1.   All Coarse Waters – Only barbless hooks to be used when fishing for coarse fish on all of our waters.   The only exception is that one hook of a treble can have a micro barb when deadbaiting for pike.
  2. Pontsticill Reservoir – Pike fishing – there is now no close season.
  3. Cantref Reservoir – The season on Cantref will now be from 1st March to 30th November in any year for rainbow trout.   The brown trout season will remain the same, 20th March to 17th October

Note: Natural Resources Wales may make catch and release mandatory for salmon fishing.   If this happens we will inform our members via the newsletter and on our web page.


Although the weather was terrible on Sunday 15th November, it did not stop Sean Thomas from Blackwood having a go at coarse fishing Dolygaer, he fished the roadside of the Reservior and when I spoke to him it was paying off, he had landed a lot of skimmer bream and larger bream to 5lb fishing an open ended feeder.

Weekly News 8th Nov 15

River Taff
Daniel Popp fished the lower River Taff fishing the exchange ticket with Glamorgan Anglers on 25/10/15. Daniel was fly fishing for Grayling with vario​u​s weighted nymphs fished up river. Daniel managed to catch over 20 ​G​rayling between 4 inches to 1 1/2lbs.

Cyfarthfa Lake
Owen Thomas fished Cyfarthfa Lake on 23/10/15. Owen was fishing a two rod setup with a ​rod rig and coconut cream and orange flavored boilies as hook bait. Continue reading “Weekly News 8th Nov 15”