Proposed road through Glyncornel nature reserve click here for more information

click here to see July 2016 lake weeding & wildlife pics


click here to see July 2016 lake weeding video


A league competition will be held this year, starting in March with FREE ENTRY to new and existing members - FIRST PRIZE £50 - SECOND PRIZE £30 - THIRD PRIZE £20. All entrants names must be in by 20th March. New members should join as soon as possible otherwise you will not be in time to enter the league. Would all existing members please ring the Club Chairman on 01443 432289 between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. as soon as possible to enter the competition. All other contests will be run as normal. This will be an additional new contest. For more details ring the chairman. When the league starts look at the Comps & Divs Results and League Results links for the league table and results.

The club has decided to make this year a Junior year and offer a rock bottom price of £65 for a junior with full permit membership of lake and river fishing. Any new senior member that joins for £150 will get a free full junior permit. Any junior that wishes to join without a senior member will have to pay £65.

Glyncornel Angling Association, is home to one of the finest trout fisheries in South Wales. Stocked regularly with both Brown and Rainbow Trout, the lake has more to offer than your average catch and release small water.
The Lake is open to fly fishing only, from the 20th of March to the 17th of October.
Members are entitled to fish a maximum of 3 days per week, with no time limit on the day they fish, and have a bag limit of 2 rainbow trout per day.
You may pick and choose the 2 rainbows you will kill, or return all the rainbows caught to the lake. (as many members do not kill any fish, the choice is yours on the day)
 All Brown Trout caught are strictly on a catch and release basis only and must be returned. The lake is regularly stocked with fish 3 lbs.+ with the fishery record standing at 15 lbs. 10 ozs. for a Rainbow Trout and 15 lbs. 8 ozs. for a Brown Trout. There are many fish stocked within the range from 3 lbs up to the record as shown throughout the year.
You will also get a free river permit with your full membership to Glyncornel Lake. River permits are also available to fish our exclusive 15 mile stretch of the River Rhondda, which starts at the Bwlch Mountain above Cwmparc and continues through Cwmparc to the main road bridge adjacent to the Stag Hotel in Treorchy and the whole stretch of the River Rhondda down to the old post office in Trehafod (the first river footbridge to Barry Sidings). Click HERE to view details.

Members: Only season permits are available for Seniors & Juniors. No day permits are available.
Only Season permits are available for Glyncornel Lake & or River
, they include fishing our exclusive 15 mile stretch of the River Rhondda, which is regularly stocked with Brown Trout.
Adult and junior prices are:

Please click HERE for special 166th Anniversary price details.

Please note that river permits are not available at the riverbank. Anyone caught fishing without a permit will be prosecuted.

Held on the first Saturday of each month, starting in April through to September with two in August on the first and second Saturday of the month.
Members wishing to enter should contact the Chairman at least 7 days before.

Contact details:
The Club Chairman - Tel: 01443 432289 between 3 p.m. & 9 p.m. only.
Tonypandy Army Surplus & Guns - Tel: 01443 432856 10.30 a.m. - 4.40 p.m.
Glyncornel Lake is located near postcode CF40 2JF which is next to Llwynypia train station and is situated within the Rhondda's only nature reserve.

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This site was updated on the 1st. January, 2019