Fishing Again.

From Mark Drakeford’s announcement today, from tomorrow we can resume fishing our waters provided they only involve a local journey, just in time for the last day in the season for course fishing on the Wye which is Sunday. Local means that we can drive up to 5 miles but more if necessary to the … More Fishing Again.

Membership tickets for 2021 will be available from December 1st.

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.

Treowen tench.

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.

Committee meetings.

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.

Rule 44 amendment.

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.  

Pallatrax Gripz.

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.