News 2013 pg 2
For your information details of the start and end of the season for Salmon and Sewin can be found in our NRW Information which can be accessed by going to our Information page amd then clicking on the NRW Information button.
For those of you who are not aware of the NRW (Natural Resources Wales) I can inform you that from the 1st April this year, this organisation will take over the functions currently carried out by the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) and Forestry Commission Wales (FCW), the devolved functions of Environment Agency Wales and some functions that are currently carried out within Welsh Government.
New Style on Halfway
Due to bank errosion caused by the winter floods the style that goes through the hedge has almost fallen in to the river and is unsafe to use.
Members are reminded that as a mandatory requirement of the rental agreement we are obliged to record all fish caught in the log book provided, filling in all the appropriate boxes.
Salmon and Sewin (Sea Trout )
As you are all aware Salmon cannot be taken until the 16th June, so for members who are not aware of the difference between Salmon and Sewin we have added a pdf file showing the differences.
David Saywell, who is part of the team, who write the fishing report, for the Trout and Salmon, has asked if any members who catch fish and would like to be mentioned in his report can do so by e mailing David on the address below:-
For your information the farmer has allowed us extra parking at the entrance to the farm.
Groe Park Fishing permits for the River Wye
For those of you are not aware Tight Lines in Ammanford have closed down, so anyone wishing to fish on the Wye will not be able to collect a permit from them.
For our junior members we have booked Garnffrwd Fishery again this year for Sunday 7th July and all juniors are invited to attend and if they want they can bring a friend.
A flask and priest have been found on Llwynfortune (Dai Boots} beat.
When checking the catch figures in the log book at Typicca Farm, I noticed that 2 members had tried to enter catches in the log book but could not do this as the pen had dried out.
Our Junior Fishing Day took place on Sunday 7th July at Garnffrwd Fishery.
With the season drawing to a end there are still Salmon to be caught like the ones caught by Richard Hillman at the back end of August and the middle of Septenber.
Now that the season is over, members are reminded that they need to get their catch return form for 2013, back to Gavin for the end of November in order that he can put the figures together for the AGM.