Coarse fish and eels on SSSI canals and stillwaters open seasons

Find out when you can fish for coarse fish and eels on sites of special scientific interest in Wales

Open season

The open season for coarse fishing and eels on all of the sites of special scientific interest (SSSI) listed below is from, and including, 16 June to 14 March.

Location of SSSI

Location SSSI grid reference
SE Area 
Berrington Pool, Hereford and Worcestershire SO 509 630
Cwm Gwynllyn, Gwynllyn, Radnorshire SN 945 692
Fforddfawr Mire, North Brecknock and West Dinefwr SO 187 401
Flintsham and Titkey Pools, Hereford and Worcestershire SO 318 589 and SO 325 595
Glamorgan Canal and Long Wood, South Glamorgan ST 137 814 - ST 143 804
Llan Bwch - Llyn Lake, Radnorshire SO 119 464
Moccas Park, Hereford and Worcestershire SO 341 425
Pentrosfa Mire, Pentrosfa Pool; Radnorshire SO 059 597
SW Area 
Bishops Pond, Camarthen SN 445 209
Dinefwr Estate, North Brecknock and West Dinefwr SN 610 223
Falcondale Lake, Ceredigion South SN 570 499
Kenfig pool and dunes, Ogwr Borough SS 797 815
Laugharne and Pendine, Camarthen SN 290 070
Llyn Llech Owain, Carmarthen SN 568 152
Llyn Pencarreg, Carmarthen SN 537 456
llynoedd Talyllychau, Lower/Upper Talley Lake, North Brecknock and West Dinefwr SN 631 335
Machynys Ponds, Camarthen SS 512 980
Stackpole, Bosherton Lakes, South Pembrokeshire/ Preseli SR 976 945
N Area 
Hanmer Mere, Clwyd SJ 453 392
Llyn Bedydd, Clwyd SJ 471 391
Llyn Creiniog, Clwyd SH 927 652
Midlands Region, Upper Severn Area  
Montgomery Canal, Powys

SO 169 967 - SO 173 970

and

SJ 254 203 - SO 222 060

Montgomery Canal, Guilsfield Arm, Powys SJ 252 148 - SJ 243 137
Shropshire Union Canal, Aston Locks to Keepers Bridge SJ 328 257 - SJ 351 287
Prees Branch Canal/ Shropshire Union Canal, Llangollen Branch SJ 496 341 - SJ 497 332
Brown Moss SJ 562 395
Cole Mere SJ 433 332
Morton Pool & Pasture SJ 301 239
Marton Pool, Chirbury SJ 296 027
Shelve Pool SO 335 979
Sweat Mere and Crose Mere SJ 454 304
White mere SJ 414 330