You have reached one of the most popular coarse and trout fishing clubs in the region offering fishing on three lakes and three rivers. For 67 years we have remained a not for profit organisation offering fishing for people at affordable prices. We can offer, and do regularly provide free help for beginners, and even … More Welcome to Monmouth and District Angling Society.
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.
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.
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.