Author: Chris White

Pink Salmon invasion!

If you follow the editorial on you will have seen the follwoing; Kind correspondents have been sending me pictures of the Pink salmon invasion (no less) on many Norwegian rivers. By corralling and trapping, involving ingenious netting techniques and huge trapping constructions, the affected rivers are trying to catch and kill for food every […]

Bryn Y Pys Beats on Google Maps

The estate has created a map of the BYP beats on Google maps. Click this is the link: BYP beat 1-4 (beat 3 needs some updates/clarification) – Google My Maps and it will take you to the map. The map shows each beat, names the pools and where to park but you will need to […]

Consultation on unlimited fines for polluters

The Environment Agency launched a consultation yesterday (15 Aug) on the proposals for unlimited fines for the worst polluters, you can find the consultation by clicking this link: Extending civil sanction variable monetary penalty powers – Environment Agency – Citizen Space ( scroll to the bottom of the page and then click “Online Survey”. Below […]

Catch and release tips

The Scottish Dee fisheries board recently published the following advice for anglers, this equally applies to the Welsh Dee. When ever possible keep fish in the net and do not remove them from the water. On netting a fish cut the leader and put your rod down (out of harms way) you then have both […]

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 […]

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