Fishing Permits and


at Llyn Brenig

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The Fishing Shop

Listen to the advice from the fishery shop and ask the staff who are normally found working on the fish rearing cages or around the rescue boat – they know by heart the best drifts to fish and sheltered bays for windy days.


Llyn Brenig lake is recognised as one of the best top-of-the-water fisheries in the UK. With its 23km of shoreline, it’s one of the best places to go fishing in Conwy.

At our on site Fishing Shop we stock everything you need to get you out on the water to hopefully catch the big one. It’s the best place to buy Fishing Permits and Fishing Tackle. Scroll down to find out more and see Fishing Prices.

Don’t forget, the lake is best fished by boat and booking is recommended to avoid disappointment, just click the book now button.


Fishing Permits

Permits can be bought on site at the fishing shop by contactless payment. They can also be bought from the machines in the car park. Please note that the machines only take coins so be prepared to bring plenty of change. Fishermen buying permits are exempt from the parking charge. Permits for the Alwen Reservoir allow trout fishing by spinning, natural fly and single natural worm except north of the bridge, where it is fly only.

Llyn Brenig Fishing Tackle

A wide selection of tackle, artificial baits and lures are available to buy with expert advice on hand from our shop staff. We also stock a range of clothing from top brands. We understand how important it is to be comfortable when you are fishing. Our exceptional range clothing for all seasons ensures you can perform to your very best.

Other Highlights


From 1st November each year, Llyn Brenig offers some amazing pike fishing. With dead sea bait and lures over 6 inches allowed over the winter, the lake is best fished by boat.



Home to the highest Sailing Club in North Wales, we experience frequent windy conditions perfect for the budding and adventurous sailor. Our Sailing Club hold training sessions throughout the season.


Lakeside Cafe

Enjoy a warming drink, homemade cake or hot meal from our delicious seasonal menu coupled with spectacular views across Llyn Brenig Lake at the Lakeside Cafe.