2019 Fishing Returns

A big thank you for everyone completing the annual Catch Returns. This is a both a requirement on all of us and also helps us understand the health of the rivers we love. A special thank you goes to Duncan who pulled the data together and summarised the results.

Based on 148 returns with 51 no returns (25%)

Salmon
11 caught, 9 returned (81%). Largest 17lb 6oz.
Number of days fished = 248 = 22.54 days per fish caught.
By month:
March 0
April 1
May 1
June 3
July 1
August 1
September 3
October 1

By beat:

Pant-y-goitre 5
Bridge Meadow 4
Glangrwyne Court 1
Red Barn 1

By method:

Fly: 5
Spinning: 5
Worm: 1

Sea Trout

2 caught, both returned (100%). Largest 5lb at Bridge Meadow, April. The other was 1 1/2lb at Glangrwyne Court in June

Trout

Total caught: 846. Returned 837 = 99%

By month:

March 57
April 95
May 222
June 145
July 110
August 89
September 128

By beat:

Glangrwyne Court 237
Red Barn 208
Pant-y-goitre/ Bridge Meadow 167
The Legar 125
Cadfor Farm 49
Bullpit Meadow 39
The River Grwyne 9

Fishing activity

117 members didn’t fish for salmon during 2019 = 117/148 = 79%
89 members didn’t fish for trout during 2019 = 89/148 = 60%
77 members didn’t fish for either during 2019 = 77/148 = 52%