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Anglesey

Cheshire

Conwy

Denbighshire

Flintshire

Gwynedd

Powys

Wrexham

The South East

Blaenau Gwent

Caerphilly

Cardiff

Herefordshire

Merthyr Tydfil

Monmouthshire

Newport

Rhondda Cynon-Taff

Torfaen

Vale of Glamorgan

The South West

Bridgend

Carmarthenshire

Ceredigion


Neath and Port Talbot

Pembrokeshire

Swansea

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Flintshire

Take a closer look at North Wales - you might be surprised at what you find. The beautiful region situated between Chester to the east and Gwynedd to the west, is incredibly diverse and quintessentially Welsh. It has a flavour all of its own. For those who simply want to slow down and unwind, there are fine pubs and restaurants, pretty country villages and an impressive array of castles and historic houses to explore. The more energetic know the 'Borderlands' as unsurpassed walking country, together with its fair share of rivers to fish, with trout and coarse fish at scores of lake fisheries. Historical Flintshire (known as the Gateway to Wales) is a county of market towns. There is good sea fishing in the Dee estuary, which a haven for wildlife. The Dee itself can be fished between Queensferry and Chester, coarse and game. For game anglers, the Alyn can be fished on two beats. Flintshire has a good mix of coarse and game fishing venues


Clive Branson's
Fishing Guide

to
Wales
and the Borders

By popular demand from visiting anglers I have been asked on many occasions
“Where best to go fishing including best facilities such as refreshments, toilets, disable access etc”
Therefore I have introduced for each venue within the guide my personal
1-5 star rating *****.
Including my personal views, helping anglers decide where best to experience
this great sport of ours.
I recommend that you phone first and check details before setting out. You will need a valid Environment Agency rod licence to fish at any venue listed
Also check out the easy to navigate post code and google map

COARSE / GAME / SEA


COARSE


Venue; BRICKFEILD POND

Location; Situated within Hawarden Airport
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/vj49z
Sat Nav; CH4 0GZ,
Owner Permit; Brickfeild A/C
Availability;
Day or Season tickets. 
Tel;
01745 354316
Fish Species;
Roach, Tench
Additional information;
Fire pond
Star Rating No Comment

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Venue; BUCKLEY TRAP POND

Location; Situated in North West of Buckley
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/VtLUx
Owner Permit;
Buckley A/C
Availability;
Day or Season
Tel; 01244 543191
Fish Species;
Bream, Perch, Tench, Carp, Roach
Web Site;
http://www.buckleyaa.co.uk/
Additional information;
Tickets available from Lionel's fishing tackle shop The Trap Pool is a well-stocked mixed fishery of approximately 5 acres, with Barbel, Bream, Carp, Chub, Perch, Roach, Rudd and Tench.  Summer fishing can be excellent with good bags to be caught, however it becomes a little more difficult in winter with local knowledge essential.  Brian the bailiff is usually on hand to offer advice.
Star Rating ***

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Venue; BLACK MEADOWS POOL

Location; Situated in Leeswood, Pen y Graig
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/U4p6R
Owner Permit;
Chris Openshaw
Availability;
2 Pools Day or Season
Tel; 07767 880005
Fish Species;
Bream, Perch, Tench, Carp, Roach
Additional information;
Tickets available from Chris Openshaw before fishing. Head towards Leeswood Community Centre, down big track on left. Private footpath sign, turn left up track over cattle grid.
Star Rating **

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Venue; CRAB MILL FARM POND

Location; Situated off Leicester Lane near to Higher Kinnerton
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/mSBYB
Sat Nav;
CH4 9BQ
Owner Permit; Crab Mill Farm Pond
Availability;
Day or Season tickets. 2 pools. Contact Mr Colin Hett
Tel;
01244 660780
Fish Species;
Bream, Crucian Carp, Tench, Carp, Roach
Additional information;
Disabled access, Camping site, W/C, Keepnet limitations apply
Star Rating **

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Venue; FLOUR MILL POND

Location; Situated in Greenfeild Valley Heritage Park
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/TCwOX
Sat Nav;
CH8 7GH
Owner Permit; Greenfeild valley trust
Availability;
Day or Season tickets from visitors centre
Tel;
01352 714172
Web Site;
http://www.greenfieldvalley.com/pages/fishing.htm
Fish Species;
Bream, Perch, Tench, Carp, Roach, Pike, Crucian Carp
Additional information;
Close season apply, Barbless hooks only, Some bait restrictions, Disabled access, Keepnet limitations,
Star Rating ***

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Venue; OFFA'S DYKE POOLS

Location; Situated in North West of Buckley
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/ZMc0I
Sat Nav;
CH7 4LQ
Owner Permit; Offa's Dyke Pools
Availability;
Day or Season tickets. 2 Lakes Contact Mr R Roberts
Tel;
01352 770296
Web Site;
http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=5457644
Fish Species;
Bream, Perch, Tench, Carp, Roach, Crucian Carp, Rudd
Additional information;
Disabled access, Barbless hooks, Some bait restrictions, No night fishing, Match bookings
Star Rating **

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Venue; OLD FOUNDRY POOL

Location; Situated near british Steel, Deeside
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/42RkW
Owner Permit;
British Steel A/C
Availability;
Day or Season tickets from Mr G Thomas Bramble Dell, Wepre Drive, Connah's Quay, Flintshire
Fish Species; Bream, Perch, Tench, Carp, Roach, Eel
Additional information; 2.5 acre pool, Disabled access,
Star Rating **

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Venue; PADESWOOD POOLS

Location; Situated in Padeswood near Mold
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/njGnx
Sat Nav;
CH7 4JD.
Owner Permit; Padeswood Pool Fishery
Availability;
Day or Season tickets from Mr D Scraggs
Tel;
01244 545941
Fish Species;
Tench, Carp, Roach, Rudd, Eel
Additional information;
3 Pools covering a total of 4.5 acres, Barbless hooks apply, Close season, Some bait restrictions, Keepnet ban
Star Rating **

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Venue; RIVER DEE -TIDAL

Location; Situated between Queensferry and Chester
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/OUDGs
Owner Permit;
Chester A/A
Availability;
Day or Season
Tel;
01244 381193
Fish Species; Bream, Perch, Tench, Carp, Roach, Dace, Ruffe, Gudgeon, Salmon, Sea trout,
Additional information;
Tickets from Mr B Roberts Several miles of double bank fishing
Star Rating **

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Venue; SARN MILL FISHERIES

Location; Situated on the A541 nine miles from Mold
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/dxB9k
Sat Nav;
CH7 5RH
Owner Permit; Sarn Mill
Availability;
Day or Season tickets from Mr & Mrs McGuire
Tel;
01352 720854
Fish Species;
Tench, Carp, Roach, Rudd, Rainbow
Web Site;
Sarn Mill
Additional information;
Disabled access, Barbless hooks apply, Some bait restrictions
Star Rating **

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Venue; St MARY'S POOL

Location; Situated near to St Mary's Touring and camping Park
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/3rqP7
Sat Nav;
LL19 9TB
Owner Permit; St Mary's Touring and camping Park
Availability;
Day or Season tickets from site manager
Tel;
01745 853951
Fish Species;
Tench, Bream, Carp, Roach
Website;
http://www.nwt.co.uk
Additional information;
Close season apply, Camping site, Keepnet limitations
Star Rating **

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Venue; STRIPPING BAY POOL

Location; Situated in British Steel, Deeside
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/fc0fi
Sat Nav;
CH7 4JD
Owner Permit; Padeswood Pool Fishery
Availability;
Day or Season tickets from Mr G Thomas
Tel;
01244 815176
Fish Species;
Tench, Carp, Roach, Rudd, Eel, Perch,
Additional informatio; Two small lakes in Padeswood, Clwyd, well stocked with carp to over 20lb not too sure about day ticket prices but they can be obtained from Deeside Tackle Tel: 01244 813674.
Star Rating *

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Venue; THE LAGOONS FISHERY

Location; Situated in Deeside Ind Park, Sealand
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/rFCoS
Sat Nav;
CH5 2NU
Owner Permit; Deeside Park Conservation Trust
Availability;
Day or Season tickets on application.
Fish Species; Tench, Carp, Roach, Rudd, Eel, Grass Carp, Rainbow trout
Additional information;
The club operate a members only access policy. Limited to 100 members and a waiting list exists. Any queries contact the membership secretary. Dave Russell 62 Woodbank Road, Whitby, Ellesmere Port CH65 6PX Queries and applications only accepted in writing 4 Lakes covering 35 acres
Star Rating **

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Venue; WARREN HALL LAKE

Location; Situated South West of Broughton
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/vge0j
Sat Nav;
CH5 4HW
Owner Permit; Connah's Quay A/C
Availability;
Day or Season tickets from Deeside Tackle
Tel;
01244 813674
Fish Species;
Tench, Carp, Rudd, Eel, Crucian Carp
Additional information; 1.5 acre Lake
Star Rating *

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Venue; WEPRE POOL

Location; Situated in Wepre Park, Connah's Quay
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/nP1D8
Sat Nav;
CH5 4HL
Owner Permit; Connah's Quay A/C
Availability;
Day or Season tickets from Deeside Tackle
Tel;
01244 813674
Fish Species;
Tench, Carp, Roach, Rudd, Eel, Crucian Carp, Perch, Bream
Additional information;
Disabled access,
Star Rating **

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Venue; FOREST HILL LAKES

Location; Situated in Whitford
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/3s7DO
Sat Nav;
CH8 9EQ
Owner Permit; Forest Hill Trout Farm
Availability;
Day tickets 4 Lakes
Tel;
01745 560151
Fish Species;
Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout
Web Site; Forest Hill
Additional information;
No night fishing, fed by spring water, stocked with home reared rainbow and brown trout; fly and bait; tea, coffee, facilities for disabled. Close season apply
Star Rating **

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Venue; RIVER DEE - HOYLAKE

Location; Situated from St Asaph down to Dolgellau,
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/OUDGs
Owner Permit; Hoylake Flyfishers
Availability;
Season Tickets
Tel;
01829 770041
Fish Species;
Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Grayling
Web Site; http://www.h-f-f.co.uk/
Additional information;
Waters cover a large area from St Asaph down to Dolgellau, and consists of both rivers and still waters see web site
Star Rating ***

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Venue; L.GARTH, L.CAE NEWYDD POOLS

Location; Situated Cilcain near Mold
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/sALkv
Sat Nav;
CH7 3NE
Owner Permit; Cilcain Fly Fishing
Availability;
Day tickets 4 Lakes.

Tel; 01352 753813
Fish Species; Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout
Web Site; http://cilcaintoday
Additional information;
The River Alyn is a tributary of the River Dee. The river Alyn rises at the southern end of the Clwydian hills and the Alyn Valley forms part of the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The main town on the river Alyn is Mold, the county town of Flintshire. The River Alyn crosses the carboniferous limestone from Halkyn Mountain and North through the Loggerheads area before heading southeast making through Mold before making its confluence with the River DeeContact  Mr. Kim Catherall
Star Rating **

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Venue; RIVER ALYN -BRADLEY

Location; From Llay Hall and Bradley Mill
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/Fkosu
Sat Nav;
LL11 4RQ
Owner Permit; Bradley A/C
Availability;
Day or Season tickets. Contact Mr M Harper
Tel;
01978 361433
Fish Species;
Brown Trout
Additional information;
Close season apply
Star Rating **

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Venue; RIVER ALYN -HOPE

Location; From Hope to Caergwrle
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/QzKVM
Owner Permit;
Caergwrle A/C
Availability;
Day or Season tickets. 2.5 miles of fishing
Tel;
01978 762331
Fish Species;
Brown Trout
Web Site;
http://www.denbighandclwydac.org.uk/
Additional information;
Close season apply
  Visitors can buy day tickets at Foxton's Tackle Shop in St Asaph.
Star Rating **

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Venue; RIVER DEE  (MOLD FLY FISHERS)

Location;
Situated between Queensferry and Chester
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/OUDGs
Owner Permit; Mold Flyfishers AC
Availability;
Day or Season
Tel;
01352 752965
Fish Species; Trout, Salmon, grayling
Additional information;
Contact Mr B Hough
Also available in a joint venture with Hoylake Fishing Club
Website:
http://www.h-f-f.co.uk/
Star Rating **

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Venue; SEVEN SPRINGS TROUT FARM

Location; From Centre of Caerwys A55 - B5122
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/yflDI
Sat Nav;
CH7 5AW
Owner Permit; Seven Springs Trout Farm
Availability;
Day tickets.
Tel;
01352 720080
Fish Species;
Brown Trout, Rainbow trout
Web Site;
http://www.sevenspringsfisheries.co.uk/
Additional information;
Contact Mark or Ann Sawa 4 Lakes available with 2 more on plan. Disabled access Brown trout up to 9lb. Fly and Float fishing available
Star Rating ***

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Venue; TREETOPS

Location; Situated near to Llanfynydd
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/OiWcw
Sat Nav
L11 5HR
Owner Permit;
Treetops fishery
Availability;
Day tickets. Contact Mr Price 8 Lakes
Tel;
01352 770648
Fish Species;
Rainbow trout
Web Site
http://www.walesselfcatering.co.uk
Additional information;
Close season apply, Refreshments, Tuition available, accommodation, Tackle hire, W/C
Star Rating **

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Venue; WAL-GOCH FLY FISHERY

Location; Situated at Nannerch near Mold
Google: http://goo.gl/maps/OzDct
Sat Nav;
CH7 5RP
Owner Permit; Wal-Goch Fishery
Availability;
Day tickets. Two pools 2 and 1.5 acres
Tel;
01352 741378 Contact Mr Robinson
Fish Species;
Brown Trout, Rainbow trout
Web Site;
http://www.walgochfishing.com/
Additional information;
Disabled access, Refreshments, Campng, W/C
Star Rating ***

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The Dee estuary is very important to anglers. When gales and heavy seas stop angling on the open beaches, the good old Dee estuary still offers sheltered fishing. Dee venues also offer fish to close in casters and is the place we all take the kids to introduce them to fishing where they can fish with a small rod close in for flounder and plaice. The Dee is the closest sea angling venue for people travelling from the northwes. The Dee is also a major run for salmon, sea trout and bass. It would be a disaster if we allow this important estuary to be dried up of fish because of just 2 trawlers being allowed to fish the narrow channel. Anglers have noticed a significant drop in catches since these trawlers started operating and this year the Dee hasn't produced the cod catches it did in previous years, including last year. The Dee is the closest sea angling venue for people travelling from the northwest.

 


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