Bank erosion has steadily narrowed the grass strip between the path and the steep bank into the river making it dangerous in wet conditions. It also meant that any new steps constructed down to fishing levels would have to be cut into the existing path. We decided that a new foot path two metres in … More Hadnock Road new path.
Monday 12th March sees us change our meeting place from The Three Fishes to The Royal Oak public house on the Hereford Road, Monmouth. The meeting room will be available to us from 7pm for a 7.30 start. We will be discussing our proposed new policies for on-line day tickets and for annual membership plus … More A new venue for M&DAS committee meeting.
Inglis Bridge is still temporarily closed to road traffic although open to pedestrians, until the bridge timber decking planks 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 for vehicles … More Inglis Bridge access to Vauxhall Fields.
Hon’ Sec’ Peter Brundret talking all things Monno with Richard Shepherd and Mark Samuels from NRW last Monday, Feb 5th, on this beautiful stretch of our society water below the broken wier, Vauxhall Fields. For further details why not attend the committee meeting on Monday evening at the Three Horseshoes PH.
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According to this latest article by AT neonicotinoids are now affecting the fish in our rivers and even, of all places, in the river Troddi. The report does not mention our other two rivers, the Monno and the Wye but were they monitored? Apparently not, because, only when under pressure from environmental groups did the … More Chemicals in pesticides are affecting our fish.
Not looking like your classic tench weather but as it turned out this cold May morning was one of the most memorable for Anto in 2017. First a six pounder. Then a five.
Treowen, Tench Lake. If the Brick Kiln lake deserves being called “The Carp Lake” then Treowen’s large lake should be known as “The Tench Lake”. Each year the tench fishing gets better but it’s never simple or predictable. This lake always seems to be a bit of a late starter but once it gets going, … More Carp pool. Tench lake.
We have all seen cormorant and goosander on our waters and thought ‘what can I do? ‘ These birds have devastated what was left of fish stocks on our section of the Monnow and, diring the winter 2017-8, on the Large Lake at Treowen. Thankfully things have not been so bad at Treown last … More Predation on our waters.
Treowen, Tench Lake. If a lake deserves being called “The Carp Lake” then Treowen’s large lake should be known as “The Tench Lake”. Each year the tench fishing gets better but it’s never simple or predictable. This lake always seems to be a bit of a late starter but once it gets going, it goes … More Carp pool. Tench lake.