The river is mostly controlled
by the Criccieth,Llanystumdwy and District Angling Association. You can
fish one of the best sea trout rivers in Wales by purchasing your day,
week or season ticket from the shop.
The River Dwyfor has sea trout ranging in weight from
¾ of a lb up to double figures. The main Salmon runs start in
late summer around September with
the odd grilse caught before. To date the largest salmon weighed in at
The average yearly catch varies but is usually around 2000 – 3000
sea trout and 30 to 40 salmon.
The sea trout are mainly caught on the fly at night
using traditional sea trout flies and some local patterns, these secret
patterns can be revealed at the shop. Floating and intermediate lines are generally
used. In recent times large surface lures have become very popular and take some big
Worms are effective day and night especially if water
levels are high enough. Fishing when the river is in flood can be fantastic
sport with the worm even when the level is very high and the water a thick
chocolate color. In these conditions a worm trotted along the banks can produce some
big fish. When the water starts to clear the spinner come into its own, Mepps, tobys and rapalas are the most popular lures.
24 hour = £16.50
72 hour = £33
Week = £55
Season = £110
Senior Citizen season = £49.50
Junior and Student season tickets available at very low prices.
Please ask at shop.
Remember - Permits are only available from the shop!
Don't forget as well as day, week or season permits you also need
a River Authority Rod License for Salmon and Sea Trout. These can be
bought as day, week or season licenses available for purchase online by
following this link. Link
Purchase License Online