Penuwch Fishery, Tregaron, Ceredigion

Set in a stunning part of Wales is this tranquil little lake full of character and carp to 30lb.

Penuwch Fishery, Tregaron, Ceredigion

The fishery is set in the rolling Welsh countryside only 15 minutes from Tregaron. Penuwch fishery offers you the chance of catching some magnificent looking carp in very peaceful surroundings whilst red kites hover above. It is a very well established lake of around 2.5 acres boating plenty of features; from lilies to overhanging trees and other features too.

There are 12 swims available and there is lots of room for bivvies etc. Common carp and mirror carp reside in the lake and reach 30lb plus. A secure car park and toilets are available at the lake.

Penuwch Carp Fishery Details

Tickets: Day ticket
How much: DAY TICKET 7AM TO 7PM - £15; 24 HOUR TICKET - £27 WINTER DAY TICKET 8AM TO 6PM - £12; 24 HOUR TICKET - £25
How to book: Turn up and pay
How busy: 12 swims available
Can you drive to swims: No
On site facilities: Toilets, car park
Average Size: 15lb
Max size: 30lb plus
Realistic catch rate: Several a session possible
Best swims: 5-6
Best rig: Ronnies
Best bait: Mainline Link
Ideal experience level to catch: Intermediate

Every time you begin a session use a bare lead to search the swim and look for hard spots.

Gary Trubey

What’s it like?

For a small lake, finding the fish is the most important aspect of catching. Look for telltale signs; bubblers, shows, coloured water. Get on the fish and you will of course stand a very good chance of catching at all times of year.
In the summer, heavy baiting tactics work well with good quality Boilies and particles. Mainline Link is a winner on the water complete with popular rig presentations such as the Ronnie. Hook baits soaked in Almond Supreme Goo works particularly well for some reason.
Anglers have used probating tactics to good success on the water. Visiting the venue a few times a week, baiting spots little and often is a fantastic tactic for harvesting areas.
Every time you begin a session use a bare lead to search the swim and look for hard spots. Don’t thrash it to a foam, flick a light lead around feeling it down and pulling it back to pinpoint those little secret pockets that will consistently produce fish.

If you were to give a new angler on the venue 3 top tips for how to catch fish there, what would they be?

Find the fish, move if needed and keep the foot fall and noise down.

Penuwch Fishery Rules

How many rods?: Two rods only
Lead systems: No leadocre
Any rules on bait?: No nuts
Fish care: Nets over 36in, unhooking mats compulsory
Hook rules: Barbless or micro barb only
Baitboats: No boats of any kind
Other rules: Dogs must be under control and mess must be picked up

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