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Sea trout, salmon, brown and rainbow trout fishing in the Dolgellau Angling Association fisheries 2013 season.

Please note that the Annual General Meeting for 2014 will be held in the Royal Ship Hotel, Dolgellau on Friday 28th February 2014. Meeting is open to all local members and commences at 7:30pm.

 

March 8, 2013


 

 


Welcome to this new game fishing web site which describes our extensive fisheries - 13 miles of prime sea trout and salmon pools on the rivers Mawddach and Wnion are available together with a well stocked brown and rainbow trout lake, Llyn Cynwch.

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Night fishing for sea trout compares with the best in the country. Our licence's are very reasonable. Recent seasons have had some of the best fish returns for the whole of Wales and this reflects our intensive, consistent program of stocking both salmon and sea trout in our rivers from the Environment Agency Hatchery. Sea trout of 21 pounds have been caught and double figure fish are not a rarity.

Llyn Cynwch is a joy to fish set in outstanding scenery and regularly stocked with high quality brown and rainbow trout - exhaust yourself - fish our lake during the day and our rivers at night - when will you find time to sleep?!!

Accommodation in the area is of the highest quality ranging from high class hotels through to well run camp sites. There is plenty for families to do from some of Wales best beaches through to fabulous mountainous scenery with Cader Idris, the second highest mountain in Wales, towering above. There are not many places in the United Kingdom where you can get such varied quality game fishing, a range of facilities for the family, be surrounded by scenery second to none, see the Red Kite circle overhead and have the company of otters.

Come and enjoy!! This is God's country - there is nowhere like it.

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This superb salmon was caught by local expert Vic Roberts on the Mawddach at Ganllwyd using a prawn - shows the quality fish that can be caught on our waters!
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Llyn Cynwch has continued to fish spectacularly well both for fly and bait fishermen. The quality of fish and size had never been better. Come and have a go and see for yourself! The lake has been extensively stocked with quality fish, stocking takes place every two to three weeks. The beginning of the season has been superb over the past few seasons, the largest caught being over 5lb! Fly and bait have been equally successful. Send us your photos of what you catch to put on the web site. Make full use of this wonderful opportunity to catch quality fish. Here is a photograph of a young local gentleman with an excellent catch of fish caught on the first day of the 2009 season. Hooked for life! (see our reports page).

 
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Three nice fish around the two pound mark!
Gwyn Roberts of Llanuwchlyn with a nice six and a half pound rainbow
Eleven and a half pounds! Caught by John Redman on the 5th August 2012

The prices of our licences have changed (2013). This information is on our Licences page. (contact , our secretary, Gavin Jones for more details on 07825180111).

Important news (2013)

For people fly fishing our lake (2013) - Llyn Cynwch - see Rules (Rule 10) on our Licences page.

All rod caught salmon and sea trout cannot now be sold. The only source for these wild fish is from registered netsman who have to tag their carcasses. This is a new law effective from the 2011 season. Any wild caught salmon and sea trout now has to be tagged by a licenced netsman. If you are offered wild salmon or sea trout in a restaurant and have reason to believe that these have come from illegal sources, please contact the Environment Agency Incident Line on 0800 80 70 60 immediately. If you notice any poaching activity, please use this number as well - all calls are logged by the E.A. If you do not report such incidences (you can remain anonymous) nothing will get done about it! This is very important.

Note the other very important changes to our rules on our Licences page - ignorance is no excuse! These changes are in line with changes to the rules of the Prince Albert Angling Society. The main reason for these important changes is the conservation of our salmonid stocks.

Levels of water of the rivers Wnion and Mawddach: see state of water for latest readouts.

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Thoughts on our Rivers
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Photos of the New Bridge near the Reeds
   
A kind reminder:
On waters controlled by our Association, there is a strictly fly only rule during the hours of darkness.
 
   
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