke Street. Tavistock; A. R. & H. V. Jeffery Ltd, 19/21 Old Town Street, Plymouth; D. K. Sports, 204, Exeter Street, Plymouth; The Tackle Box, 85, Exeter Street, PlymouthMar 16-Sept 30 (T); Mar 3-Oct 14 (ST) ; Mar1-Oct14(S)e

Tavy Tributary


Offering similar sport to the Tavy, the Walkham rises on lower Dartmoor to meet the left bank of the Tavy below Tavistock. Sea trout are best from July onwards.

Walkhampton, DevonTSTS (for (ST) and (T)) from Walkhampton parish boundary on LangstoneMoortoheadof Merrivale Newtake; from Merrivale Bridge to Ward Bridge; from Woodtown to Stone Hedge above Foxhams Weir (except 100 yards section); from Magpie Bridge to Greno Fen Bridge (all LB) DT and WT: ATS (Barkells, 15, Duke Street, Tavistock) I e