Long time M & D A S member Daren Davis, has started an on line fishing magazine, Reel Angler. The second edition is now published this month, April. Some how Daren has managed to get many very well known anglers, and some not so well known, to submit very interesting articles about their fishing experiences, … More Reel Angler
You have reached one of the most popular coarse and trout fishing clubs in the region offering fishing on three lakes and three rivers. For 166 years we have remained a not for profit organisation offering fishing for people at affordable prices. We can offer, and do regularly provide free help for beginners, and even … More Welcome to Monmouth and District Angling Society.
Anthony Roberts had a good afternoon with the tench on Tuesday so our lakes are starting up early thanks to this warm spell that we are enjoying. Below is is my first tench this year. The reel is a Grice and Young Avon Royal Supreme from the 60’s / 70’s, I aquired in December, and … More Treowen starts up.
Please be aware that as from March 25th, 2019, day and season membership tickets will no longer be available from the Tourist information Office, Shire Hall, Monmouth. As from this date, in Monmouth, tickets will be sold at Handyman House, Monnow Street, Monmouth. More details can be found on our website on the ‘Membership’ page. … More M&DAS Membership from Shire Hall, Monmouth.
This spring the EA will decide upon the future of the course fishing closed season on rivers. In this article you can read about the ‘research’ work, the ‘evidence’ submitted to and universally accepted by a consultative panel of experts so far, and the arguments for and against. By reading this you will understand that … More The great debate. Rivers closed season.
On the July 14th 1952 a meeting was held at the Bull Inn, Monmouth (now the Punch House) where four friends decided to form the Monmouth and District Angling Society. There has always been some first class angling in the area, particularly for salmon, and local angling had become very much the preserve of those … More Every journey has to begin somewhere. Same for MADAS.
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.
Please note that our lower Wye fishery is not open to coarse fishing during the salmon fishing season. This means we cannot fish here until October 18th. MADAS do not own the fishing rights here and this is only a concession we have enjoyed for many years. This includes from ‘The Point’ on Jubilee Fields. … More Lower Wye fishery. Dukes Water.
As from now, Friday 17th August, the temporary suspension of fishing on our rivers is removed. Enjoy your fishing. Please take the utmost care when returning a fish to the water. It is essential that, barbel particularly, are held upright and facing into the current until they become active and forcefully try to swim away. … More Fishing on rivers Wye, Trothy and Monnow.
Will newer members please be aware that a lady member of the Wheelock family (the estate owners) occasionally likes to take a short swim in Brick Kiln Lake. Her lake. Most of our members are already aware of this we are sure you will not mind taking a break or if necessarily move to a … More Brick Kiln Lake. Treowen.