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Bossington Mill, Houghton, Hampshire, UK, £2.45m

Where: Seven miles from Romsey, 12 miles from Winchester (where trains to London Waterloo take about an hour), 75 miles from Heathrow airport.

What: A Grade II-listed former mill, with six bedrooms and four bathrooms. Set in 1.68 acres, the grounds include period outbuildings, a hard tennis court and 244 metres of single bank fishing on the south side of the river Test.

Why: The river Test has some of the best trout fishing in Hampshire, and this section is used to catch brown trout, rainbow trout, sea trout, grayling and salmon. The mill was formerly lived in by Frederic M Halford (1844-1914), often regarded as the “father of modern dry fly fishing”.

Who: Jackson-Stops & Staff, www.jackson-stops.co.uk, tel: +44 1962 844299

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Bush Willow Lodge, Swaziland, southern Africa, R3.5m ($357,200)

Where: In Royal Jozini park, 9km from the South African border, set against the backdrop of the Lebombo mountain range. The nearest international airport is in Durban, 339 miles away.

What: A traditional two-bedroom lodge with en suite bathrooms and 300 sq metres of living space, private terrace and pool. Set within 4,000 sq metres of bush land, there is also a two-bedroom guest house.

Why: Jozini lake is the only place in the region where it is possible to catch the ferocious freshwater tigerfish – a trophy for experienced anglers – which grows up to 70cm long and has rows of interlocking sharp teeth. It is fished from boats on the lake among hippos, crocodiles and rhinos.

Who: Chesterton Humberts, www.chestertonhumberts.com tel: +44 207 040 8210

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Haute Tremblant, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada, C$5.75m ($5.6m)

Where: In the upmarket Lac Desmarais neighbourhood, about 20 miles from Mont-Tremblant international airport, 90 miles northwest of Montreal and 98 miles from Ottawa.

What: A six-bedroom property split over three levels with 8,035 sq ft of living space. Set in six acres, the house has direct access to Desmarais lake and comes with a dock, two garages and guest accommodation.

Why: Desmarais lake is home to lake trout, muskellunge, landlocked salmon and smallmouth bass. Buyers can also purchase the adjacent 12-acre plot, which comes with a dock and space to accommodate two more houses, for C$1.5m.

Who: Knight Frank, www.knightfrank.co.uk, tel: +44 203 597 7670

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Lucinda Drive, Babylon, Long Island, New York, US, $2.5m

Where: East of New York harbour, on the south shore of Long Island, about one hour’s drive (44 miles) from Manhattan and 30 miles from JFK international airport.

What: A four-bedroom, five-bathroom house with a swimming pool. Backing on to the Great South Bay of Long Island, the home has direct access to the Fire Island inlet and ocean fishing.

Why: The house comes with extended docking, two hydraulic boat lifts and a fish cleaning station. The Great South Bay is home to flounder, fluke, bluefish, sea bass and, once out of the inlet, striped bass.

Who: Coach Realtors, www.coachrealtors.com, tel: +1 631 587 1700

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The Inch, Mount Juliet Estate, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny, Ireland, £1.08m

Where: On the banks of the river Nore, 19km from the town of Kilkenny, 29 miles from Waterford airport and 89 miles from Dublin international airport.

What: A four-bedroom house with river view and 3,000 sq ft of living space, set within the grounds of the Mount Juliet Estate, a hotel and golfing resort.

Why: Within the estate are three miles of double bank salmon and trout fishing on the river Nore, as well as two private fishing lakes, one stocked with rainbow trout and brown trout, the other with rudd, roach, bream, chub and orfe. Residents can join the fishing club for €350 a year, and gain access to a rod room and angling lessons.

Who: Savills, www.savills.ie, tel: +353 161 81300

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