A cold start then spring is transformed by a week of sub tropical weather then back to normal again. As the water warmed up the tench started to feed but the lack of weed meant that when the sun was strong the fish went off the feed. With several tench comming to first time … More Treowen comes to life after a cold start to spring.
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.
Have you lost these on our waters?
Inglis Bridge is temporarily closed to road traffic 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 is from Over Monnow side … 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.
Dont even think of using this boat because it’s still chained up to the bank and nobody knows who has the key. A good looking barbel and chub swim however there’s lots of boulders down there.
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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 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.