Water flow: Good
Visibility: 60 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 52 Degrees F
Water condition: Clear
Best time of day to fish: Season has ended
Best stretch: Monsal Dale
Best access point: Monsal Dale, contact Cressbrook & Litton Fly Fishers club to book fishing or the Peacock Hotel.
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
Various upwings including pale wateries, olives, iron blues Stoneflies Midges caddis Beetles Ants Greenfly
Fish species: Rainbow and Brown Trout
Fishing season: March 18th - October 8th
Nearest airport: Manchester
Recommended fly fishing leader: 12 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 5X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 9' 5 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: WF Trout Fly Line
Flowing through the limestone of Derbyshire's Peak District National Park, the river Wye provides world class imitative fly fishing. With it's abundant and diverse fly life, crystal clear water and selective trout, this is one river everyone should fish.
Dry fly and short line nymphing
Hot and bright, great prospects for evening rise action.