Welcome to Damerham Trout Fishery which offers a unique opportunity to fish in what is regarded by many as the best still-water and chalk stream fishery in Southern England.

One speciality of the fishery is the famous Damerham Blue which is bred here, a stunningly beautiful rainbow trout with a kingfisher coloured back.

Day Fishing

Damerham has been a private members fishery since 1984 and offers a number of different rod types to suit individuals needs.

Corporate Hire

    We have been organising private parties and company hospitality days here at Damerham from the early 1980’s.


Individual or group instruction for the complete novice or those who wish to improve their casting or fishing techniques.

Fish Sales

Damerham Fishery has specialised in coloured sporting fish since 1980, variation's in colour from Blues, Sandys, Lavenders & Lilacs.

Open to everyone


For many years this iconic fishery has been the exclusive domain of season rod holders, but, following a change of ownership is now available for day ticket holders too (subject to booking in advance). The fishery is also available for corporate or group who want something very special for that important day. So why not check the calendar, make a booking, and come and experience a day at Damerham which some professionals regard as one of the most outstanding still water and chalk stream fisheries in Southern England.

Anglers and novices alike who have yet to experience the abundant wildlife in their natural surroundings, will have the pleasure of casting a line on one of the three, spring fed lakes and be rewarded with healthy, fighting fish. 


The fishery is now the ownership of John & Pam Lay who have retained the experience of versatile fishery manager and chef, Jeremy Snowdon, Jeremy continues to breed well-formed and hard-fighting rainbow and brown trout, including the legendary Damerham Blue’s, as well as creating the very best food, for private and corporate events.

This secluded and picturesque chalk-stream valley of the Allen River, sites Damerham in one of the most unspoilt areas of Southern England. Located between the New Forest & Cranborne Chase in Hampshire's Western Downlands, Damerham Trout Fishery was developed with the sole pleasure of trout fishing in mind.


Much sensitive work has been carried out, recently, by the team, the purpose of which has been to resurrect one of the finest trout fisheries in the country.  The natural balance between the ecology and a peaceful place to fish; the abundant wildlife, excellent water quality, healthy fish and an abundance of aquatic life are a testament to their success.

Damerham is, without doubt, the location for your corporate day. If you want to thank customers or staff, build relationships or develop working teams, then a day at Damerham with its excellent facilities and ghillies will fill all your needs. To discuss your requirements call Ian on 01425 403735.

If you are a discerning angler or a novice who would like to try their hand at something new, then Damerham Fishery offers you the opportunity to experience traditional English fly fishing at its best.  Tuition for all levels and ages is available and by arrangement.