You have to see this river to understand it. Almost throughout its length the Monnow it is a fast flowing, shallow river with riffles and pools between steep banks suiting trout and grayling more than coarse fish. Our Pwllholm stretch is different because of the Osbaston weir. The weir was built at the end of … More Pwllholm.
Thos particular M and D A S water of yours is seriously under-fished. Have you ever you fancied fishing a bit of river that probably has hardly been fished before in a wild pristine environment of peace and tranquility where it is extremely unlikely that you will see another person all day, then have a … More Idyllic un-fished M and D A S water on the Monnow.
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.
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.
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.
The following new temporary fishing rules were agreed at our June committee meeting and will take effect immediately. All our waters. Rule 30. Anglers found to be fishing on any of our waters without a day or season membership will no longer be asked to purchase a day ticket. Instead they will be asked to … More Important Temporary Rule Changes. New society bylaws.