Death on the Wye.

The water in the lower Wye has been green since early July. During the last few weeks I have measured the clarity of the water and found visibility to be down to 50 cms and occasionally, even less. When we consider that the water weed needs sunlight to grow, and that it is absolutely essential … More Death on the Wye.

Wye problems.

This hot weather combined with almost complete loss of water weed in the Wye is bad for the fish in our rivers. Do look for signs of fish in distress and inform us immediately. Sorry but we are sure you will understand that the fish come first.


You have to see this river to understand it. Almost throughout its length the Monnow it is a fast flowing, shallow river with riffles and pools between steep banks suiting trout and grayling more than coarse fish.  Our Pwllholm stretch is different because of the Osbaston weir. The weir was built at the end of … More Pwllholm.