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River Ceiriog

Brown Trout – Grayling – Sea Trout


Ceiriog Fly Fishers Ltd integrated with Corwen & District Angling Club (CADAC) from 1st July 2018

Click on the map below to open the Ceiriog River Map page for information on the river, the beats, access roads directions and parking.

There are specific rules to be followed when fishing the Ceiriog beats. Members must familiarise themselves with these rules before fishing.

The principal fishing rule is that dry fly, wet fly and nymph only are allowed, and barbless hooks must be used. No Brown Trout less than 23cm may be taken, and all Grayling are to be returned.

The full rules for The River Ceiriog can be found here: Ceiriog Rules
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Permitted Species for this Beat:

 Brown Trout – Grayling –  Sea Trout 

The full rules for The River Ceiriog can be found here: Ceiriog Rules

The Ceiriog beats are:

Beat 1 – Pontfadog to Castle Mill Bridge – double bank fishing for both wild and stocked Brown Trout.

Beat 2 – Castle Mill Bridge to Chirk Aqueduct – double bank fishing (except for part of north bank at Chirk hatchery and fishery) for both wild and stocked Brown Trout.

Beat 3 – Brynkinalt to Pont-y-Blew (Forge Bridge) – double bank fishing for wild and some stocked Brown Trout. 

Please follow the below directions to find the top of this beat:

On entering Chirk on the B5070 from the direction of Oswestry you will come to a staggered cross roads just as you enter the town. Take the first road on the right (Trevor Road) which passes to the right of St Marys Church. Follow that road past the cemetery for 250mtrs. The road then takes a sharp left turn, at that turn go straight ahead through the estate gates. Immediately through the gates take the turn onto a track on your right. Follow this track past some garages and continue to the bottom of the track and park under the A5 bridge. 

Ensure your vehicle pass is displayed as the game keeper checks all vehicles parked in that area.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING SPECIFIC RULES FOR BEAT 3which must be complied with by members and their guests:
A maximum of two cars belonging to members to be parked at the parking spaces accessing the Brynkinalt Estate waters including the parking area below the A5 bridge
Maximum of 6 rods to fish the Brynkinalt Home Beat waters at any one time

Beat 4 – Pont-y-Blew (Forge Bridge) to river meet with River Dee – double bank fishing for mostly wild Brown Trout and Grayling. This beat joins the lower end of the Coed yr Allt beat and is easily accessible from that beat.

River Ceiriog Beats Map