Reel Angler

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

Treowen starts up.

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.

M&DAS Membership from Shire Hall, Monmouth.

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.

Every journey has to begin somewhere. Same for MADAS.

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.

Fishing the pin.

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.