Eryri’s varied landscape offers some of the most fantastic fishing spots in Wales. Often described as a haven for fishing, there is an abundance of lake, river and coastal fishing opportunities from the north to the south of the National Park.
Possibly one of the best spots for fishing in Eryri. A large reservoir which is home to various trout, perch, rudd and pike.
Llyn Cwellyn, situated to the west of Yr Wyddfa, nearby the villages of Rhyd Ddu and Beddgelert, is home to wild brown trout and char.
Located near Dolgellau, the Mawddach river is a fantastic spot for wild trout, salmon and sea trout.
The largest natural lake in Wales and a popular lake for water activities including fishing. Llyn Tegid is home to perch, pike, trout, grayling, eel and salmon.
A magical lake situated to the north of Rhyd Ddu. The lake boasts brown trout as well as rainbow trout.
Fishing Permits and licenses
If you intend on taking part in game or coarse fishing, you must have an appropriate permit. You can purchase permits from fishing shops and fisheries. Additionally, you must also be a national permit holder. These are on sale in Post Offices and on the Environment Agency website.
Llyn Tegid Fishing Permits
Permits to fish at Llyn Tegid are granted by Snowdonia National Park Authority.
Fisheries and angling associations
For more information about fisheries and angling associations in Eryri, visit the Eryri Mountain and Coast website.
Fishing in Eryri (Eryri Mountain and Coast Website)