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.
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.