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The Fishing Passport: River Irfon (Colonel's Water) - Fishing in Wales

The Fishing Passport: River Irfon (Colonel’s Water)

Just over 1½ miles of mostly double bank fishing on the River Irfon just downstream of Llanwrtyd Wells, the smallest town in Britain that is also famous for its hosting of the bog snorkelling world championship and Man versus Horse race! The beat also includes a small section of the Cledan brook.

The Irfon is renowned for its grayling and this beat also offers some good trout fishing. Given the right water conditions, there is also the chance of a salmon, especially in the autumn (salmon season extends to Oct 25th on the Irfon).

Wading is relatively easy along the majority of the beat in normal flows, with a gravel bed. Much of the beat is also fishable from the left bank, with plenty of casting room.

Parking is approx 270 yards (250m) from the river.

The Fishing Passport: River Irfon (Colonel's Water)


Species at this location

Brown trout

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