As you might have expected all committee meetings are now suspended until further notice. Don’t let that stop you fishing.
The water is still cold in all these lakes, 10 deg two days ago. A few rudd and the occasional roach are to be caught but no tench yet. Some carp were caught last week from Brick kiln lake. The fields are extremely muddy with pockets of standing water in places as this clay soil … More Social distancing at Treowen lakes.
There is no government advice that says we must not go fishing. Below is the only semi official advice that I have found. Common sense says that social distancing or even isolation on the bank of a river or lake tens, if not hundreds, of metres from the nearest person whilst getting exercise, fresh air … More
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.
Monmouth and District Angling Society has hardly ever had cause for concern over litter deliberately left on banks, until very recently. In one swim alone, the lowest and new swim on Hadnock Road, I have twice had to remove litter and at least one other member has also removed a carrier bag full. As all … More Litter at Hadnock Road
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.
Following public consultation the Environment Agency has decided to RETAIN the closed season on rivers. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/close-season-retained-following-public-consultation?fbclid=IwAR0DpDTxxJXav-YIvWs7usQ6wxm5ZUTNwSnFhwYV1q4AhVj0oGHzMtt2QMA
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.