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River Chew - Keynsham

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Latitude: 51.40374 | Longitude: -2.496145

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Keynsham

0117 960 3378

amalgamatedfish@yahoo.co.uk

http://www.amalgamatedfisheriesltd.co.uk

Description

This a narrow stretch of water averaging about 9-10 metres in width, making it a great pole venue for small hooks and light line. Most swims have a slow flow with depths varying from 3-4 ft at the top end to 6-8 ft near the lower end.

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Although predominately a coarse fish venue trout frequently turn up in your catch. Match weights in excess of 10lb have often been achieved especially when the larger roach, dace, chub, eels and carp featured in catches. Pleasure fishing with light tackle it is possible to put larger catches in your keepnet, but expect to be tested by the sudden surprise of a much larger fish.

Directions: From the town centre of Keynsham take the B3116 Wellsway Road towards Farmborough. Approximately half a mile from the round about, Chewton Road will be seen on the right hand side (it is the first right hand fork). A layby for parking is at this point. A gate and footpath lead onto the waters, just below the layby. The waters extend downstream for two large fields approximately half mile to Rock Mill Cottages. Foot access is also available from the footpath near to Rock Mill Cottages.

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Carp

Chub

Dace

Eel

Roach

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