Fishing Tackle for Sale

The following items are being sold on behalf of one of our members who, due to ill health, can no longer fish. The sea fishing rods need a good clean but are serviceable. I am still in the process of cataloguing items so there is more to follow. If you are interested in any of […]

Bryn Y Pys Beat 2

Last Sunday WGFC had two rods on Bryn y Pys 2. One of our members arrived to find a non member fishing, who left upon his arrival. A complaint was made to the estate – we received an apology and assurance that this will not happen again. The person involved had permission to fish Beat […]

Warm Water Angling Protocols

With the continuing heatwave our rivers are rapidly warming and temperatures over 18C can be harmful to salmonids. The article below issued by the Spey Fisheries Board outlines the precautions anglers should take to avoid exhausting salmon and sea trout in high water temperatures, please take the time to read this and act accordingly.

Club Open Day 2023 at the lake

Some 28 people attended the club open day on Sunday (11 June). A big thank you to Alan Cuthbert for looking after the barbeque along with Tony Green. Alwyn Cartwright for giving a fly tying demonstration and Glyn Williams for showing the proceeds of his pond dipping. Casting instruction was given by Daniel Williams of […]

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 […]

Uwch Conwy Project (Upper Conwy Project )

Chris White and I visited this project on Wednesday 3rd May 2023. As the representatives of the Gwynedd and Dee/Clwyd Fisheries Groups on the Welsh Fisheries Forum, we had been invited to view the project. Uwch Conwy covers an area at the top end of the Conwy catchment. It is a large area roughly the […]

Pink Salmon (?) from the Dee

Darren Thelwell was fishing Bryn y Pys beat 2 yesterday (Monday 1 May) and caught what he believes is a pink salmon of about 3lb. NRW reported that Pink salmon have been caught in the Chester trap in 2019 and 2021 and as Pink salmon runs are on odd years it seems that there may […]

Sage SLT for Sale

Paul Bladen has a Sage SLT 9′ 6wt in mint condition together with a Lamson Velocity 2 reel plus one spare spool for sale. The reel and spool come with s good quality floater and midge tip in WF6. He is asking £200 for the rod and £100 for the reel and spool (including lines). […]

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