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    Default River Taff, Cardiff

    Has anyone fished this river lately and if so were there any catches.

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    Sorry Pwebs, I don't fish the lower stretches of the Taff, although I do fish higher up on the Brecon/Merthyr/Troedyrhiw stretches.

    If you ever fancy fishing a little higher-up, give me a shout.

    Hope you get the info you need.

    All the best.

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    Is the river recovering from the Welsh Water spill? How far downstream was ultimately affected? What about restocking?

    Anyone fished it lately?

    M

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    Hi Mike, I've fished it a bit recently, currently it's in flood and highly coloured, visibility down to a couple of inches. It had a good flush (an appropriate term for the Taff unfortunately) several weeks back and no ill effects noticeable in the Cardiff area.

    The Saturday before last I Czech nymphed it and had a good mixed bag of chub grayling and trout, all under a pound on a very bright sunny day in very low water.

    Fished it as the river was rising and coloured at the end of last week, had a couple of trout and grayling, all about three quarters of a pound + a few smaller ones in about two hours. Nothing amazing.

    The larger grayling may be more switched on after this flood clears, I'll be trying for a salmon when it drops a bit, tomorrow or Wednesday probably.

    I'm generally fishing Taff's Well and Radyr but the grayling fishing is very good below Blackweir at the moment, - it's just a bit too busy with passers by in the day, try a very early start.

    Taff season with Glam Anglers & co. still only 30, includes some outstanding barbel fishing , plus roach, chub, dace, mullet and carp below Blackweir, the best mixed fishery that I know. Try fishing free lined bread flake there one day, it's a kind of lottery!

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    Forgot to say welcome to the forum pwebs.

    Are you local?

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    hello diawl bach

    i am interested in fishing the taff - does the Glam Anglers & co. 30 season ticket include trout fishing at Taff's Well and Radyr too?

    cheers
    mark

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    That's the coarse Taff ticket for Glam at 30, Mark, available from Gary Evans, Whitchurch Road, Cardiff, their game ticket is 100.00.

    The game fishing ticket's just about worth it but I left it out this year,as I'm spending far too much on club tickets. Every spate makes me wish I'd bought it......
    http://www.glamorgananglersclub.org.uk/memform.htm

    Glam waters end at Radyr, I'm in another club for Taff's Well. Glam Anglers definitely have the best fishing, that's the one I'd go for.

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    I should add that the coarse ticket at 30 is only available at Gary Evans and entitles you to fish for grayling and coarse fish only up to Radyr. It's a joint venture by Birchgrove, Glam and Bute,who all have rights along the Taff.

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    ah, 100 makes it a lot more expensive! if you don't mind me asking, how much is the taffs well season ticket and who is it with

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    Hi Folks.

    The Taff course ticket reads on the back . ( All course licences cover fishing
    for all course fish, grayling and non-migratory trout )

    I have one infront of me

    Regards.

    edd.

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