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.
All our association waters located in Wales. Please help all anglers to be allowed to fish in Wales by signing the partition below.. https://petitions.senedd.wales/petitions/244615
Membership tickets will be on sale at Handyman House, Monnow St, Monmouth, from December 1st, in time for Christmas. Membership will also be available by post. Forms and details are under the Memberships menu. After 5 years increased costs of rental charges, Club insurance and bank work etc., we have to increase our membership prices … More Membership tickets for 2021 will be available from December 1st.
A 93% decline in migratory fish in Europe since 1970. Massive Decline in Migratory Freshwater Fish Populations Could Threaten Livelihoods of Millions
About 15% of our tench in the large lake bear distinctive marks. This may be a ragged tail, fin or a scar. Sometimes symmetrical bill marks on each flank from a cormorant or goosander. Then there are the “freckled” ones with small red/orange spots in distinctive patterns. Occasionally there is a fish with a golden … More Treowen tench.
Due to covid 19 restrictions all committee meetings are now being conducted on line until further notice. Meetings will be held on the second Monday of every month at 7.30 except for August and December when we usualy take a break.
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.
A member was fishing on Dukes Water today and was quite rightly told by a salmon angler that he should not be fishing there during the salmon fishing season. He was fishing illegally. How many times do we have to say it? How big must the type face be? Is red wording not enough? There … More Lower River Wye or Dukes Water.
Micro barbed hooks. Barbless hooks. Gripz hooks. Following a recommendation from an on line reader about Pallatrax Gripz hooks, I bought some and tried them out this week. From looking at the pictures, I must admit that, at first, I was very doubtful about the claims of their hook retaining capabilities. Instead of a barb these … More Pallatrax Gripz.
The tench in our lakes are not monsters but many have recently been seen to have some serious injuries to their mouths. Like all tench they have quite soft mouth parts. Members have been observed using very strong tackle when fishing for tench on our large lake, such as is more suitable for barbel fishing … More Suitable tackle for tench.