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Official Cwmbran Angling Association

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Llantarnam Ponds

Llantarnam Ponds, Cwmbran.   (3 ponds - Kingfisher and Dragonfly ponds approx one acre each. Top pond approx two thirds of an acre).
                               Originally built as a flood defense system during the construction of Llantarnam Park Ind. Est,the fishing rights being obtained,on annual lease,from the then Cwmbran Development Corporation. Stocked over many years Dragonfly Pond has Crucian Carp, Roach, Rudd, Bream,  Perch,Tench,Skimmer Bream, Roach / Bream hybrids, Brown Goldfish, Common Carp, Mirror Carp and Koi Carp. A natural stock of Minnow and the occasional Trout come via the Dowlais Brook(feeder stream). The odd Goldfish and exotic Carp species present, are as a result of unlawful dumping by the public. Kingfisher pond contains all the specie's that Dragonfly has, with the addition of Barbel, Chub and Ghost carp. There is also a small natural stock of Eel.The freehold of the ponds was purchased in 2012/13 and is now in private ownership by the association.
                                 There is an on-going project regarding landscaping, tree management, access, platforms for disabled and able bodied anglers, animal and bird welfare etc. It is a concession that the feeding of waterfowl and exercising animals by members of the public will continue, providing that no litter or animal mess is left anywhere on the fishery. Anglers are also reminded that it is an offense to leave litter and bait, use metal or glass containers, carry any weapon or cutting tool(other than used to trim tackle), leave plastic bags, hooks, line or any angling debris on the fishery. IF you can't find a rubbish bin TAKE IT HOME WITH YOU. This fishery is for MEMBERS ONLY, NO DAY TICKET HOLDERS. Permitted hours on all fisheries is Dawn to Dusk i.e. one hour before daylight to one hour after evening light. There is NO NIGHT FISHING, camping or fires on any of the fisheries.

NB. THESE PONDS ARE FOR MEMBERS ONLY. NO DAY TICKETS. ( You must carry your permit with you - or you could be asked to leave )

ALSO - IF YOU ARE 12 YEARS OR OLDER ,YOU MUST OWN A NATIONAL ROD LICENCE.
( EASILY OBTAINABLE FROM ANY POST OFFICE ).

NOTICE -
ANYONE BEING ON LAND - OR USING WATERS BELONGING TO CWMBRAN ANGLING ASSOCIATION - DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK.




Above - Dragonfly Pool looking west to east.


Dragonflies are abundant here during summer months.


These are the new signs that have been made to go on each pond - but have now been amended to .com - instead of co.uk

Above - Kingfisher Pool

looking east to west.

Are you quick enough to spot one of these beautiful birds that frequent this pond ?

Above -  Kingfisher Pool looking west to east.
Above -  Dragonfly Pool looking east to west
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