Game & Coarse Fishing on The River Test

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Game Fishing

Fishery Rules and Regulations...

   Game Fishery Rules.

  • Environmental Agency fishing licence required.
  • All fisherman are to fish the ‘chalk-stream method’ upstream dry fly & nymph.
  • No Rod Sharing
  • All flies must be ‘chalk-stream’ compliant, NO Brightly Coloured Lures
  • No hooks larger than a standard shank size 10
  • Allowance of TWO fish take only per rod over 10” in length then de-barb for ‘catch & release’.
  • No wading allowed
  • Any nets used must be NON-knotted as this is the law
  • The Beat is open from 8am until dusk, (8pm) unless prior arrangement has been made.
  • All tackle that has been loaned to you for the day must be returned, otherwise an invoice will be sent to the head of the party for the full value of the missing items.
  • Please observe all the ‘chalk-stream’ etiquette rules.
  • No dogs, radios, fires or weapons allowed onto the fishery.
  • NO Cars to be parked on the Riverbank
  • Payment for permits constitutes acceptance of the fishery rules, and breaking these rules will mean being asked to leave the fishery without refund.
  • No responsibility can be taken by the management for any circumstances affecting the fishing which is beyond their control.
  • To the extent permissible by law, all liability for loss or damage is expressly excluded. The courts of England have exclusive jurisdiction.



    Finally, Timsbury Fishing would like to wish you a successful &

    most enjoyable days’ fishing.


Optional Extras

Beat 6 is a 5 Rod beat. Should you require the beat exclusively please do not hesitate to contact us. We can also offer a guide for your days’ fishing. They are very experienced on the water and will help you set up your tackle and generally advise you of what flies are most suitable for your particular days’ fishing. Your guide will be there to assist you as much or as little as you may require. Costs of your guide and instructor will be charged extra. It is essential that you book and pay for your guide in advance. Tuition is available  (min 3 Hours).


A selection of hand tied flies are available to purchase on the day.  Arrangements can be made for the hire of fishing tackle should you need it. Your day should be that good that you will want to spend all day on the river bank, we can arrange a packed lunch, please order in advance. For larger groups a corporate BBQ banquet can be arranged & served to you on the river bank.


All optional extras must be booked and paid for in advance.


If unforeseen circumstances lead to complete cancellation on your part, then you will be offered an alternative date if available. For this to take place cancellations of at least 4 weeks notice must be given. This applies to the booking as a whole. Not an individual of the party. No Refunds can be given.


Your days fishing may commence at 8.00 am - sunset.

Season & Cost - 2 April - 30 September

Game Fishing Beat 6


  • £120 per person per day
  • £130 per person per day (15 May - 8th June)
  • Tackle Hire £50 per person per day
  • Box of appropriate flies  £20.00
  • Packed lunch delivered to you riverside £12.00
  • A days' guide £180 per day
  • Half day's guide £120
  • Fishing tuition £40.00 per hour (minimum 3 hours)
  • Gift vouchers can be purchased & kept open for the season and will be sent via email
  • BBQ Banquets please see our Corporate Page for costs.



An 8' or a 9' a 5 or 6 weight rod with floating line in weight forward or double taper will suffice.


Flies that will provide the best catches are: Mayfly, Hawthorn Pale Morning Duns, Adams, Blue Winged Olives. Flies are available to purchase at the fishery if required.


Please phone and order any required flies and they will be bought to you on the river bank.  There is a two fish take and then catch & release policy.


Address:  Timsbury NR. Romsey Hampshire S051 0NB

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Tel: -     01264 365165

Mob: -   07759 331385






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