Bron Eifion Fishing LakesCriccieth, Llŷn Peninsula

Bron Eifion Fishing Lakes, Criccieth, Llŷn Peninsula

This is an established lake, built as a water reservoir to supply the whole Bron Eifion estate in the 19th century. It has earned itself the reputation of being one of the best-stocked lakes in Wales, and you’ll find a number of Carp species as well as tench, orf, roach and gudgeon.

The 6-acre coarse fishing lake at Bron Eifion is an old estate lake set in mature woodland surroundings, which provide ideal natural feeding supplies for the fish within, keeping them well stocked and plentiful in number.

Suitable for
Children (over 8)
Young children (0-8)

Opening Times

Open: 8 am - till Dusk 


Can you hire equipment?



Can you get instruction?


Species of Fish

Common and Mirror Carp (20lbs+)  F1 Hybrid Carp (Champagne Carp)
Crucian Carp  Ghost Carp Ghost Koi Carp  Tench Bream
Golden Orf  Blue Orf Roach  Gudgeon Chub Barbel


Other Useful Information

Barbless hooks only. 
No keepnets. 
You may only use Bron Eifion feeder pellets. No other feeder pellets allowed. 
Do not loose feed boilies - hair rig method or p.v.a. bags only. 
No artificial baits. 
No particles - cooked hemp and corn allowed. 
Please use your handnets to land fish. 
Please do not put the fish directly on the ground, especially on hard rugged surface.
Either keep the fish in the handnet to remove the hook or use a carp mat. 
Please do not carry fish from one peg to another and do not lift the fish above knee level. 
Never leave your rods unattended in the swim.




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