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Gelert | Pleasure/Match (Commonwood Fishery)

Commonwood Fishery, Buck Rd, Holt, Wrexham LL13 9TF, UK

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Coarse fishing only

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Lake

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Beginner and Intermediate

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20 swims

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1 acres

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Stock: Bream, Carp, Perch, Roach and Rudd

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Commonwood Fishery is a “water for everyone” venue.

Gelert is our canal lake, it is popular with matches, pleasure anglers, and families. It has a mixed selection of Silverfish, Tench, Crucian, and Carp. The lake is fishable all through the winter.

On arrival, you will find a large car park, our Lodge Café and on-site Commonwood Tackle Shop.

The lodge is open 8 am Р5 pm every day offers a great social area for anglers to relax combined with a pleasant caf̩ serving hot and cold drinks and snacks. Free wi-fi is also available in the Caf̩. Our tackle shop has a great range of tackle, bait and gear from many of the major brands.

Directions and Access

From Chester/coast road on A483 take the slip road off for Nantwich/Wrexham Industrial Estate, at the roundabout take 2nd exit to follow along new link road, over a small roundabout then a short distance to a larger roundabout (garage on left) take the first exit, follow the road until come to Holt Lodge Hotel on right, take the turning left opposite the hotel to follow the road and a short distance, then after a bend, the fishery is on the left with a brick wall entrance, and sign on the wall.

From Oswestry area follow the Nantwich Road which will join the A483, take the slip road for Wrexham industrial estate, at the roundabout take 4th exit onto new link road, over small roundabout then a short distance to a larger roundabout (garage on left) take the first exit, follow the road until come to Holt Lodge Hotel on right, take the turning left opposite the hotel to follow the road and a short distance, then after a bend, the fishery is on the left with a brick wall entrance, and sign on the wall.

Rules

Aran, Glyndwr, Tryfan & Gelert Lakes
(match/pleasure)

  • All visitors must sign in at the cafe before going on-site
  • Only nets and mats provided by the fishery are to be used
  • Barbless hooks only
  • No keepnets (matches only)
  • No fixed leads, including helicopter and chod setups
  • No fixed feeders or elasticated feeders
  • No braided hooklinks
  • Do not leave rods unattended under any circumstances
  • All lost rigs and line must be reported to management
  • No retaining fish all fish to be returned to the water as quickly as possible
  • Fishing from designated pegs only
  • No particle baits
  • No meat – hookbait only
  • No nuts
  • No surface fishing
  • Please take all rubbish home

Anyone caught in breach of any of the above rules could be removed from the fishery and banned