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Llŷn Angling

Llŷn Angling

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A guide to fishing on Dinas Dinlle Beach

Dinas Dinlle Beach: Coastal Charm

Location: Dinas Dinlle Beach is situated on the northern coast of the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, Wales. It lies approximately 5 miles southwest of Caernarfon and overlooks Caernarfon Bay.

Length and Composition: This picturesque beach stretches for approximately 2 miles (3.2 kilometres). Its composition features golden sands, rocky outcrops, and dunes, creating a diverse coastal landscape that attracts both anglers and beachgoers alike.

Aspect: Facing northwest towards Caernarfon Bay, Dinas Dinlle Beach offers stunning views of the sea and Snowdonia mountain range. Its tranquil atmosphere and natural beauty make it a popular destination for anglers seeking both relaxation and exciting fishing opportunities.

Fishing at Dinas Dinlle Beach:

Spring: March to May

During spring, Dinas Dinlle Beach attracts a variety of fish species, including bass, flounder, and mackerel. Anglers can have success using lures such as spinners or soft plastics for bass and mackerel. Bottom fishing with baited rigs using ragworms or lugworms is effective for targeting flounder.

Summer: June to August

Summer brings an abundance of mackerel to the waters around Dinas Dinlle Beach. Anglers can enjoy fast-paced mackerel fishing sessions using feathered lures or small strips of mackerel. Bass remain active, particularly around rocky areas. Lures such as spinners or soft plastics work well for bass.

Autumn: September to November

Autumn presents opportunities to target species like bass and flatfish. Lure fishing with jigs or plugs can entice bass, while bottom fishing with baited rigs is effective for targeting flatfish like plaice and flounder. Mackerel may still be present in the waters, providing additional excitement for anglers.

Winter: December to February

In winter, anglers can still find success fishing at Dinas Dinlle Beach for species like cod and whiting. Bottom fishing with baited rigs using squid or mackerel can yield results with cod and whiting. Fishing during slack tide periods or during the incoming tide can be productive.

Best Times to Fish:

  • Consult local tide charts to determine the best times to fish, as many species are more active during incoming or outgoing tides.
  • Early mornings and late evenings are often the most productive times for fishing, especially during the warmer months.
  • Pay attention to weather conditions and plan fishing trips accordingly to ensure safety and comfort.

Experience the beauty of Dinas Dinlle Beach and enjoy the thrill of angling amidst the natural splendour of the Welsh coastline, where every season brings new opportunities and unforgettable experiences for anglers of all levels.

See what fish the Three Herrings SAC have landed at this venue over the years.

The report below shows the number of each species of fish that was caught and recorded in the Three Herrings SAC matches held during any selected year or years. The information is updated after each match*.

You can select a single year or a range of years and even specify which months of the year are included in the report using the Report Options below.

To select a specific league year to report on, select an option from the Start Year list. To select a range of years, select a Start Year first then select an End Year from the other list.

Select the month or months you want to include or exclude from the report by clicking or tapping in the boxes below**.

** At least one month must be selected.

The table below is compiled from 2 matches held at this venue, with 15 anglers taking part.

Species Total

* The table above is for information only. It represents the results of the Three Herrings SAC club matches. It is by no means an exhaustive list of the species that can be caught in the area. Nor is it indicative of the relative abundance of any particular species.