Is there carp in the river Wey?

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Our Waters The Wey is a river of many moods, from fast gravely runs to slow meandering stretches. It contains most species of coarse fish and lends itself to all methods of angling. Be it trotting a stick float or pole fishing, waggler or feeder fishing, spinning for pike or legering for carp, it is all here.

Can you fish on the river Wey?

A mobile style of fishing is suggested for this small river. Chub are the predominant species and average from 2lb to over 4lb Pike up to 20lb, Dace Roach, Perch, Grayling, Trout and the odd Carp and Barbel are present. Carp to 18lb and Roach to 2lb 8oz present. Weed can be a problem in the summer months.

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What fish are in the Wey Navigation?

Obsessively carnivorous, bleak, roach and even smaller perch are particular favourites. The Wey tends to nurture lower weight specimens with perch usually around 2lbs (0.91 kg) being landed, although in 2005 one of 3 lb 3 oz (2.21 kg) was recorded on the Godalming Navigation.

Are there trout in the river Wey?

From Headley down to Frensham the Wey supports a mixed population of wild trout and coarse fish. From Frensham Mill down to Eashing the river is primarily managed as a stocked trout fishery, with some sections also let for coarse fishing.

What fish are in the Wey and Arun Canal?

The team gave the Wey & Arun Canal fish a clean bill of health, with pike, eels, bream, roach and carp among the fish caught.

How long is the Wey Navigation?

The Wey Navigation was built 100 years before the Canal Age. It runs 15½ miles from Guildford to the Thames at Weybridge. The Godalming Navigation, opened in 1764, extended the navigable waterway a further 4 miles to Godalming.

Where does the river Wey join the Thames?

The non-tidal stretches of the river are fed by 38 main tributaries covering a 3,841 square mile (9,948 sq km) catchment area, one of these being the River Wey which joins the river at Thames Lock, near Weybridge in Surrey.

Where can I fly fish in Surrey?

  • Leigh Mill Fishing Syndicate Surrey, England.
  • Leigh Mill Fishing Syndicate Surrey, England.
  • Clandon Park Lakes Surrey, England.
  • Clandon Park Lakes Surrey, England.
  • Ashmere Fisheries Surrey, England.
  • Ashmere Fisheries Surrey, England.
  • Tillingbourne Trout Farm Surrey, England.

How long is the Wey and Arun Canal?

The 23 mile Wey and Arun Canal – comprising of the combined Arun Navigation and the Wey and Arun Junction canal – was once the national inland waterway network’s only connection to the English Channel.

How much of the Wey and Arun Canal is navigable?

Southland Lock is the current northern limit of navigation on the restored section, some 3 miles (4.8 km) from Drungewick Lock (lock 3) in the south.

Do I need a licence to kayak on the River Wey?

All craft on the River Wey and Godalming Navigations require a licence from the National Trust. Portable licences are issued to unpowered kayaks, canoes, rowboats, dinghies, punts and skiffs. Comprehensive BCU membership includes a licence fee for use on the Wey Navigations.

Can I swim in the River Wey?

The River Wey, Godalming, Surrey With lots of sandy banks to easily slip into the water, The River Wey is a perfect choice for anyone new to wild swimming. The water is slow moving and very serene and peaceful.

Can I take a boat on the River Wey?

You can cruise the length of the River Wey in a short break over a weekend or midweek break. A midweek break will allow more time for exploration along the river. Visit the National Trust’s Exhibition Centre at Dapdune Wharf, not to mention trying some of the many riverside pubs along the way!

How deep is the River Wey?

Current River Level: 1.295m, rising The usual range of the River Wey at Guildford is between 1.10m and 2.60m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began. The typical recent level of the River Wey at Guildford over the past 12 months has been between 1.19m and 1.34m.

Who owns the River Wey?

The River Wey Navigation and Godalming Navigation together provide a 20-mile (32 km) continuous navigable route from the River Thames near Weybridge via Guildford to Godalming (commonly called the Wey Navigation). Both waterways are in Surrey and are owned by the National Trust.

What river runs through Woking?

The River Wey Navigations Built by local land owner Sir Richard Weston, it flows through Woking’s villages at West Byfleet, Pyrford and Old Woking.

Where does the River Arun start and finish?

The River Arun rises 120 metres above sea level in the High Weald of St Leonard’s Forest, to the east of Horsham. The river, fed by springs in the Tunbridge Wells Sandstone strata, runs westwards before turning south at Bucks Green, where hard rocks give way to the Wealden Clay.

Is the River Arun navigable?

River Arun, c1900. The river Wey was made navigable from Weybridge to Guildford in 1653, and extended to Godalming 90 years later. The Arun has existed as a tidal navigation as far inland as Pallingham Quay, near Pulborough, since 1575.

Can you walk along the river in Guildford?

A nice waterside walk from Guildford to Godalming along the River Wey Navigation Canal. It’s just over a four mile walk so ideal for an afternoon stroll. The walk starts near the train station in Guildford, which is located very close to the canal.

How many locks are there between farncombe and Guildford?

Today the 20 miles of navigable river and it’s 16 locks, are owned and maintained by The National Trust, and their Exhibition Centre at Dapdune Wharf in Guildford is well worth a visit.

Can you paddle on the River Wey?

Launch and recovery A licence to paddle the River Wey can be obtained from the National Trust at Dapdune Wharf or is included in Canoe England membership – take your Canoe England membership card with you. Park down by the river to the left of the Row Barge public house.

Where can I canoe without a licence UK?

Where can I paddle without needing a waterways licence? If you’re paddling on the sea, estuaries or tidal water you will not require a waterways licence.

How much is a canoe licence UK?

British Canoeing ‘On the Water’ Membership is an annual cost of £45, that’s only £3.75 a month (with a discounted rate for couples and families).

What is a tow float?

What is a tow float? Quite simply it’s a waterproof bag filled with air which gives it buoyancy. The bag is then attached to the swimmer by means of a strap normally secured around their waist and floats behind them as they strike out.

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