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Coarse Fishing Licenses

All anglers of 12 years and over must have a Cardiff Harbour Authority Fishing Licence. Day and Annual Licences can be purchased from Channel View Leisure Centre, or any Fishing Shops in the area.

2020/2021 (April-March) prices.

Day Permits Annual Permits
Coarse Adult 8.80 Coarse Adult 50.00
Coarse Junior 4.60 Coarse Junior 25.00
Coarse Concessionary 5.00 Coarse Concessionary 33.00

All anglers aged 12 years or over, fishing for salmon, trout, freshwater fish or eels in England (except the River Tweed), Wales or the Border Esk and its tributaries in Scotland must have an Environment Agency rod licence.

Rod licences are available from Post Office outlets throughout England and Wales, online, by direct debit and over the telephone on 0844 800 5386. The phone line is open from 8.30am to 8.00pm daily from March to September and 8.30am to 6.00pm from October to February.

Cardiff Harbour Authority licences can be purchased from selected local angling stores.

Cardiff Harbour Authority Fishing Licence Suppliers:
Cardiff Rowing Centre Channel View Centre,
Jim Driscoll Way
Cardiff. CF11 7HB

Anglers Supplies

172 Penarth Road

Cardiff CF11 6NL

Arthur Bale & Sons

166a Richmond Road

Roath, Cardiff CF24 3BX

Garry Evans

105-109 Whitchurch Road

Cardiff CF14 3JQ

Green's Fishing Tackle

Bryn Road,Pontllanfraith

Blackwood, Gwent NP2 2CY

Ewenny Angling Supplies

21 Coychurch Road


Annual Club Licences

Annual club licences will be available for purchase from April. An annual club licence will allow club members to fish without holding an individual CHA licence. Anglers will be required to carry proof of their club membership.

Prices start at 500 for clubs with less than 50 members up to a maximum of 2500 for clubs with more than 500 members. Please contact our Fishing Development Officer on 029 2037 8161 for more details and a quote.