Set in a heavily wooded steep sided valley in the Brecon Beacons, Talybont is a 318 acre wild brown trout wilderness reservoir. Fishing is fly only and only permitted from the bank. Floating lines with small imitative and traditional patterns such as the Coch-y-bonddu are recommended. The ranunculus beds near the crumbling bridge pillars are renowned for being a good spot.

Please note that there is now NO TICKET MACHINE on site. Tickets are only available through The Wye & Usk Foundation.

From 2014 the Reservoir is no longer stocked. Juniors must be Under 16 yrs.

Rules and Regulations
  • This beat is not covered under the Wash-Off policy
  • One rod per angler for trout fishing
  • Catch & release for all species
  • No Fishing permitted until 8am