Where? South of Cardiff city centre, CF10 4PA (Bay Visitor Centre). Day tickets £8. Fishing sunrise to sunset only. Tel: Fishery Office on 02920 378161. What’s being caught? Perch to 1 lb 8 oz and pike to 10 lb. Tactics? Search the water with silver spinners for perch, lures and shads for the pike.
Llyn y Gro Coarse Fishery Where? Sarnau, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7LL. Day tickets £6, booked by phone a day before arrival. Tel: 07867 984314. What’s been caught? Chub, roach, bream and carp.
Tactics? Pole on the roadside bank at 11 m shallow with casters over hemp for plenty of 4-12 oz roach and bream to 2 lb. On Quarry Lake, chub to 2 lb on small boilies. The carp are still active, so step up your gear.
Where? Ffrwd Farm, Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan, CF8 7SN. Day tickets £7. Tel: 02920 889436. What’s being caught? Roach, bream and carp.
Tactics? Pole with maggots or casters over loosefeed for the roach and skimmers. Corn or worms for the bigger bream, and carp on corn or boilies.