Author: Chris White

Fishing Tackle for Sale

The following items are being sold on behalf of one of our members who, due to ill health, can no longer fish. The sea fishing rods need a good clean but are serviceable. I am still in the process of cataloguing items so there is more to follow. If you are interested in any of […]

Wales debate on salmon populations

There was a debate in the Welsh Senedd on Wednesday 10 May to bring the Welsh Government up to date on the plight of salmon and sewin stocks in Wales. The debate was sponsored by Huw Iranca Davies, the present salmon champion in the Welsh Government. You can listen to this debate on Senedd TV […]

North Wales Rivers Trust – newsletter

There are often comments from anglers that work carried out by rivers trusts is not doing enough for anglers – this is not their role! The role of rivers trusts is to develop and work on projects that restore river habitat and improve water quality this, in the longer term, will enable fish populations to […]

Ribble Rivers Trust Fishing Passport

Nick Greary sent some information about the Ribble Trust Fishing passport scheme. The passport scheme has Salmon & Sea trout fishing for £15/ rod/day, Trout fishing is £5/ rod / day. Nick says he has fished the Mitton beat a couple of years ago and had x2 very nice Sea Trout. For trout fishing:- Bashall […]

Support the Fish Legal Petition

Please Help! Fish Legal.Environmental Information Regulations 2004 are on a list of legislation that DEFRA is scrapping as part of a Bill currently progressing through Parliament.Fish Legal want to show how many Angling Clubs and individual anglers oppose their right to information about water company pollution and abstraction being taken away. We are hoping all […]


There is a survey being carried out at the moment to gather public support for the release of beavers into the wild in Wales. It is probable that the results of this survey will be used by the Welsh Government to justify releasing beavers into the wild and giving them protective status – as happened […]

Electric Fence at Chirk

An electric fence has been erected at the entrance to Chirk (see photo) to keep horses away from the farm. Members will need to unclip the fence to proceed down the track, please take care when doing this to avoid getting an electric shock. The issue with respect to grazing horses at Chirk is still […]

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