It has been announced that people who live in Wales can now resume fishing in Wales but only to fish locally and if this is part of your local exercise. Don’t ask me what the definition of ‘locally’ is or if fishing falls within the definition of exercise. Look for clarification from Welsh government, police … More It’s official. We can now fish in Wales. But not everyone.
Surely it can’t be long now before we are once more allowed to fish our waters in Wales. If you need a ticket they are now available again from Handyman House, Monmouth, but payment has to be contactless. Handy man house make no profit from fishing ticket sales so please try and purchase something else … More Tickets.
The following new temporary fishing rules were agreed at our June committee meeting and will take effect immediately. All our waters. Rule 30. Anglers found to be fishing on any of our waters without a day or season membership will no longer be asked to purchase a day ticket. Instead they will be asked to … More Important Temporary Rule Changes. New society bylaws.
You have reached one of the most popular coarse and trout fishing clubs in the region offering fishing on three lakes and three rivers. For 67 years we have remained a not for profit organisation offering fishing for people at affordable prices. We can offer, and do regularly provide free help for beginners, and even … More Welcome to Monmouth and District Angling Society.
A reminder about litter. All of our waters are fishable at the discretion of the land owners. We will not tolerate the leaving of litter, line or and rubbish behind on their land and our waters. People who do so bring our society and anglers generally into disrepute. If we identify any person who leaves any … More Litter.
There appears to be a few of our members, perhaps new members, who are unfamiliar with where our waters start and Glamorgan Anglers finish. The demarkation is “opposite Malley Brook”. We know that this is not an obvious landmark when the trees are in leaf but we do have a sign on a tree at … More Hadnock Road Monmouth.
Our society’s insurers have made it a requirement that we take certain measures to ensure that safe practices are put in place to cope with the covid 19 risk of infection whilst we are fishing. This involved a risk assessment. Without this our insurance might be invalidated. Whilst season ticket holders or day ticket members … More Covid 19 and insurance.
If I have to distance myself from others, what better way to do it. Two pairs of tufted duck have dropped into the large lake in the last couple of days. A king fisher is back, a family of four buzzards circling in the blue sky, ravens and all the usual … More Treowen, March 23rd.
As you might have expected all committee meetings are now suspended until further notice. Don’t let that stop you fishing.
The water is still cold in all these lakes, 10 deg two days ago. A few rudd and the occasional roach are to be caught but no tench yet. Some carp were caught last week from Brick kiln lake. The fields are extremely muddy with pockets of standing water in places as this clay soil … More Social distancing at Treowen lakes.
There is no government advice that says we must not go fishing. Below is the only semi official advice that I have found. Common sense says that social distancing or even isolation on the bank of a river or lake tens, if not hundreds, of metres from the nearest person whilst getting exercise, fresh air … More
Treowen. Please note the amendment to rule 44 that is effective from Last Monday, 18th January. This allows 2 rods to be used on Brick Kiln Lake otherwise known as the Carp Lake. The single rod only part of the rule still applies to the other lakes.