Bryn y Pys Beat 1

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Beat Details for: Bryn-y-Pys 1

Non-Fishing Companions:  Are permitted.

This beat of the Dee fishes well in low water. There is one notable pool, Dee Bank Pool, also know as Lunt’s Pool, however the long slow waterwhich runs alongside some steep banks towards the weir also holds fish.How to get there: OS map reference – SJ 359 420 Take the Erbistock Road from the Cross Foxes Pub at the Overton Bridge (A539). After approximately half a mile turn left onto a “no through road” to Groves Farm. (NB. If you go past some grey cottages on the right hand side you have gone too far.) Continue to the end of the lane and park on the left (through the gate into a small paddock) before the farm gate . Do not drive across any field.How to get to the waterDee Bank Pool,also know as Lunt’s Pool can be reached by a short walk through the field on the left of the drive. On the far side is a wicket gate which leads to the pool.

NB. Please be aware of high voltage (11Kv) overhead power lines in the field.

Water information

The top of the Dee Bank Pool towards weir is suitable for shrimping/spinning. No fishing is allowed within 50 m of the weir.

NB. Night fishing is prohibited.

Farmer – The Groves Farm, Erbistock – tel: 01978 780 145 

Guest: Guests, Junior & Interim Members not allowed. 


Best fishing height is 0.4 – 0.5M on the Dee gauge.   See Map in Handbook. Areas marked ‘TP’ are known holding spots, TP4 –TP8, are best fished in low water from the right-hand bank.  You can cover TP4,5 ,7 ,8 with fly other lies fish best to bait or spinning, you can cross the river just above the upstream limit.  The lower section (TP1 & 2) are best fished with spinner or bait,  fly fishing is possible from Colonel Fitzhue’s Rocks (TP2).  On Low water fishing from ‘Colonel Fitzhue’s Rocks’ gives you best chance of fish.  This is slow and deep and can be fished with sunken fly, bait (in season) and spinning.  Fish can be caught anywhere from the ‘Rocks’ to the weir in low water.  Running fish come over the weir on the right hand bank (fish ladder) and will rest at TP1 for a short time