Pool Quay, Maesydd & Rhyddesgyn
DescriptionBeautiful, unspoilt, uplands river. Lots of pools and rapids, twists and turns, excellent salmon, trout and coarse fishing for chub, dace, pike, barbel and grayling.
Pool Quay (Maesydd): As for Powis Arms (see under Buttington) continue on A483 for a further mile turning right and right again down signposted track to BAA car park.
Pool Quay (Rhyddesgyn): As for above but continuing past Maesydd water to next right turn for BAA car park at Rhyddesgyn.
All gates must be kept closed. Gate Code: See BAA Membership Card
NO FISHING AT NIGHT
From Saturday 28th September 2019, an Emergency Byelaw to protect vulnerable salmon stocks on the River Severn in Wales has been introduced by Natural Resources Wales. Salmon catch and release only is allowed on the Welsh Severn.
BAA Publication Map
This picture is where you turn right off the A483 just before the left turn sign to Wern and is first right past Powis Arms pub (ignoring single track tarmaced farm tracks). Follow the lane down to where you see gateway on next picture 02.
Down lane approx one mile to gate along with new signs. Proceed through gate for about 300 metres to BAA car park.
Now at car park please park where by new sign as farmers need access on other side. The farmer is a good guy he cuts grass and it's kept very tidy. There is parking for about 12 cars.
This is the stile at end of car park, the first peg Is approx' 60 metres from stile to river.
This is the first peg approx 60 metres from car park looking down stream.
Maesydd on the loop.
20 metres down stream from previous picture, stunning water and access.
Opposite side of loop looking up stream.
Same side as Maesydd 09 but 20 metres further down stream.
Another 20 metres down from Maesydd 10 looking back up stream.
Looking down stream fabulous all round water.
Coming to wards end of the loop, fantastic trotting water.
Absolutely stunning picture taken September 2016, two salmon fisherman top end of loop and they had salmon.
Looking up stream stunning all around water.
Top of loop stunning water.
Fantastic all round water.
Stunning location with Rodney's Pier in background top of hill.
Caught by Michael Augustyniak one of many caught at Pool Quay.
One of many at Poolquay
One of over 100lb of fish today Tuesday 27th August for Barry Carpenter at Poolquay, a regular on the upper Severn. Mike and Ann Wood.
Pool Quay 01
Looking up stream from first peg.
Pool Quay 02
Looking up stream right hand side of loop fantastic trotting water, salmon, trout, chub, dace and barbel water along with good roach and perch.
Pool Quay 03
Same spot as Pool Quay 02 but looking down stream, nice access gravel areas and all pegs level with river.
Pool Quay 04
Same area as previous pictures, but a bit further down.
Pool Quay barbel
Lovely barbel 10lb 2oz caught by John Coombes regular on upper Severn. Regards Ann Wood upper Severn area bailiff.
Pool Quay chub
This is Barry Carpenter one of our bailiffs on the upper Severn with this fantastic 5lb 5oz chub. Pictures Ann Wood upper Severn bailiff
Following on from picture 14 maesydd top end of loop
Poolquay bag of chub
Nice bag chub from Poolquay for new member Paul Forshaw this one about 4.5 pounds. Ann Wood upper Severn bailiff.
River now looking good running at summer level. Lovely stretch of river good all round water.
Salmon and trout fishing fantastic water.
Same stretch as previous picture, looking back up stream.
Further down stream towards end of first field.
End of first section.
One or two early salmon fisherman about.
Middle car-park, new signs every where please only park where sign is and NOT on top of bank by river. It is approximately 40 metres from car park to first peg
Standing on top of bank /dyke looking along towards second paddock all new signs.
Lower car park, plenty of good parking.
Last car park no 3 end section.
Stile from car park to river approx 80 metres to first peg good access keep gates locked when walking along top of dyke as there are lots of sheep about.
Unexpected bream at Pool Quay
Mr Manison catching a bream of 6.5lbs along with dace, roach and chub. Picture by Ann wood upper Severn bailiff.
More locations on the Severn
- Aberbechan and Penarth
- Buttington Bridge
- Apley Estate
- Knowle Sands
- Eardington, Brook Section
- Hampton Loade Left Bank
- Hampton Loade 'B' Section
- Arley RB, LB, Harbour, Alveley, Stanley, Kinlet, Hextons Farm
- Trimpley, Northwood
- Newhalls Meadow
- Holt Fleet, Lock Island
- Grimley, Hallow
- Retreat Farm, Grimley
- Severn Stoke
- Ripple, Birds Meadow
- Deerhurst, Apperley