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.

Opening hours : 8am to 7pm – 9pm (½ hour after sunset or 9pm, whichever is earlier).

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
  • Flyfishing only

Availability & Booking

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Ticket Price Info below If applicable, any booking fee will be included at Checkout
Max number of tickets per day:
Trout (Stillwater)
Catch & Release Permit £13.50
Junior Catch & Release Permit £8.50