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.
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.
We have almost reached our limit of 200 members. At the present rate of ticket sales this will be within this week. Once this is achieved there will be no more season or day tickets for sale until next year. A telephone call to our ticket outlet, Handyman House, might save you a wasted journey. … More Ticket sales.
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.
As you might have expected all committee meetings are now suspended until further notice. Don’t let that stop you fishing.
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.
Some of us are concerned about the numerous raw sewage discharges into the river Monnow within the town of Monmouth. This is not just a local problem and on other U K rivers the situation is often far far worse than here. It is expected that our society will be taking up the matter with … More The Scandal attached to Some of our Water Companies.
Has anybody had any success fishing the Monnow or Trothy this season? We at M & D A S committee have had no feedback from anglers this year on cathes or predation. Please let me know via this website. Peter Hunt. Chairman.
We anglers have all known for a long time about the sorry state of our rivers not meeting EU standards and rules for clean waterways but when we leave the EU our government, of which ever persuasion, will have to make a new set of U K rules. You can bet that they will be … More Now it is national news.
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.