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.
Our Lake Large lake at Treowen has become a very popular venue recently as its attributes are broadcasted. Lakesides, fish and the peaceful environment are beginning to suffer as a result. M & D A S committee members have agreed that we do not want to see this venue’s particularly desirable qualities spoilt. All members … More Trouble at Treowen.
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.
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 now three swims open on the little lake. 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 plus quite a few young tench, who all love sweetcorn. In the deeper two … 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.
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.
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.