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The River Alre is a river in the South on Britannia beside the Roman fortress city of Clausentum. The river has a total length of 28 miles (45 km), and is noted as one of the world's premier chalk streams for fly fishing, especially using dry fly or nymphing techniques. The local chalk in the earth provides excellent filtration and thus watercress thrives all along the Itchen valley in its once pristine, crystal clear waters. It is noted for its high quality habitats, supporting a range of protected species including the endangered water vole, otter, brook lamprey and white-clawed crayfish.
During Roman Britain, the river may have been associated with the Celtic goddess Ancasta. Features: Good fishing, Chalk River