River and Stillwater Game Fishing in and around the Teifi Valley



River Fisheries

Llandysul Angling Association
  Room 101The Porth Hotel, Llandysul SA44 4QS

Llandysul A A fishery at Pentrecwrt

The association has 30 miles of salmon, trout and sea trout fishing on the River Teifi from Newcastle Emlyn through Llandysul, Llanybydder and Lampeter to Llanfair Clygodau near Tregaron. Altogether there are 22 separate beats providing salmon, trout and sea trout (sewin) fishing on the most scenic and productive river in Wales. Each beat is described, with maps, aerial photographs and close-up pictures on the associations comprehensive website, where car parking, access and other key features are illustrated.

Permits are available from:

Mr Andrew James, The Porth Hotel, Llandysul, Ceredigion SA44 4QS Tel: 01559 362202.

Mr Alan Williams, 57 Bridge St, Lampeter SA48 7AB Tel: 01570 434313.

Tregaron Angling Club - website...
  The association has 22 miles of the upper river, which offers some of the best trout fishing on the Teifi as well as the chance of salmon and some sea trout. Tregaron A C has beats near Lampeter, Llandewi, Tregaron and Pontrhydfendigaid, along with lakes abounding with wild brown trout in the heart of the cambrian mountains.

ST, J-ST, Disabled-ST; WT; DT

Permits: Medical Hall, Tregaron; and Newsagent, Tregaron.

Llanybydder Angling Club - website...
  The club has six beats, total length approx. 5 miles, including a long stretch of double bank fishing, on the middle Teifi near Llanybydder. Beat map available to permit holders.

ST, J-ST, Student-ST, OAP-ST; WT; DT

Hon sec: Mr Andrew Morgan, Dolau View, Neuadd Road, Llanybydder 01570 480998/01570 480643

Permits: From Londis, Siop-y-Bont, Llanybydder.

Faedr Fawr Fishery
  Approx. 700 yards of right bank, including some good salmon pools. Two self-catering cottages for up to 4 people and for 6 to 8 people.

Details: Mr Mike Grayson, Faedr Fawr, Llandysul, Ceredigion SA44 4PB. Tel: 01559 362177.

Pontllwni, Maes-y-crugiau
  Approx. 1/2 mile of private fishing with self-contained riverside cottage, sleeps four. Also convenient for Llandysul Angling Association waters.

Details: Mrs Velma Thomas, Pontllwni, Maes-y-crugiau, Pencader, Carmarthenshire SA39 9LT. Tel: 01559 395267.

Dol Haidd Isaf website...
  Approx. 3/4 mile, mainly single-bank and some double-bank fishing at Pentrecagal, including a highly productive salmon pool towards the top of the beat and some nice sea trout pools suitable for night fishing. (Chest waders are recommended in order to cover the lies on some of the deeper stretches.) This private fishery has four self-catering riverside cottages which sleep 2, 3, 4 and 4 people.

Details: Mr Brian Scull, Dol Haidd Isaf, Pentrecagal, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire SA38 9HU. Tel: 01559 370084.

The Rhydfach Fishery
  Approx. 1/2 mile of fishing between Pentrecagal and Pentre Cwrt. This private fishery offers exceptional early season sea-trout fishing. (Best sea trout in recent years weighed 161/2 lb.) Access is easy, and high-quality self-catering accommodation is available.

Details: Mr Peter Jones, Oldfield Lodge, Oldfield Road, Bickley, Kent, BR1 2LE. (0207 260 9315 (day) and 0208 467 4106 (evening).

Cross Hand Angling Association
  The association controls a picturesque 13/4 mile stretch of the right bank of the Teifi below the old mill at Pentre Cwrt, some three miles downstream of Llandysul. At the top of this beat, the river runs through a narrow, rocky gorge. At this point, the access is steep and care is needed; the wading is equally demanding and not to be recommended during high flows. (No day tickets issued for this beat.)
Teifi Trout Association
  The association has approx. 20 miles of fishing on the lower Teifi from Pentrecagal through Newcastle Emlyn to Abercych. The club also has a rented stretch of the right bank just above the tide at Llechryd and another stretch near Henllan. Members also have access to fishing on a mile of the right bank of the River Cych and over a mile of double-bank fishing on the River Ceri, another Teifi tributary.

ST, J-ST, Student-ST, OAP-ST, Disabled-ST; WT; DT

Cenarth Fishery (worm fishing only): surcharges apply.

Membership. sec: Mr Mike Evans. Tel: 01239 682767

Permits from tackle shops at Cardigan, Cilgerran and Cenarth, and from caravan parks at Cenarth and Pentrecagal.

Stradmore Gardens 
  This is a productive and popular fishery with 650 yards on the right bank two miles below Cenarth. The fishing includes two very deep pools as well as a short stretch of good fly water. ST and WT

Permits: Mr Irfon Davies, Stradmore Gardens, Cenarth, Newcastle Emlyn SA38 9LB. Tel: 01239 682417. 

Courtyard Cottages
  Approx. 300 yards of left bank fishing, including the bridge pool below Llechryd Bridge. (Access to other waters is available by arrangement.) The self-catering accommodation is in Grade II listed courtyard cottages beside the river, and pets are welcomed.

Details: Courtyard Cottages, Castell Malgwyn, Llechryd, Cardigan SA43 2QA Tel: 01239 682777.

Castell Malgwyn Hotel
  The hotel owns approx. a mile of the left bank starting 300 yds below Llechryd bridge, and including parts of the Teifi coracle fishery. Note: The coracle fishers use this stretch at night between March and August inclusive.

Details: Castell Malgwyn Hotel, Llechryd, Cardigan, SA43 2QA

Prince Albert Angling Society
  The club has two fishing beats on the River Teifi (members only).

Hon Sec: Mr John Turner,15 Pexhill Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 3LP. Tel: 01625 422010

Aberaeron Town Angling Club (River Aeron)
  The club has 1.5 miles double bank on R. Aeron and 3 miles on River Arth. ST, WT, DT.

Hon Sec: Nigel davies, Wenallt, 16 Belle Vue Terrace, Aberaeron SA46 0HB Tel: 11545 571013.
Permits from Post Office, Aberaeron and Tourist Information Centre, Aberaeron.

Stillwater Fisheries

Pantybedw Fishery

Pantybedw Fishery, Nantgaredig, Carmarthen. Tel: 01267 290315

A 7.5 acre flyfishing lake, catch-and-release only. Barbless hooks. A 1.5 acre flyfishing lake, catch-and-keep only. Open all year round.

Glynderwen Fishery
  A 2.2 acre lake suitable for disabled anglers. Rainbow trout.

T W Morgans, Glynderwen, Llanwnnen, Lampeter SA48 7LS Tel: 01570 434248

Garnffrwd Fishery
  Crosshands, Carmarthenshire. Tel: 01269 870539
Dol-y-nant Fishery - website...
  Mr Bob Jones, Dol-y-nant Fishery, Drefach, Llaneilli, Carmarthenshire SA14 7AP. Tel: 01269 842532 Mobile: 07811 308323 (Email...).

One-acre lake near Crosshands; flyfishing (C&R); rainbow trout and brown trout; please book in advance by phone.

Nine Oaks Trout Pools
  Four trout pools stocked with rainbow trout, plus a coarse fishery.

John Steels, Nine Oaks Trout Pools, Oakford, Llanarth, Nr New Quay SA47 0RW Tel: 01545 580482

Glangwili Home Farm
  Llanllawddog, Carmarthen, Carms., SA32 7JE. Tel: 01267 253436
Loughor Valley Adventure
  Ynysllwchwr Uchaf, Garnswllt, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire SA18 2RU. Tel: 01269 593868
Yet y Gors Fishery
  Ferry Road, Manorowen, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, SA65 9RE. Tel: 01348 873497
Gwenilian Fishery
  Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire. 01554 890232
Haycastle Trout Fishery
  Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. Tel: 01348 840393
Rhydlewis Fishery
  Near Rhydlewis, Llandysul SA55 5QS Brian and Rose Jennings Tel: 01239 851224

A quiet 3-acre trout pool and smokery.

Bro Tywi Fishery
  Croesyceiliog, Carmarthenshire. Tel: 01267 235687
Llyn Maenog
  Carmarthenshire. Tel: 01559 370239
Harford Fishery
  Lanwrda, Carmarthenshire. Tel: 01558 650788
White House Mill Trout Fishery
  Lampeter Velfrey, Whitland, Pembrokeshire. A 4-acre lake with brown trout up to 10 lbs and rainbows up to 15 lbs. Fly only. Self-catering accommodation available. Peter and Barbara Hunt. Tel: 01834 831304
Roadside Fishery
  Roadside Farm, Molleston, Narbeth, Pembrokeshire SA67 8DA. Tel: 01834 891283
Puddleduck Trout Fishery
  Puddleduck, Freystrop, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA62 8DA. Tel: 01437 891845
Millbroke Fishery
  Fishguard, Pembrokeshire. Tel: 01348 873584
Pant Trout Pool
  Llandewi Brefi, Tregaron, Ceredigion, SY25 6UQ A 10 acre pool; accepts caravans overnight if owner fishing. Mr Evan Jones, Tel: 01974 298753
Llys-y-fran Reservoir
  Llys-y-fran Country Park, Near Haverfordwest. Tel: 01437 532694
Rosebush Reservoir
  Rosebush, Near Haverfordwest. Tel: (Head Ranger) 01437 532273