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Next event: Sunday, September 25, 9am – 4pm Senior Competition Sues Pond. Contact Dave Pike.  
Latest News
Bryn Hedges Pike Cup 2016
Thursday 22 September 2016

The Bryn Hedges Pike Cup will be fished on the Clubs stretch of the River wye at Monmouth on Sunday 23rd October 2016.
Fishing will be from 09.00 to 15.00, meeting at Dixton Church Road to book in at 08.00. Walk off 08.15.

To book a place please call 07804 097857 or email

24 hour Carp Competition Film
Monday 19 September 2016
Septembers Carp Competition Results
Sunday 18 September 2016
Winner Neil Angove 146 lb
Runner up Mike Looker 122 lb 13 oz
Heaviest Carp Jeremy Curtis 13 lb 6 oz
The Spam Trophy was won by Kevin Hunt with 15 lb

Total fish caught over the 24 hours was 681lb
Catch report Highlights
Sunday 11 September 2016
catch report
Mixed pairs match planned for Sunday the 11th is cancelled
Friday 09 September 2016

The mixed pairs match planned for Sunday the 11th is cancelled , most of the participants are club coaches and we will be at Techniquest this weekend for their wild weekend, the club has been involved in this for the last few years and it is a good opportunity for people to find out more about our Club. The match will be back next year.

Senior Match Results 4th September, Penny's Red Hill
Monday 05 September 2016


John Calli
Dave Pike
Russell Palmer

79lb 4oz
55lb 8oz

Results of todays junior and women's competition 03 September 2016
Saturday 03 September 2016

Runner up

Junior Match
Jeven King
Conner Morrel

27.15 lb
12.10 lb

Runner up

women's Match
Donna Hoare
Micha Taylor

3.7 lb
2.15 lb

Senior Match Results
Friday 02 September 2016
Sunday 28th August, White Springs.


Dean Jay
Charlie Rawlings
Rob Michael

63 lb 8oz
63 lb 6oz
51 lb 4oz.

Junior and Ladies Competition Gribbles Covert
Friday 02 September 2016
The resceduled Junior and Ladies comp will be at Gribbles Covert this saturday. The venue will be closed to members not fishing the event from 11am till 5pm.
Llantrithyd lake directions added
Friday 02 September 2016
The Llantrithyd water page has been updated with video and image Directions. Click here to view
Glamorgan Anglers Club on the bbc
Thursday 25 August 2016
The bbc made a short clip about our records becoming public at the Glamorgan archives


Letters of appreciation.
Thursday 25 August 2016
Some of the great letters received from Glan Taff school thanking Amanda Joseph and the club for the coaching sessions.

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coaching coaching
24 hour Carp Comp - 17 th/18th September. 
Saturday 20 August 2016

The next 24 Hour Carp Comp will take place on Sues Pond, Barry. These overnight Comps are open to all Club members. For details, contact Kev Hunt via the Club web address or call 07971 252142.

Our al"lure"ing Chairman
Friday 19 August 2016
Club Chairman Richard Turner with a Cardiff Bay Perch caught on a light lure gear.
Glamorgan Anglers Club
Congratulations to the Welsh Freshwater Fishing Team
Tuusday 16 August 2016
The welsh freshwater fishing team have won the european Championships and we would like to congratulate them.
Click the image below to see the final standings
Senior Match Results
Tursday 16 August 2016
Junior and Ladies Competition, date change.
Monday 15 August 2016

The Junior and Ladies competition ‎scheduled for 10th September will now take place on Saturday 3rd September on Gribbles Covert pond. The pond will be closed between 11am and 5pm.

Waters closures 2017
Friday 12 August 2016

We will be closing 3 waters for a month next year to give the fish a well earned rest
Treoes will close 28 February to 31 March 2017
Gribbles and sues pond will close 1 April to 30 April 2017

Albert Smith Trophy 09/07/2016
Friday 12 August 2016

1st  james Dibble with 19lb 2oz
Runner up Jeven King with 16lb 7oz

Womens Match
1st Amanda Joseph with 5lb 11oz
Runner up Donna Hoare with 5lb 1oz

Lads and Dads 23/07/2016
Friday 12 August 2016

1st Brian Dickman and John Hoare with 45lb 10oz
Runners up Andrew Hoare and Oscar Williams with 24lb 10oz

Senior Match Results
Friday 12 August 2016
Catch Report best of the month
Friday 12 August 2016
Mixed Pairs competition 11th September. 
Thursday 11 August 2016

Any members who would like to enter the mixed pairs competition, please contact Amanda Joseph. Obviously we need an even mix of Ladies and Gents.
Although this event is advertised as a Competition, it is also all about having a bit of fun and meeting fellow Anglers.

Junior and Ladies Competition – Llantrythid
Wednesday 10 August 2016

Please be aware that Llantrythid is closed from 11am to 5pm Saturday 13th August for a Junior Competition.

Next 24 Hour Carp Comp – change of Venue
Monday 8 August 2016

Could members please note that the next 24 Hour Carp Comp, that was scheduled on Llantrythid on Sept 17th, will now take place on Sues Pond, Barry.

Floating islands at Sues Pond installed
Monday 8 August 2016
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sues pond
Barry Ponds – New Islands
Monday 1 August 2016

Could all members please be aware that over the next week or so, 4 small islands will be installed at Barry Ponds, 2 on Carols Pond and 2 on Sues pond. These are floating Islands that have a fish friendly mesh below them, that act as refuge for juvenile fish to hide from Cormorants. The islands are 2m x 2m each and have live plants growing on the top. They are anchored to the pond bed, so please be mindful when casting close to these islands.
These Islands were donated by NRW and if prove to be a success, we will look at deploying more on other still waters.

Keep Nets
Tuesday 26 July 2016

Until further notice, Keep Nets are not permitted on Club Still Waters other than for official Club Matches. Notices will be posted on Gates and notice boards. If you see anyone using a keep net ‎please ask them to remove it from the water. Any problems please call the head Bailiff. 

Environment Agency Testing
Tuesday 26 July 2016

We are looking to invite people to take part in a 1 hour session at Box UK's offices on Westgate Street in Cardiff to study the ease of use and design of the "buy a fishing rod license" website for the Environment Agency. There are no right or wrong answers, we're simply keen to hear your thoughts and learn how it could be further improved. You'll be supported throughout by a member of the research team and no other people will be involved. Once you have completed the study you will receive a £40 payment as a thank you for your time and participation. We have 6 positions available (including 1 spare) on Tuesday 9th August between 10am and 4.30pm. Each study would be an hour long.
If you'd like to be considered, please complete our quick survey and we'll be in touch if you are successful.

Junior and Ladies Competition. Saturday 13th August.
Sunday 24 July 2016

Llantrythid will be closed to members on Saturday 13th August between 11am and 5pm. Any members fishing an early session are asked to vacate the pond and car park by 11am.

24 hour Carp Comp. Saturday 6th August Llantrythid. 
Sunday 24 July 2016

There will be a 24 hour Carp Competition on Llantrythid. The pond will be closed from midnight Friday 5th August to 9am Sunday 7th August.

Disabled Competition Treoes Pond film
Thursday 14 July 2016
wheelchair angler at tryffid today
Sunday 10 July 2016

A great pic of a wheelchair angler at tryffid today, only possible by all the hard work done improving access to the lake.

wheelchair angler
Catch Report Highlights
Saturday 9 July 2016
Member Water Fished Best Fish
Julian Johnson Barry Ponds 25lb Mirror Carp
Christopher Stott Barry Ponds 6lb Common Carp
Andy King Bishops Pond 1lb Tench x 2
Andy King Gribbles Covert 20+ Crucian 10+Tench
Mike Towler Gribbles Covert 6lb Carp
Mike Towler Gribbles Covert 2lb Crucian Carp
David Jones Llantrithyd Lake 24lb 2oz Grass Carp
Kevin Mcclymont Llantrithyd Lake 13lb Carp
Mike Towler Llantrithyd Lake 3lb Tench
Graham Edwards St-y-nyll 3lb Tench
Graham Edwards River Taff 1lb Grayling
Andy King Treoes 17lb 12oz Mirror Carp + 14lb 6oz Common Carp
Mike Towler Treoes 4lb Bream
Gareth Greenfield Treoes 5lb 12oz Pike + 1lb 7oz Tench
Senior Match Results
Saturday 9 July 2016

12th June    Pennys, Red Hill
1st C Rawlings         86lb 8oz
2nd P White              73lb 120z
3rd J Cox                   66lb 4oz
4th R Palmer             64lb 4oz

19th June     The Sedges
1st D Jay                     107lb 6oz
2nd J Taylor                87lb 8oz
3rd J Cox                     82lb 1oz

3rd July      Cefn Mably
1st R Michael             79lb  12oz
2nd M Giddy                49lb 6oz
3rd M Entwistle          48lb

48 Hour Charity Event 2016 – Treoes pond.
Tuesday 5 July 2016

So, yet another 48 hour Charity event has been completed by Club members. This year, our Website Administrator Julian Johnson took time out to make a short video of the event and why we do it. This can be found on both the Club web Site and Facebook page.
It must be said that although we had a few less Anglers this year, with a total of 33 Anglers taking Part, which included 3 Juniors, we did manage to raise so far £3,700.00 and the total is still rising, which our chosen Charity Y Bont will let us know the final figure in a month or so. This is because we were given 2 very special items to raise money with, which were a signed Rugby Ball from Ospreys RFC which Amanda Joseph provided and a signed Photo of Wales Footballer Gareth Bale, which Darren Hunt gave us. Both these items Y Bont will auction and let us know what they raised, but it goes without saying that with the success of Wales Football Team in the Euro 16 tournament, the signed Photo will raise we hope a significant amount of money. We would also like to say thanks to Club Treasurer Mike Bishop, who on his first ever Charity Event raised an amazing £1060.00 in sponsorship.
We cannot thank everyone individually for their efforts last weekend, but praise must go to head Bailiff Brian Dickman for cooking the BBQ for us, which went down a treat.
Although the weather at times went against us, the total weight of Fish caught was well over 2500lbs and the results for the fishing were:

1st Josh Bowley – 841lbs 10oz

2nd Jeremy Smallwood – 544lbs 4oz

Ladies winner – Jenny Collins – 254lbs 2oz

Junior Winner – John Hoare – 120lbs 6oz

Best Fish – Ian Lewis – 16lbs 4oz

Thanks to everyone who took part in the event and everyone who supported us, see you all next year.
If you would like to find out more about Y Bont go to their website here or facebook page here

24 Hour Carp competition – Llantrythid Lake 6th August
Tuesday 5 July 2016

There are only 5 pegs left for the next 24 Hour Carp competition, which will be held on Llantrythid Lake Sat 6th Aug to Sun 7th Aug. For further details, please call Kev Hunt on 07971 252142

48 hour charity event film
Tuesday 5 July 2016
Bridgend Resource Centre Visit
Thursday 30 June 2016

Today we Had a fabulous visit from members of Bridgend resource Centre for the frail elderly average age 85 .
Had a fantastic time all caught lovely fish including a fantastic perch thanks to all the coaches and Carol for the cake and drinks 

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Bridgend Resource Centre
48 Hour Charity Event
Tuesday 28 June 2016

Just a reminder that Treoes will be closed from midday Friday 1st July until 4pm Sunday 3rd July. This is for this years Charity event. All members are welcome to come down to the pond over the weekend and support the event. If anyone has any raffle prizes they would like to donate, please just bring them along.

Llantrythid Lake
Friday 3 June 2016

The Lake will open to Club Members on 16th June 2016. Night Group Members are permitted to fish this water in dark hours, but due to the very limited parking will only be permitted to a 24 hour session at any time. Please book with the Head Bailiff in advance as per NFG Rules.
·         The gate at the track entrance by the farm has a club lock on it along with 2 other locks. Please ensure you lock the gate behind you when entering or leaving the site. Please also be considerate of the residents by the entrance to the track and keep all noise down to a minimum - switch car radio's ect off before getting out to unlock the gate. This gate has 3 locks on it, each of which opens the gate, obviously use the GAC one.
·         Parking is very limited and is on a first come, first served basis. The maximum number of cars allowed in the lakeside car park is 6. If members car share, this would help.
·         If the new Car Park has reached its 6 car limit when you visit, members can drop their gear at the pond, drive up to the old car park, then walking down to the pond. You may then at the end of your fishing session, return to the pond with your vehicle to collect your gear.
·         Lock all gates at all times.
·         Under no circumstances are vehicles permitted to go through the gate leading to the pond.
·         The Toilet facility will have a Club lock on it and is for members usage.
·         Parking on the trackway is not permitted at any time.
·         Day Shelters and Bivvies are to be set up on the bank opposite the Car Park and not on the Car Park bank for the time being. This is because Grass seed has been planted on the Car Park Bank and we would like to let it get established before allowing shelters to be erected on it.
·         Young Trees have been planted around the pond, please do not cut down or break off any foliage.
·         When there are Club organised events on this pond, due to parking restrictions, we will have to close the pond for these events. These will be advertised on the Club Web site in advance.

There is a strict speed limit of 5mph on the track down to the lake. Be aware that there are livestock in the field that leads down to the car park and they are sometimes reluctant to move from the track! Take extreme care.

The Club has spent a huge amount of Money to get this lake to the standard it now is, so please look after the facility and enjoy the Fishing.

2016 Charity Event - Treoes. 
Sunday 12 June 2016

This year's 48 hour Charity event will be held on Treoes Pond from midday Friday 1st July to 4pm Sunday 3rd of July. During these times the pond is closed for general fishing. All club members are welcome to come and support the event, which will mean the  Chairman will fleece you of all your change and supply you with raffle tickets in exchange. If anyone has any raffle prizes they would like to donate, then please by all means bring them along. 

There is one place available, which if any member would like to take part, please contact the head Bailiff. As this place is short notice, we would be happy to accept a donation.

Junior and Ladies Competition Results
Saturday 11 June 2016

Junior match 21.05.2016
Over 12s
Winner Finley scarlet 13.8lb
Runner Micha Tayler 7.11 lb

Under 12s
Winner James dible 20.12 lb
Runner up was Jaydn Rowley 3.10 lb

Winner Amanda Joseph 8.4 lb
Runner up Micha Tayler 7.11 lb

Junior match 04.06.2016
Over 12s
Winner Finley scarlet 14,2 lb
Runner up John hoare 10.3 lb

Under 12s
Winner kian Rowley 5.10 lb
Runner up Jaydn Rowley4.51b

Winner Amanda joseph 4.2 lb
Runner up Micha tayer 4.0 lb

Senior Match Results
Saturday 11 June 2016

Carol’s Lake                  

15th May

1st D.Pike                            
2nd C.Rawling                    
3rd S.Cother                        

66lb l4oz
41lb O4oz
40lb OOoz

Redhill (Pairs match)       

22nd May

1st R.Michael\D.Jay              
2nd D.Pike\A.Roberts             
3rd  J.Taylor\MaI Ent            

1281b l2oz
115lb 8oz
110lb 8oz

White Springs                    

29th May

1st R.Palmer                           
2nd P.White                            
3rd D.Pike                              

391b OOoz
371b O8oz
33Ib OOoz


5th June

1st  J.Tayor                              
2nd M.Towler                          
3rd  I.Stuart                             

63Ib OOoz
461b O4oz
411b OOoz

48 Hour Charity Event
Tuesday 7 June 2016

We now have a peg spare for the 48 hour event, so if anyone is interested. Please Email Paul @ or text 07804 097857

Junior and Ladies Competition Carols Pond. 04/06/2016
Saturday 4 June 2016
Barry Ponds.
Friday 3 June 2016
Due to the results received from the latest Fish Health Check that was done on the stock at Barry, Keep nets are now not permitted on Barry Ponds. (with the exception of club matches).
Junior Comp on Carols pond this Saturday
Tuesday 31 May 2016

This Saturday there is a Junior Competition on Carols pond. Pegs 1 to 20 will be closed. Reserved signs will also be on the allocated pegs.

New Llantrithyd road access map
Sunday 29 May 2016
A new road access map has been added to the Llantrithyd lake page. To see the new road access to the lake Click this link
New Catch Report Form
Friday 27 May 2016

A new menu button has been added to the website catch reports. The button takes you to a form that can be filled in. It has been added so that we can evaluate our waters and stock levels. We would like if members can take time to fill out the form after a fishing session. Our hope is that enough members participate so that we can improve all aspects of our waters.

Disabled Competition. Treoes Pond
Thursday 26 May 2016

Great day had by all, I am absolutely delighted to announce today's winner was Richie Philips
Runner up was our very own Peter Goodridge who also had biggest fish.
Big thank you for all the support from everyone to Carol for cooking fabulous bacon rolls, Dave's wife for sending some delicious cup cakes, thanks to Keith at Ewenny angling for the donation of the cap's as prizes.
Looking forward to the next one on the 14th July.
Thanks again everyone

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disabled match
24 hour Carp Comp - Sues Pond Barry.
Monday 23 May 2016

There will be a 24 hour Carp Competition on Sues Pond on Sat 28th May starting at 08.00 and finishing Sun 29th May at 09.00. All competition pegs will be identified with reserved signs.

Junior and Ladies Competition.
Saturday 21 May 2016
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junior and ladies
Work Party Cancelation
Friday 20 May 2016

Unfortunately next Thursdays work party at carols Pond Barry has been cancelled.

Awards presented at last night’s AGM
Friday 20 May 2016

Bailiff of the year Carol Edwards

Carol Edwards

Wye cup winner Dave Sturgess

Dave Sturgess
Coaching Session on Carols Pond Images
Saturday 14 May 2016
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Coaching session
Senior match results
Saturday 14 May 2016
10th April Cefn Maldy
1st Rob Michael  56lbs
2nd Mal Entwistle 47lbs 12oz
3rd John Cox 45lbs
17th April Sues Lake
1st Mal Entwistle 50lbs 12oz
2nd Dave Pike  30lbs 8oz
3rd John Cox  23lbs 12oz
Ladies Welsh Carp Fishing Team
Monday 18 April 2016

If any of our Lady Club Members would be interested in joining the Ladies Welsh Carp Fishing Team, please contact the Club Secretary.

Senior Match Away Venue Dates
Sunday, 14 February 2016 18:58

10th April              Cefn Mably

22nd May             Red Hill

29th May             White Springs

12th June             Red Hill

19th June            The Sedges

3rd July                Red Hill

17th July             White Springs

24th July             Red Hill

7th August         Cefn Mably

28th August      White Springs

4th September  Red Hill

18th September Cefn Mably

2nd October         Cefn Mably

16th October      The Sedges

30th October      Cefn Mably

20th November Cefn Mably

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