Excellent fishing is to be found on the “Monty”. On most stretches, you will find a broad  selection of species including large Tench , Perch , Pike , Roach and Bream. Also, on the restored northern section, you will find Carp, Dace, Rudd and Crucian Carp.
   Some angling clubs and associations have fishing rights along the canal but a “Waterways Wanderer Permit” is obtainable from British Waterways on 01938 590079.

   On the Welsh Section, the Montgomery Angling Association  lease the fishing rights on the canal between Tirymynach (near Bank Lock Bridge 109) and School Lane, Belan  (Bridge 123).
     Anyone wishing to become a member should contact the club secretary  who will be pleased to provide details.
 Contact Mr. B. Jones, 13 Maesowen,
Welshpool, Powys, SY12 7QY;                       Tel: 01938 554971.

Day and weekly permits for this stretch are also available and for  purchase locally.

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