Ideal places to cast your line: Andrew Brown offers tips on the best spots for trout

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Dartmoor. River Dart and small rivers on Duchy of Cornwall ground. Contact the Land Steward, Duchy of Cornwall, Liskeard, Cornwall.

Appleby-in-Westmoreland: River Eden. John Pape, Appleby Shoe and Sports Supplies, Market Place, Appleby

Asht chalk streams The Rod Box, Winchester, 0962 883600.( Expensive.)

Yorkshire: Wharfe, Bolton Abbey. Estate Office, Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire.

Yorkshire: Swale, Richmond and District A. Contact W Metcalf, Market Place, Richmond.

Yorkshire: Ribble, Settle AA water. Tickets from Royal Oak Hotel, Settle.

Lancashire: Hodder. The Inn at Whitewell has day tickets available for a very beautiful stretch of water. 02008 222. (Nice hotel, too.)

Devon: Teign. Upper Teign Fishing Association, J Bowden and sons, Chagford.

Hampshire: Test. Greyhound Hotel at Stockbridge ( pounds 40 a day in 1990).

Gloucester: Coln, near Fairford. Bull Hotel, Market Place, Fairford.

Llangurig, Powys: Wye. Black Lion Hotel has eight miles of water.

Llandrindod Wells, Powys: Ithon. A Selwyn and Sons, Llandrindod Wells 2397.

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