Barbless or micro barbed hooks. Suitable rods and lines. Care when playing a tench. We have a problem at Treowen with tench receiving mouth injuries from being hooked. We probably all agree that the old type full barbed hooks do far more damage when being removed and will not come free on its own. So … More The problem. The debate.
Looking after our fish. These pictures of a tench I caught this week, and it is not my first, illustrates how there is a need to improve the welfare of the fish in our waters, most particularly in our large lake at Treowen. This tench has mouth injuries in both sides of its mouth where … More Looking after our fish.
A May afternoon by the River Troddi. Still a bit of brown water on from yesterday evening’s rain. This water of ours is hardly ever fished. Pure wild brown trout are to be found in most pools as will be the occasional chub. You probably won’t see another angler all day. Catch reports from the … More Out waters. Springtime on the Troddi.
As from next Monday, May 20th, a restriction will be placed on the number of anglers fishing on our still waters. No more than four anglers will be allowed to fish at the same time on any one of our lakes at Treowen. Should anglers arrive at a lake and find four anglers already fishing … More Treowen lakes.
There are three swims open on the little lake if they can be kept clear of weed. This lake is excellent for beginners and one swim is just wide enough for a young person and mentor. There is a large head of very obliging rudd in this lake which grow to about one pound plus … More Treowen Little Lake.
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 67 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.
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.
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.
Once again we hope to be bringing smiles like this back to several young people from Building Bridges of Monmouth at another Fishing Experience day at Trippenkennett lakes on Tuesday June 19th. M&DAS members. Are you available to help? The event will take place between 10.30 – 11 am and 3pm aproximately and we would … More Another fishing experience day with Building Bridges, Monmouth.
Inglis Bridge is still temporarily closed to road traffic although open to pedestrians, until the bridge timber decking planks and supports can be replaced. This is MOD property and we don’t know when it will be repaired, but if if funding has to be applied for, it might take some time. In the meantime access … More Inglis Bridge access to Vauxhall Fields.