Fishing the waters in Neath Port Talbot offer coarse, game
and sea fishing, providing excellent sport for both pleasure and
The Neath Canal has roach, carp, bream, tench and eels with the
Tennant Canal include pike, rudd and tench available for fishers to
The Gnoll Estate is known for large carp and rudd and is open to
anglers from the end of June to mid March.
Margam Country Park has two large ponds, which are managed as a
course fishery, daily fishing permits are available form the
At Glyncorrwg Ponds the two coarse lakes are stocked with bream,
roach, and tench, and carp up to 38lb in weight.
Brown trout and salmon can be found in the Rivers of Neath,
Dulais and Afan. Sea trout (sewin) can also be found in the River
Neath and River Afan.
Eglwys Nunydd Reservoir, run by the Corus Game Angling
Association, is the place for rainbow, brown and blue trout.
At Glyncorrwg Ponds there is a third lake stocked with Rainbow
Trout up to 25lb in weight.
Aberavon Beach offers all year round fishing for bass, flounder
and white cod, with mackerel in the summer and pouting in the
Winter. The dry docks in Port Talbot are exceptional for Bream
For a list of Angling Clubs and other fisihng groups within
Neath Port Talbot please refer to the Fishing section of the Neath
Port Talbot Watersports Guide.