Glan y Wern Work Party -boat removal

A big thank you to Jonathan Moores, Stephen White, Ian Macdonald, John Evans and Chris White who attend the lake yesterday (26 Sept) to remove the boats ready for winter. Once the boats had been safety stored a barbeque lunch was provided for everyone. The last day the lake is available for fishing is Friday […]

Club meeting dates

The next club meeting on Monday 16 October at Heswall Squash club commencing at 7:30pm. The club AGM is on Monday 20 November, it is important that members make every effort to attend this meeting which will commence at 7:30pm at the Heswall Squash club. Can you put the following club meeting dates in your […]

Monomaster Waste Fishing Line Collector

When you change your leader what do you do with the waste bit? There is a clever device called Monomaster which allows you to quickly and safely store the leader until you get home when you can dispose of it. The video below shows how this works. These are available from Sportfish if you are […]

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 […]

Rhagatt Hall – Camp Site

The farm is again open for wild camping this is now restricted to long weekends i.e. Friday to Sunday commencing Friday 28 July until Sunday 20 August. You can find more information on the Pitchup website: The Llama Farm, Corwen – Updated 2023 prices | where you will note they say no swimming in […]

Pink Salmon in Our Rivers

The threat of pink salmon means that our already critically endangered Atlantic salmon are in very serious ecological crisis. The sudden increase in pink salmon stocks in northern Norway seen in 2021 and increased reporting of this non-native species in UK rivers in recent years is of particular concern.  The presence of large numbers of […]

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 […]

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