With some reluctance, because water conditions still remain from ideal, we have decided to re-open our river waters to fishing again from now. Although the water temperature has dropped to around 19 degrees C, the water levels and flow rates have not noticeably improved at all. That is to say that water quality is still … More Opening our Wye Water to Fishing Again.
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.
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