Charles Jarrard with catch August 2021

Half Moon Fishing Report: August 2021

After the incessant rain in May with the river continuously in spate and unfishable the weather has been changeable and apart from a few small rises the river for the most part has been in good condition. Due to the Covid restrictions the number of visiting anglers has been limited. Towards the end of June there were some good hatches …


Half Moon Fishing Report: 22nd June 2021

The river took a long time to settle after the very wet spell in May with a series of bank high spates. Two salmon have been caught. Jon Dickman landed a superb 15lb fish at Madeira and Ed Weeks a 5lb grilse on the Riversmeet Beat. The sea trout seem to be well spread along the main river. Gus Jarrold …


Travellers’ Choice Award Winner

We are delighted to announce that, despite the pandemic, Half Moon Inn have been awarded the Travellers’ Choice Award 2021 by Trip Advisor. Meaning we are in the Trip Advisor top 10% of hotels worldwide. More about the Travellers’ Choice Award from Trip Advisor “The Travellers’ Choice Award celebrates hotels that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travellers around the globe. …

Half Moon Fishing Report: June 2020

At long last some much needed rain. Between 12th/15th June there has been over 50mm of rain: more than in the previous twelve weeks!! The river has risen but coloured. Salmon have been seen running the weir at Beam and when the weather settles there will be some good fishing for both salmon and sea trout. There has been some …

The Torridge from Sheepwash bridge

First Fishing Report of the Season

With the draconian restrictions in place at the moment no fishing on our beautiful river is currently possible. Such a pity as the river is looking at its very best, with new growth on the banks, plenty of fly life and the brown trout starting to feed on the surface. Before the lockdown on 23rd March a few enthusiastic anglers ventured out with …


Valentines 2020 Offer

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