Statutory season applies for game fishing,as do
the use of baits i.e.artificial fly or earthworm only.You WILL BE
prosecuted if you use spinners,coarse fishing
baits,floats,ledgers,multi-hook rigs(other than Pennel Tackle),fixed
lines & nets(other than landing net),gaffs,spears,forks etc.,etc.The
minimum length of retain able trout is 9"(230mm) & only 2 for the
table every 24 hours.Standard dryfly patterns & wetfly patterns of
frizzy,flash lure,booby & bushy,all bring good results on their day.
NO litter,fishing is from both banks where accessible,other
than allotments,private/industrial developements.Wading,at anglers own
risk,is permitted along the whole fishery.The boundaries are,Chapel
Lane,Croesyceiliog,to Burtons food factory at Llantarnam(road bridge
over river).This area is multi-use & anglers should be aware of
cyclists & other users.
Suggested easy car parking close to the river. Woodland Road Sports and social club car park - Croesyceiliog , Cwmbran. Llanyrafon bridge park and playing fields car park. Cwmbran boating lake car park.
DAY TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FROM CWMBRAN ANGLING, PONTNEWYDD ( SEE MEMBERSHIPFEE'S PAGE FOR PRICES ). N.B. IF YOU ARE 12 YEARS OR OLDER - YOU MUST OWN A NATIONAL ROD LICENCE ( EASILY OBTAINABLE FROM ANY POST OFFICE ).
Above - 3 foot weir below Croesyceiliog school fields.
Above - platform for people with disabilities about 400 yards above Llanyrafon bridge park.
Above deep glide just above the platform opposite.
Above Llanyrafon bridge park - a ramp for wheelchair users leads down from the car park to this slack water.