Map of the salmon pools of the Welsh Dee compiled by Nigel Houldsworth for the Welsh Dee Trust. The map shows beat boundaries and named pools with illustrations. Map measures 100 x 35 cm. It costs £31 and is available from the Welsh Dee Trust shop by clicking this link: Map of the salmon pools […]
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 […]
It might be complete coincidence but those thinking about booking rods on Chirk, Howard’s, Wynnstay, Rhagatt or the Junction might be interested to know that for the past few years the salmon have turned up on the Middle and Upper Dee around the second week in June……so any time now!
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 […]
In the past we have encouraged members either not fishing or wishing to move to another beat to cancel out to enable other members to take up the vacancy, especially on popular beats. There have been indications that this was being abused by a small minority. Members are still encouraged to cancel bookings that they […]
A few sea trout have been taken on the Clwyd/Elwy system even before the recent rain and this must have encouraged a few more to run.
Due to the road closure access to Howards Beat is only possible from Ruabon, there is no access if you are travelling from the A5. The wooden gate at the top of Howard’s (just past the houses) has been replaced by a more manageable metal gate. There is a combination padlock on the gate with […]
Could members using a boat at Glan y Wern please ensure that they leave the boat clean, properly moored (locked) and with both anchors attached at the end of the day. There have been several complaints that boats have been left in a mess and had to be cleaned out before fishing could start. It’s […]
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 […]