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.
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 and supports 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 … 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.
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.
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.
Committee member Phil Robinson had a day to remember on Treowen’s carp pool yesterday, 31st July, with three big rudd, two over two pounds and one just under, caught on slow sinking bread flake. He also caught several carp but what a surprise to see rudd this size caught here.
A lot of work has been done at Treowen lately. We have tidied up the banks around the carp lake without removing too much cover. With the help of John Wheelock and his chain saw last year, and this year (2018) we opened up the new path through the woods from the field by the … More Treowen. Access to the Large Lake.
Another successful ‘introduction to Angling’ day. On May 31st Monmouth and District Angling Society entertained several young ladies from the local youth group, ATTIK, of Monmouth, by providing a hands on introduction to fishing on the club’s waters at Treowen. Fishing the ‘little lake’ they all caught fish for the first time in their lives. All … More Fishing the Treowen lakes with the ATTIK