It doesn't matter if you spell it it Tywi or Towy, nor does it matter whether you use the English or the Welsh spelling (Afon Tywi for those not familiar): this magnificent river is one of the two rivers that flows through Wales in its entirety. Dammed in 1972 and also the subject of a tragic disaster in 1987, the River Towy has quite a rich history, but even richer is the fishing that can be enjoyed in a variety of locations along its luscious and 75-mile-long banks. There are plenty of opportunities throughout the year to catch a variety of fish - from Brown Trout to Salmon - so why not have a look at our River Towy Fishing article to read a little about the best fishing locations along the river, as well as the kinds of fish that one can expect to catch there.
Without doubt one of the best fishing locations in the whole of Wales
Abercothi is located just outside the town of Carmarthen. The Abercothi estate offers up around three miles of the River Towy for fishermen at several prime fishing times throughout the year.
A market town situated in the East of Carmarthenshite
A market town situated in the East of Carmarthenshite.
The stretches of the river that pass above and below Llandovery are some of the most bountiful locations any Sea Trout or Salmon fisherman could hope for, so this article talks a little about the fishing there, as well as some useful information.
Fish of Towy
The Towy has a remarkable number of locations that are perfect for fishing
It is of course famous for its Sea Trout - specifically the species of Salmo trutta, with the Towy being famous for the large quantity of 10lb+ catches of the this species every season.
Towy Fishing Apps
With so many locations to experience on the Towy, you may need some guidance on the best fishing locations.
We detail a number of helpful fishing apps that are perfect for fisherman of all levels of experience; these can be used on the go with much more convenience than any webpage-based services.