If I have to distance myself from others, what better way to do it. Two pairs of tufted duck have dropped into the large lake in the last couple of days. A king fisher is back, a family of four buzzards circling in the blue sky, ravens and all the usual … More Treowen, March 23rd.
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.
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.
Some might call me a pin enthusiast, and they are probably right, but one thing I am not, is I’m not is a tackle snob. I simply like using a pin. So much so, that I use one whenever and wherever I can. Whether fishing my local lake for silvers or for for the doggedly … More Fishing the pin.
From April 1st under 17’s will be able to apply for a free rod licence. However, they cannot fish without carrying one. Although it is free, they are expected to produce a licence when asked. Read more about this and other changes here
The Monmouth and District Angling Society (M&DAS) has leased the coarse fishing rights on the Lower Wye from the Beaufort Estate since the 1960’s. The terms of this lease agree that “No Coarse Fishing shall be undertaken by M&DAS during the local salmon season”. The game fishing rights remained with the Estate under the management … More Fishing Rights on the Lower Wye – The Duke’s Water