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Wales is the country where angling dreams come true

Wales has thousands of exciting angling opportunities whether you're a game, coarse or saltwater angler.

If you are a game angler, then Wales has a wealth of rivers and lakes, or llyns as they are known in Wales and in a variety of stunning settings ranging from wild and lonely mountain locations to lush lowland venues. Then of course there are the rivers and streams that abound with wild brown trout, as well as grayling in some of them, which also account for more than half of the total number of sea trout caught throughout Wales and England.

Wales is also rapidly gaining a reputation for coarse fishing with opportunities to fish for a wide variety of species ranging from roach, rudd, perch and tench through to specimen pike, carp and barbel.

With a coastline that stretches from the mouth of the River Dee in the north to the Severn estuary in the south, Wales also has a fantastic and varied coastline that is home to a variety of species such as bass, mullet, pollock, wrasse, flatfish and even the occasional tope.

Whatever your angling interest may be, Wales is the place to visit. Nowhere in the UK are you likely to find so much variety of first-class angling opportunities packed into such a small country.

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Medwyn Roberts

Marketing & Publicity Officer, Denbigh & Clwyd Angling Club

Fishing Wales
We hope you like the new look for the website, not only does the new site look better but its also got a new search system. We hope that we can show you all the information you need to come fishing in Wales and get the best results when fishing in coarse or game fisheries and on charter boats and at selected sea fishing marks.

Bodelwyddan Game Anglers

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Great Welsh River Locations

Wales has some great lakes and rivers enclosed in some breathtaking scenery, with excellent game fishing on offer. Like Scotland it has some beautiful and peaceful surroundings, probably the most difficult choice you have to make is where to fish. Wales consistently produces some great fishing, with an abundance of wild Brown Trout, Sea Trout and Grayling giving the fly fisherman some challenging sport. From the well known famous rivers to the small brooks, or the numerous lakes to the serenity some of the reservoirs offer, Wales surely is a special game fishing location...

Afonydd Cymru

Afonyyd Cymru was formed in 2008 as an umbrella organisation to represent member Rivers Trusts across Wales. The member Rivers Trusts are: Clwyd & Conwy Rivers Trust, Pembrokeshire Rivers Trust, South East Wales Rivers Trust, Teifi Rivers Trust, The Welsh Dee Trust. Afonydd Cymru works in partnership with the Welsh Assembly Government, Environment Agency Wales, the Countryside Council for Wales, other organisations and local communities to improve the aquatic environment in Wales...

Federation of Clwyd Angling Clubs

The Federation of Clwyd Angling Clubs was formed many years ago as a response to the changing management of our rivers by the then Rivers Authority. The intention was to form a unified body to represent the interests of the many anglers who enjoy fishing the rivers Clwyd and Elwy. Originally the membership was made up of representatives of the Denbigh and Clwyd Angling Club, St Asaph angling Cub and Rhyl angling club as well as Bodelwydden Angling Club...

The Wye & Usk Foundation

The Wye & Usk Foundation is a charity concerned with restoring the habitat, water quality and fisheries of the rivers Wye and Usk. The Foundation is more than just a lobbying organisation: through a series of partnership projects, we are raising significant sums of money to remedy problems such as habitat degradation, poor water quality and diffuse pollution, barriers to fish migration and over-exploitation of our fisheries...

Swansea Valley Holiday Cottages

Our self catering cottages are an ideal base for the holiday angler in Wales. The fishing opportunities are wonderful and our local guide extremely knowledgeable. There are many benefits to choosing our cottages whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced angler...

Wales Carp Masters

Nestled in the tranquil countryside of West Wales, only 4 miles from Lampeter, Celtic Lakes Resort offers a massive 75 acres of outstanding virgin water fishing, superb fishing holidays and the warmest of welcomes.s...

North Wales Fly Fishing School

With 50 years total fishing, tuition, guiding, and tournament casting under our belts we hope to pass on the benefits derived from both our backgrounds and hard work and disciplines we have achieved over this period of time...

Fly Fishing in South Wales

Welcome to my personal web site for my ramblings, thoughts, essays, fishing reports, and photography. If you enjoy fishing small streams or rivers for wild fish in beautiful surroundings, or just want to chat with other like-minded anglers, this is the place for you...


CymFishing is dedicated to fishing in Wales. From Chub to Carp to Trout, it caters for all. Inside you'll find all the latest news and gossip, photos of catches, venue reviews, upcoming events and much much more...


Below are some of the services I can provide from teaching the basics of fly fishing to guiding you round some of the most exciting waters in the UK...