We have all caught eels by mistake and found them deeply hooked but I never knew how dangerous it is to the eel. I don’t purposely fish for eels, but now I would certainly hope never to catch one unintentionally again. This is so important and now they are an endangered species, even more so. … More Eels and unhooking problems.
We have just learnt this albeit a bit late for some.“Hadnock Road will be subject to intermittent road closure managed by traffic lights, during the removal of diseased Ash trees. Precise dates when this work will be undertaken are not available so please be prepared for the inconvenience.” We are advised that the work should … More Hadnock Road closures.
Opened in November 2020 in part of the old shop that was Wye Tackle is the new angling shop to Ross on Wye, Badgers Bait.https://badgersbaitandgifts.co.uk/
The water in the lower Wye has been green since early July. During the last few weeks I have measured the clarity of the water and found visibility to be down to 50 cms and occasionally, even less. When we consider that the water weed needs sunlight to grow, and that it is absolutely essential … More Death on the Wye.
We have decided to remove the restriction and open our stretch of the Wye again forthwith. Please be aware that not much has changed with the water conditions in the Wye so the fish will still require careful playing and handling to reduce stress and maintain them in a healthy condition. Water temperatures have only … More River Wye is open again to existing members.
Accompanied by his father, Warren, and society chairman Peter Hunt, 11 year old Lea Fielding got his first taste of fishing on Friday. The venue was M & D A S’s Little Lake on Treowen estate, and it didn’t disappoint. Even though Leo had never fished before he quickly picked up the very basics of … More Another young man gets hooked.
This hot weather combined with almost complete loss of water weed in the Wye is bad for the fish in our rivers. Do look for signs of fish in distress and inform us immediately. Sorry but we are sure you will understand that the fish come first.
Due to the popularity of our new online membership application facility and a national increase in people taking up or returning to angling, membership of our society has reached our limit of 200 members for the second year running. No more day or annual tickets will be sold through Handyman House or online. All members … More Memberships for 2021 is closed.
You have to see this river to understand it. Almost throughout its length the Monnow it is a fast flowing, shallow river with riffles and pools between steep banks suiting trout and grayling more than coarse fish. Our Pwllholm stretch is different because of the Osbaston weir. The weir was built at the end of … More Pwllholm.
Thos particular M and D A S water of yours is seriously under-fished. Have you ever you fancied fishing a bit of river that probably has hardly been fished before in a wild pristine environment of peace and tranquility where it is extremely unlikely that you will see another person all day, then have a … More Idyllic un-fished M and D A S water on the Monnow.