Driffield Beck

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Coordinates: 54°00′11″N 0°25′34″W / 54.003°N 0.426°W / 54.003; -0.426 Driffield Beck, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, is one of the premier chalk stream fly fishing rivers in the United Kingdom. The river is often referred to as the Driffield West Beck, and is a river fed by many small chalk streams in the area.


The river is situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The main stretches of the river are to the south-east of the town of Driffield, flowing close to the village of Skerne.

Available fishing[edit]

Fishermen are able to target both natural and stocked brown trout as well as natural grayling.

The river is for fly fishing only using either dry flies or nymph imitative patterns.

Large stretches of the river are owned by fishing syndicates, however day ticket fishing is available at Mulberry Whin. Mulberry Whin offers over a mile of double bank chalk stream fishing on a day ticket basis.

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