Every journey has to begin somewhere. Same for MADAS.

On the July 14th 1952 a meeting was held at the Bull Inn, Monmouth (now the Punch House) where four friends decided to form the Monmouth and District Angling Society. There has always been some first class angling in the area, particularly for salmon, and local angling had become very much the preserve of those … More Every journey has to begin somewhere. Same for MADAS.

Fishing the pin.

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.

Another fishing experience day with Building Bridges, Monmouth.

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.

NRW meets MADAS.

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.

Chemicals in pesticides are affecting our fish.

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.