I took my 6 year old granddaughter to the lake on Wednesday to introduce her to fishing. I had dug out my old Hardy Fiber Light 8ft spinning rod and found an old Michell reel along with a box containing some floats. Having set the rod up in the car park we walked to the […]
Author: Chris White
Salmon have been seen running through several beats today, from all accounts there seem to be quite a few around Newbridge. It may be a good time to be fishing at Rhagatt!!
Some of you may already have seen this video which was taken on the Wye and identifies the damage that is being done due to pollution. This is not just happening on the Wye all of our rivers are suffering. The video is just over 1 hour in length, watch and weep!
NRW has issued a briefing note following reports of salmon with red skin disease, this is not a new issue as it has been seen over the past 10 years, the note from NRW can be downloaded by clicking the link below:
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It seems that it will be some time before the B5605 affecting the access to Chirk and Howards beats is re-opened due to the estimated cost of between £500K and £1M as the Welsh Government have said they wont contribute to the costs and Wrexham Council don’t have the funds. It could be that as […]
The North Wales Rivers Trust is working hard improving river habitat across the Gwynedd region which includes the Clwyd and Elwy, you can see the work the Trust carries out on their website: North Wales Rivers Trust | Creating a better environment . The Trust is run by volunteers at their own expense. Most of […]
The video below is 45 minutes long. The first part shows fishing on the Spey in April by some Swedish anglers the dialogue is in Swedish/Norwegian with sub titles. The final part is about fish farming and the damage these farms are causing to the environment and wild fish stocks, whilst the video is 45 […]
During the winter storms a Willow which overhung the Dynamite pool split and fell across the river. Over two Fridays we have now removed the tree. On the first Friday we removed as much brash as possible taking advantage of the low water conditon to reach most of the branches. The second Friday saw Commander […]
The video below is for the ‘Whooshh’ system used in Canada and the US to lift salmon over hydro dams, I doubt we will ever see these installed on our rivers but we live in hope!