• A Tale of Two DaysA Tale of Two Days
    A tiny ring. A single bubble. And another. And another. The small pool, overhung with trees, lay on the right bank; in it trout were repetitively rising, feet from the rivers’ side and all along its length – about 25 yards. At least six or more trout. Impossible to guess their size. I couldn’t see them ...
  • Its a sign!Its a sign!
    I think we need some new signs As part of a review of the beats, Steve noticed this old C&DAS sign now being slowly consumed by the tree. He tried to take a picture with his phone, but it was a trunk call.
  • Sweet MemoriesSweet Memories
    Jean Williams For the last couple of years I’ve been lucky enough to visit the Scourie Hotel in Sutherland North Scotland for some great wild brown trout fishing. I was introduced to the owners Richard and Fiona by two friends of theirs who I have been guiding on the Usk for a number of years. Geoffery ...
  • Reporting PoachingReporting Poaching
    In the last few weeks there have been reports of poachers at Red Barn and Glangrwyney. Besides not being Members of the Society they have broken the Government Rules regarding Covid 19 and social distancing. Please if you see such activity do not approach the person(s) but report it to Natural Resources Wales’s Environmental Incident Hotline ...
  • Otters on the UskOtters on the Usk
     Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra)  Over the last few years our members have been noticing the comeback of otters on the river. The Usk is an important site for otters in Wales and they are now thought to be using most parts of the main river from Newport upstream. Since the 1990s an expansion of known otter ...
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