River Piddle

The River Piddle in Dorset, UK

Type of river: Chalk stream

Fish to target: Mostly brown trout (Salmo trutta) up to 5lbs.

Fishing Season: March to September

Best season for Danica hatches: mid May – mid June

Fishing method: Upstream dry fly or nymphing.

Ticket purchase and accommodation: Wessex fly fishing, Richard and Sally Slocock slococks@btconnect.com, Tel: 01305 848460.

Suggested guide: Tony King 07855196332

Suggested rod: 3 – 4W, 8’, 4 – 9’

Suggested nymphs: Bead head ZAK, GRHE, PTN, Peeping Caddis larva and pupa, cream burrowing nymphs.

Suggested dry flies: Klink’s, parachutes, Mohawks….