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River Loughor Estuary - Wales.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 51° 39.767 W 004° 04.769
30U E 425338 N 5724084
Quick Description: The Remains of the old bridge on the Loughor side of the Estuary is a popular tidal, sea angling, fishing spot, with locals and visitors. There is great fishing, on the other side of the Loughor estuary for approx three miles towards Llanelli.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/17/2012 9:09:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMDHDC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Jagman714
Views: 3

Long Description:
"Another popular area for the locals are the greenbanks on the Llanelli side of the river. But visiting anglers tend use the sand both sides of the river - bottom fishing in between the road and railway bridges. Winter can be exellent for the flounder, best bait being the local harbour ragworm. Summer fishing for bass, mullet, or flounder try bottom or float fishing. Beware the crabs can be a pest when the water is warmer.

Regular species include: flounders, dabs, some plaice, bass, mullet and during the winter whiting (if cold enough). Not so regular: turbot, brill, codling, scad, mackerel, sewing...

The only method of fishing to be used here is a plain ledger with a first choice bait of mud ragworm. Failing these lugworm should produce good catches. Two hooks is the simplest form and will catch many fish. Keep both hooks below the weight so that they are on the bottom at all times. Do not wade out as this could be dangerous should you step into a gully/pill and very often the flat fish will be behind a long distance caster. The fish here move in with the tide as it creeps shoreward, 2lb flounders have been caught in 5 inches of water. At the right time of the year catches can be very good with heavy bags taken. Average fish size in some parts are over 2lb. The village of Wernffrwd is an area that is capable of producing large bass late in the year. Favorite bait is soft crab, ledgered close to the bottom."

Source see River Loughor :-
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World Forum Info on Loughor Estuary :-http://www.worldseafishing.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1261
Recommended tackle: Pier Rod, or Beach Rod

Recommended fishing methods:
Single or Double hook with local Rag Worm, & Day glow beads or Pearls on trace, for Flounders & Dabs.


Boat required: no

Catch and Release Only: no

FlyFishing Only: no

USGS Real-Time Water Data: [Web Link]

Parking or Launch Coordinates: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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