Sea Trout (Sewin) and Salmon Fishing on the River Nevern, Newport, Pembrokeshire
Pembrokeshire has some of the finest sea fishing in Britain, especially for bass, while the rivers are noted for their salmon, trout and sea trout (sewin).
Rock & Beach Fishing
Sewin and Salmon
The sea-trout range in size from ¾lb to 20lb, although the average size is 2lb - 3lb with the seatrout run peaking in June, July and August.
The River Nevern rises near Crymych and flows to sea in Newport. Fast flowing through dense woodland with deep holding pools the Nevern is a classic spate river and whilst it will hold both sewin and salmon throughout the late spring summer and autumn months it fishes best for a few days after a rainfall.
The nearby River Teifi which flows to sea in Cardigan (12 miles) and offers an alternative to the Nevern. This World famous sewin river is less dependant on rainfall and generally fishes well from Late April through to the end of September, especially at night. Day, weekly and season tickets are available for both the Nevern and the Teifi.
To purchase a permit to fish the Nevern contact the The Trewern Arms Hotel, Nevern, Nr Newport, Pembrokeshire, SA42 0NB. Tel: 01239 820395.
To purchase a permit to fish the lower reaches of the Teifi Contact Teifi Trout Association or visit the Salmon Leap shop next to the falls in Cenarth Tel: 01239 711242
To purchase a permit to fish the upper Teifi contact Llandysul Angling Association. Day and week permits are available at until 31st August. During September and October (when day tickets are not available) a weekly permit can be purchased. Visitor permits are available from Dean Leask, D R Jones & Sons (Ironmongers), Tyssul Stores, New Road, Llandysul SA44 4QJ. Tel: 01559 363270; from Alan Williams, Hairdresser, 57 Bridge street, Lampeter, from the The Porth Hotel, Church Street, Llandysul, SA44 4QS. Tel: 01559 362202.
For those who prefer to target smaller wild brown trout in a more intimate setting in the heart of the Preseli Mountains and less than 10 miles from Newport, Rosebush wild brown trout fishery may be for you. Day permits are available for bank or boat fishing and rowing boats can be hired if desired.
For permits or boat hire or more information about Llys-y-Fran Reservoir or Rosebush wild brown trout fishery contact the Visitor Centre at Llys-y-Fran:
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