Some might call me a pin enthusiast, and they are probably right, but one thing I am not, is I’m not is a tackle snob. I simply like using a pin. So much so, that I use one whenever and wherever I can. Whether fishing my local lake for silvers or for for the doggedly … More Fishing the pin.
Please note that our lower Wye fishery is not open to coarse fishing during the salmon fishing season. This means we cannot fish here until October 18th. MADAS do not own the fishing rights here and this is only a concession we have enjoyed for many years. This includes from ‘The Point’ on Jubilee Fields. … More Lower Wye fishery. Dukes Water.
As from now, Friday 17th August, the temporary suspension of fishing on our rivers is removed. Enjoy your fishing. Please take the utmost care when returning a fish to the water. It is essential that, barbel particularly, are held upright and facing into the current until they become active and forcefully try to swim away. … More Fishing on rivers Wye, Trothy and Monnow.
Will newer members please be aware that a lady member of the Wheelock family (the estate owners) occasionally likes to take a short swim in Brick Kiln Lake. Her lake. Most of our members are already aware of this we are sure you will not mind taking a break or if necessarily move to a … More Brick Kiln Lake. Treowen.
Once again we hope to be bringing smiles like this back to several young people from Building Bridges of Monmouth at another Fishing Experience day at Trippenkennett lakes on Tuesday June 19th. M&DAS members. Are you available to help? The event will take place between 10.30 – 11 am and 3pm aproximately and we would … More Another fishing experience day with Building Bridges, Monmouth.
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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