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 166 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.
At the committee meeting last night we were all in ageement that fishing for barbel in this weather and with the current river conditions should be temporarily suspended until the weather and river conditions improve significantly. It was gratifying to learn that all the members present who fish for barbel and several that weren’t, have … More A temporary suspension of barbel fishing on our waters.
On the agenda tonight will be barbel mortalities on the River Wye. Should we suspend fishing for barbel on our waters until the river has time to recover? Come along and have your say. If you can’t make it you can comment here.
A responsible member has this evening reported seeing dead barbel from the Wye Bridge in Monmouth. This matter has been reported to NRW by the writer, and to give them all due respect, they replied to me three times within 45 minutes. First the incident team advised me that the issue had been reported to … More Barbel fatalities on the River Wye.
June the 16th is nearly upon us and with the new season on the river Wye starting on a Saturday there could be a lot of peolpe wanting to fish at Hadnock Road. New members should be aware that the difficulties posed by steep bank sides and large shallow areas covered in in weed there … More A new season is nearly upon us.
Will newer members please be aware that a lady member of the Wheelock family (the estate owners) occasionally likes to take a short swim in Brick Kiln Lake. Her lake. Most of our members are already aware of this we are sure you will not mind taking a break or if necessarily move to a … More Brick Kiln Lake. Treowen.
Once again we hope to be bringing smiles like this back to several young people from Building Bridges of Monmouth at another Fishing Experience day at Trippenkennett lakes on Tuesday June 19th. M&DAS members. Are you available to help? The event will take place between 10.30 – 11 am and 3pm aproximately and we would … More Another fishing experience day with Building Bridges, Monmouth.
A reminder. Committee meetings are held at 7.30 pm on the second Monday of the month at The Royal Oak PH, Hereford Road, Monmouth. Due to holidays there may be a break in August. This will be advised here. We will not normally post a notification of regular meetings unless there is something of extra … More Committee meeting tonight.
A cold start then spring is transformed by a week of sub tropical weather then back to normal again. As the water warmed up the tench started to feed but the lack of weed meant that when the sun was strong the fish went off the feed. With several tench comming to first time … More Treowen comes to life after a cold start to spring.
Bank erosion has steadily narrowed the grass strip between the path and the steep bank into the river making it dangerous in wet conditions. It also meant that any new steps constructed down to fishing levels would have to be cut into the existing path. We decided that a new foot path two metres in … More Hadnock Road new path.