Fishing the Treowen lakes with the ATTIK

Another successful ‘introduction to Angling’ day. On May 31st Monmouth and District Angling Society entertained several young ladies from the local youth group, ATTIK, of Monmouth, by providing a hands on introduction to fishing on the club’s waters at Treowen. Fishing the ‘little lake’ they all caught fish for the first time in their lives. All … More Fishing the Treowen lakes with the ATTIK

Treowen large lake.

  Treowen large lake. Update. Early indications are that stocks of rudd, roach and perch have suffered a massive hit over the last winter. The absence of and dead fish in the water rules out fish mortality due to pollution or poisoning. This leaves predation by goosander and cormorants as the most likely reason. The … More Treowen large lake.

Past catches and the rise and fall of the R Monnow.

Hon’ Secretary, Peter Brundret, turned up this undated ‘Meritorious Catch List’ from his M&DAS archives, reproduced below. In reading it we should bear in mind that in those days, early 1990’s we think, we had no still waters. Only stretches of rivers Monnow and Wye. Regrettably no other details are available.         … More Past catches and the rise and fall of the R Monnow.

Upper Hadnock Road.

Bank access. Improvements and maintenance programmes. Hadnock Road. Some M&DAS committee members are to go to Upper Hadnock Road next Tuesday, 2nd May, to pick out fishing places that are in need of renovation and to make some new ones in preparation for a work party at a later date. Subject to weather, and river … More Upper Hadnock Road.