Water flow: Good
Visibility: 36 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 52 Degrees F
Water condition: Stained
Best time of day to fish: 11AM-3PM
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:
Large dark olives Stoneflies Midges
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: Trout WF
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.
Short line nymphing with indicator leader or strike indicator. Sight fishing possible around midday.
Much warmer with winds from south west. Varied conditions across the week.