River Dove Fauld - Water Profile
This is a fine stretch of river with many classic features. Long sweeping bends and shallow gravel runs. There are plenty of overhanging bushes and trees, which provide cover for the fish. The stretch offers countless margin features, islands, bars and shelves, and shallow runs. There is easy access to this stretch.
The River Dove is renowned for its Chub and Barbel fishing. Chub to 5lbs are not uncommon and there are confirmed reports of Barbel well in excess of 10lbs. There are Bream and Carp resident in swims upstream of the meadow leading to the weir. The early pegs being favoured for some Grayling fishing.
Barbel to 12lb, averaging 5lb – 7lb
Bream to 7lb (shoals known to frequent the area between the Old Barn and Weirpool)
Mirror Carp to 17lb
Chub to 8lb, averaging 2lb to 5lb
Grayling to 2lb 6oz, averaging 1lb – 2lb
Gudgeon to 2oz
Perch to 2lb
Pike to 19lb
Roach to 1lb 8oz
Mr C & Mr D Taberner, Fauld Cottage Farm, Fauld, Tutbury, Burton-on-Trent.
Lengths A-B and C- D, right hand bank downstream.
Directions:Take A50 from Stoke to Sudbury. At large roundabout turn right onto A515. After 1.6 miles turn left to Coton in the Clay, after 2.6 miles White Cottage on left. Turn left down lane to farm and follow signs.
Additional parking before White Cottage at gate/verge.
R Dove Additional Rules - all Lengths
1 All Land adjacent to these fisheries is private. Members who wish to be accompanied by a non- fishing-guest must be in possession of a named Non Fishing Guest Permit for each guest.
2 The season is from 1 July to 14 March, however, fishing in accordance with EA rules is also allowed 15 March to 15 June.