Browsing articles from "January, 2016"

Sign our petition to protect wild salmonids from sea lice from Scottish salmon farms

Jan 21, 2016   //   by Merthyr Tydfil Angling Association   //   News  //  No Comments

The salmon and Trout Conservation UK are pressing the Scottish Government to protect wild salmon from the sea lice generated from Scottisch Salmon Farms.   Although many of you will be coarse fishermen, Read more >>

Decline of Salmon and Sea Trout Stocks

Jan 10, 2016   //   by Merthyr Tydfil Angling Association   //   News  //  No Comments

Below are a series of links to documents explaining why NRW are concerned about the decline of Salmon and Sea Trout stocks in the rivers in Wales.   The first is the management options, the 2nd is an Annex giving catch and release options, the 3rd is the technical report of the decline of salmon and sea trout stocks.

nrw-b-b-4015-management-options-to-address-the-decline-in-stocks-of-salmon-and-some-sea-trout-in-wales

nrw-b-b-4015-annex-1-catch-and-release-options-for-salmon-and-sea-trout

nrw-b-b-4015-annex-2-technical-report

The next links are firstly a covering letter by our Secretary and then an explanation by our Treasurer of our objections to this rushed NRW action

Cover letter Rhys

Decline of Salmon Stocks – Reply

Below is the NRW Questionaire regarding the above

Questionnaire_Eng salmon and sea trout (1)

 

NEWS 6 Jan 16

Jan 6, 2016   //   by Merthyr Tydfil Angling Association   //   News  //  No Comments

Read about the launch of the Wild Fish Ambassadors here…..

http://www.salmon-trout.org/c/cymru-wild-fish-ambassadors-initiative/

David Fletcher fished Middle Pond today and what a start! First Cast a carp of 12lb 3oz picture below

Dia Fletcher Carp 12 . 3

Keith Jones took his camera for a walk up the Taf Mawr today and took the following 2 pictures, both show the new weirs installed by SEWRT and NRW.

Cefn Viaductweir on Taf Fawr