Welshpool offers plenty of fishing opportunities. The Rivers Banwy, Vyrnwy and Camlad provide some excellent water to sharpen your fishing skills. The main species found are trout and grayling, with some stretches harbouring the likes of pike and carp.
If lake fishing is more to your fancy why not visit Moel Y Garth Pools in Guilsfield? Boasting 2 pools with Roach, Perch, Carp, Tench, Rudd and Bream. This venue is also suitable for those who require disabled access.
Another popular location is Vyrnway Reservoir- the world's second oldest man-made trout fishery, offering fishing for wild brown, stocked brown and rainbow trout.
Montgomeryshire Angling Association provides permits for these fishing venues. You can also visit Newtown Angling for any advice and information.