The South Tyne is a natural spate river, flowing through an area of outstanding natural beauty. This is a wonderful opportunity to fish for wild brown trout in a beautiful part of the North Pennines.
Length of Fishing – 2.5 km
Species present – Brown Trout
Dates available – Brown Trout: 22nd March—31st May inclusive
Rules – Fly only. Catch and release. No picnics or dogs.
Banks included – Both except for upper length and Eals Bridge area
Maximum no. of anglers – 2
Upstream limit – Left bank—400 above Eals Bridge, Right bank—Eals Bridge
Downstream limit – Left bank—Softey Wood, Right bank—Eals footbridge
Where to Park – Eals Bridge
Other information – wading over boulders and cobbles
Directions – Take the Eals turning from the A689, 7 miles north of Alston or 6 miles south of A69 at Haltwhistle
Download Alston – Lower beat information