Lake History



A Jewel in the Crown @ 1043ft nestled within the Clwydian Mountain range said to be the highest Carp Fishery in Wales.


1783 Mapping records show a wetland area with peat island. 

1951 Peat extraction created a small dam and flooded the wetland to create a 12 acre lake used for supplying water to livestock and farm sawmill.

1970 -  Small fish rearing pools below Llyn Gweryd.

1971 - 1981 Llyn Gweryd operated as club trout fishery. 

1982 - Lake drained all fish removed.

1984 - Lake naturally refilled.

1986 - Restocked with Leney and Sutton Carp to 19lbs and for the past 33yrs the fish have been breeding and maturing giving us a good stock of 1500+ Carp.

2016 - New owners, Johanna Hedberg & Tim Smith decided to close the lake to give the fish a well earned break and to start the long over due renovation works.

2017 - April fishery open. 

2018 - Over due bankside maintenance and facilities. 125 x 2lb brown trout introduced to help reduce silvers. 

2019 - Old Bivvi hut renovations completed, NRW flood upgrade works completed.

2020 - 22 x New single & Double pegs. Card payments only.

2021 - Aeration system installed, Light & Wind tunnels created. 




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