Is your river clean?Well the Wye is a lot cleaner than some rivers in the UK but this does this make it ok?You can now track CSOs ( combined sewage overflows) all over the UK now on this website. Well what they own up to.But this does not include pollution from agricultural origins or what … More CSOs or sewage pollution in our rivers.
From Mark Drakeford’s announcement today, from tomorrow we can resume fishing our waters provided they only involve a local journey, just in time for the last day in the season for course fishing on the Wye which is Sunday. Local means that we can drive up to 5 miles but more if necessary to the … More Fishing Again.
Membership tickets will be on sale at Handyman House, Monnow St, Monmouth, from December 1st, in time for Christmas. Membership will also be available by post. Forms and details are under the Memberships menu. After 5 years increased costs of rental charges, Club insurance and bank work etc., we have to increase our membership prices … More Membership tickets for 2021 will be available from December 1st.
A 93% decline in migratory fish in Europe since 1970. Massive Decline in Migratory Freshwater Fish Populations Could Threaten Livelihoods of Millions
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.
Due to covid 19 restrictions all committee meetings are now being conducted on line until further notice. Meetings will be held on the second Monday of every month at 7.30 except for August and December when we usualy take a break.
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.
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.
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.