Author: Chris White

Erbistock Weir Removal – Update

The removal of the weir is nearly complete the photographs below show the progress made to date. The white bags mark the outline of the protective wall which will be built around the remaining sections of the weir. As the weir was listed it could not be removed totally and the two remaining sections will […]

Eirbistock Weir Removal Progress

The removal of the weir at the top of Beat 2 is in progress. They seem to be taking the weir down in stages to allow the water behind the weir i.e. on Beat 1 to disperse slowly. This has however released a lot of slit (200 + years accumulated behind the weir) and the […]

Glan Y Wern Open Day 2024

The club held its open day at Glan y Wern on Saturday 15 June 24 members, family and friends attended despite the threat of heavy rain and thunderstorms. Instruction in the art of fly fishing was undertaken by Danny Williams, an instructor from the Angling Trust who got children and adults casting a nice straight […]

Demolition of Erbistock Weir update

Work to remove the weir at the top of BYP Beat 2 will commence on Monday17 June this may cause some disruption to fishing. It should still be possible to fish the Causeway pool but the river may be discolored as the weir is breached. Most of the work will be carried out from the […]

Dee Sea Trout on the Nymph

This is a video of Czech nymphing at Groves farm (upstream of BYP beat1). The video is filmed just below and in the ‘swimming pool’. The club rented this beat for a couple of years but it was not fished by members (its a long walk from the farm!). We still have access to Beat […]

Dee Salmon

I have been sent a photograph of a springer caught in the Dee on the Pen-y-Lan beat yesterday (23/04/2024). The salmon was measured and was 32 inches which makes it approx 12lb. The Pen-y-Lan beat is some three miles downstream of our Chirk beat, time to see if any have reached Chirk as this fish […]

Hooked on Hope!

I was sent a link to a short YouTube video – HOOKED ON HOPE – A Salmon Fishing Film Set in the north-west of England, HOOKED ON HOPE gives a glimpse into the world of obsessive salmon angler, James Gilbraith, and the dedication required to be successful in the pursuit of his quarry. Whilst not […]

Chairmans Funeral 26 February 2024

Mervyn Williams 1950 – 2024 It is with great sadness that we have to advise members of the death of our Chairman Mervyn Williams.  Mervyn passed away on Monday 5 February in St Kentigern’s hospice at St Asaph following a short illness.  His funeral will take place at the Flintshire Memorial Park and Crematorium (Oakenholt Lane, […]

Bryn y Pys 2024 Rota Dates

The rota dates have now been programmed into the booking system you can down load or print a copy from the document below. Members should be aware that as part of the Dee LIFE project the weir on Beat 2 is scheduled to be removed, we don’t have a date for this yet. The work […]

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