River Fishing

Brown Trout – Llynfi Dulas

Three Views Bungalow (Talgarth) is situated about as centrally as it is possible to be between the two big River Systems of the River Wye and The River Usk. Beats, such as the Llynfi Dulas (Wye tributary) for example, being only being a 10 minute walk away. The Usk Primarily known as being a Brown Trout river whilst the Wye offers a greater variety of game species including Salmon, Sea Trout, Brown Trout and Grayling.


The Wye & Usk foundation ( ) control much of the fishing in and around the area and is usually the first port of call for visiting fisherman. Day tickets for the vast majority of water in area are available via their passport scheme. Although much information is made available online their offices (Old Natwest Bank on the Square) are just 100m away…

Other options for day ticket waters include:

  • Serveral miles of the River Wye and Irfon at Builth Wells run by Groe Park and Irfon Angling Club

(28 mins Drive)


  • Several miles of the Upper Wye and tributaries around run by  Rhayder & Elan Valley Angling Association

(45 mins Drive)


  • Upper Severn and tributaries around at Caersws run by Caersws Angling Association

(1hr 15 mins Drive)

Still Water Fishing

Llyn Clywedog


Still Water Fishing is more limited in this Area but there are a few within reasonable driving distance – very often these places are a bolt hole when the rivers are in flood.

(30 mins Drive)


(45 mins Drive)


  • Usk Reservior (Stocked Rainbows) run by Welsh Water Tickets available from the coin machine at the Reservior.

(47mins Drive)


  • Llandegfedd Reservoir (Stocked Rainbows) Run by Welsh Water

(56 mins Drive)


  • Llyn Clywedog (Stocked Rainbows)

(1hr 16mins Drive)

Coarse Fishing

Jack Pike Llangorse Lake

The immediate area is not particularly known for it’s coarse fishing but there are still some options available.

  • Derw Pools

(Bream, Carp)

(6 mins Drive)


  • Llangorse Lake

(Pike, Perch, Roach, Tench, Bream, Eels)

(11 mins Drive)


  • Upper & Lower Wye and many tributaries

(Pike, Perch, Barbel, Chub, etc)

12 mins Drive à 1 hr+


  • Rhydlydan Pools

(22 mins Drive)


  • Llyn Arlach

(Common Carp, Mirror Carp, Wild Carp, Tench, Chub Bream, Roach,  Rudd,  Perch).

(28 mins Drive)