News & Events
Winter Newsletter 2021
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Anglers Guide To New Bylaws
An anglerâ€™s brief guide to the introduction of new salmon and sea trout byelaws...[read more]
Hanak Grayling Festival
2nd-4th December 2022.
The annual Hanak grayling international competition will be held this weekend. The Top beat (above the Horseshoe Falls), Sun Trevor and Golf Course beats will be closed to members and visitors....[read more]
ANNUAL MEETING 2022
THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CLUB WILL TAKE PLACE ON 30TH NOVEMBER 2022 AT THE R.A.F.A. CLUB, CANALSIDE, LLANGOLLEN. THE MEETING WILL COMMENCE AT 7:30 PM.
ALL MEMBERS AND PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS WELCOME....[read more]
Submit your catch return
The salmon season is now over for 2022.Please submit your catch return for salmon and sea trout caught to Huw Evans on 07984-626158 or via the contact us page of the website.
Accurate catch returns assist us in the event of any pollution claim and in negotiating rents with landowners.
Thank you....[read more]
One of our members Andrew Overend has an excellent fishing blog find it at https://hawker-overend.com/ ...[read more]
Please follow the Country Code when fishing....[read more]
Reminder of NRW bye-laws....[read more]
ANNUAL MEETING 2021
We will hold our annual meeting on Wednesday 24th November 2021 at the R.A.F.A club. Canalside, Llangollen commencing at 7:30pm.
Covid guidelines apply and the meeting arrangements may alter subject to Welsh Government announcements. Please check the website closer to the date for any alterations....[read more]
Map of the salmon pools of the Welsh Dee
Excellent map of the Welsh Dee Salmon pools...[read more]
Eifion Wyn Evans
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of club President Eifion Wyn Evans....[read more]
Llandyn parking locked at 8pm
New car park locked at 8pm...[read more]
New Club Branded Clothing
New clothing range available...[read more]
Map of the salmon pools of the Welsh Dee
The Welsh Dee Trust have commissioned Nigel Houldsworth to compile a map of the main salmon pools on the Dee.The map is beautifully illustrated. The map is available from the Welsh Dee Trust via their on-line shop at the cost of £31. www.welshdeetrust.com
Sun Trevor Public House Parking
Parking at the Sun Trevor only until 12 noon each day....[read more]
Covid update and membership renewal
Welsh Lock down restrictions relaxed.Memberships due on 1st April....[read more]
Fishing Restricted by Covid Regulations 21/12/20
Wales is now in Tier 4 restrictions.Welsh Government regulations mean that you are only allowed to fish if you make it part of your daily exercise. You should walk or cycle to fish.You may only drive if you have a disability.
These regulation will be kept under review but are unlikely to change before 4th January 2021....[read more]
Local Lockdown Fishing Restricted
Local lockdown re-imposed for Denbighshire and Wrexham County Boroughs from 6pm 1/10/2020....[read more]
Golf Club car park
The bottom car park at the golf club has now re-opened to anglers.Max. 2 cars.Please observe social distancing rules....[read more]
The club risk assessment means that you should observe the following:
1. Do not fish if you have Covid 19 symptoms STAY AT HOME.
2. Stay 2 meters away from other anglers and users.
3. Carry hand sanitiser with you and use it regularly.
4. Do not crowd beats.If a section is busy move elsewhere....[read more]
Fishing means fishing!
Please note our access rights are for fishing only. We are not entitled to swim, picnic/BBQ or walk dogs along the river. Please do not upset our landowners who have been very accommodating during these difficult time. Landowners rightly get annoyed when they see people without fishing equipment tramping over their land.
Please remember that we have a NO DOGS ALLOWED ON THE CLUB WATERS rule. Failure to observe will result in you being asked to leave the river and your membership reviewed....[read more]
Careing for your catch
The do's and don'ts of catch and release ...[read more]
Sun Trevor Public House
The car park at the Sun Trevor public house remains closed.Please do not park there to go fishing.The car park will only be available when the pub re-opens.Thank you....[read more]
Golf Course car park closed
The lower car park at the Vale of Llangollen golf club is closed until further notice.Please park elsewhere for now but do not use upper golf club car park.
Thank you....[read more]
Local driving to fish permitted
Welsh Government and the Angling Trust have stated that driving locally to fish in Wales is now permitted. You may drive to your nearest suitable venue using common sense. Travel for fishing is not unlimited in Wales unlike England.
Please do not travel from Wales to fish in England or vice versa.
NRW guidance can be found here https://gov.wales/coronavirus-regulations-guidance#section-39253
Angling Trust guidance can be found here
https://joinanglingtrust.net/individual-anglers-phase-one-may-2020/ ...[read more]
Local fishing open from 18th May 2020
Fishing is to re-open to local anglers from Monday 18th May. You may only walk or cycle to fish as part of your daily exercise. You may not drive to fish. This is in accordance with Welsh Government guidelines. Please see full details below.
The committee have thought long and hard about this decision. Please respect it....[read more]
Fishing Remains Closed
At the present time all fishing remains closed. There are various differing pieces of opinion on the internet that may say differently.
We await clarification from Welsh Government on whether it is permissible to drive to fish. We are also liaising with our landowners as to whether they wish to allow access over their land.
Please observe the closure. The situation is being kept under daily review and these pages will be updated immediately upon any change....[read more]
Fishing update 17/04/2020
Following the Government extension of the lockdown provisions fishing continues to be suspended until further notice....[read more]
Due to the COVID 19 pandemic all fishing on our waters is suspended. The suspension will be reviewed on April 21st 2020 or earlier if Government advice changes....[read more]
Sun Trevor Public House
The pub and car park at the Sun Trevor, Llangollen is closed until further notice.Please do not park for access to the fishing,walking or cycling.many thanks for your understanding....[read more]
English Team Trial 18th January 2020
On Saturday 18th January 2020 the English team trials will be held on our beats. The beats to be used are:
Top pool to King's Bridge
Lingo to Abercregan
Cwm Alis to Ddol Issa
The Bathers beat
Please try to find alternative areas to fish during these times to avoid overcrowding....[read more]
Fees announced for 2020
At our recent annual meeting the fees for 2020 were fixed. Please renew your membership now by sending a cheque made payable to Llangollen Angling Limited to Mr Derek Bithell, Nant Y Mynydd, Brook Street, Llangollen. LL20 8LS. Please enclose your membership card and a stamped addressed envelope for ease of return. The new fees are set out in the full news section below. New members need to complete an application form available from Derek Bithell....[read more]
Hanak International Grayling Competition 7th/ 8th Dec.
The Hanak International Grayling competition will be held over the weekend of 7th and 8th December 2019. The Llangollen Maelor beats will be used from the Horseshoe Falls upstream for the competition. This means the upper beat above the Falls will be closed to members and day ticket holders....[read more]
Event 19th November 2019
The GWCT are holding an event on the 19th November next about Salmon and sea trout in the river Dee. The event starts at 6:30pm and is being held at the Rhug estate conference room, Corwen. Entry cost is £10....[read more]
Annual meeting 26/11/19
The annual meeting of the club will take place on Tuesday 26th November 2019 at the R.A.F.A club,Canalside,Llangollen. The meeting will commence at 7:30 pm. All members welcome to attend....[read more]
Welsh River Finals
The Welsh River finals event will take place on our waters on 24th and 25th August 2019. The Golf course and Ddol Issa beats will be closed to members and visitors on these days. The top beat and Ty Mawr beat will be open for fishing.
English National River Finals
We are pleased to be hosting the National River Finals over the weekend of the 20th and 21st July 2019. Fishing for trout and grayling will take place on those two days.Details of the beats being used below....[read more]
Chester Salmon Trap Open days
Trap open 22/6/19 and 10/8/19...[read more]
Canoe event Saturday 25th May 2019
Please note that a canoe event will take place on the upper beat on Saturday 25th May.There will be some disruption to fishing between 10 am-4 pm. Anglers are advised to fish the lower or middle beats or to fish the upper beat before or after the event....[read more]
Arrangements for collection of reciprocal tickets
Please note that it is necessary to ring Derek Bithell on 01978-860012 to book the reciprocal tickets and make arrangements to collect them.Collection can only take place between 10am-5pm....[read more]
Reciprocal arrangements with CADAC 2019
Beat amendments for 2019...[read more]
Fly tying equipment and Tackle sale
Sale Saturday 13th April 2019 10am-1pm at The Hand Hotel, Llangollen. Equipment,hooks,materials,fly boxes and paraphernalia belonging to our late president Ken.Bathers...[read more]
Exchange tickets for Rhyl and St.Asaph
New exchange tickets available....[read more]
Match 1st and 2 nd March 2019
Golf Course Beat closed for match...[read more]
LINGO and FECHAN Fishing
The Lingo and Fechan beats on the right bank (A5 side) are exclusively reserved for members only....[read more]
Subscriptions now due
Please let Derek Bithell have your subscriptions.The price remains the same as last year....[read more]
New water acquired for Members only....[read more]
Reporting Sea Trout catches
Please will you report any Sea Trout yo catch , it is important to us to keep a record Ken Bathers...[read more]