We cannot stress enough the importance of making quick and accurate returns of salmon catches, even if nothing has been caught. Recording catch data is one (perhaps the best, certainly the most cost effective) way of determining the success of our river restoration works. Although affected by short term variations in weather and water conditions, the longer term data set will build an accurate picture of our salmon runs. Catch returns can be made quickly via our online form for both Passport and non-Passport waters. Most of our reporting is from the Wye. Where a salmon has come from another river we will state accordingly.


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Last Update: 9:37 am, 19th October 2020

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The data for this calculation is provided by Natural Resources Wales and based on lengths and weights from the Welsh Dee over ten years.

Monday 19 October 2020

11:22 am

Dolgau : 16lb fish for Steve Jones on 16th Oct and a 14lb'der for Richard Gipps on 17th Oct.

11:22 am

Upper Bigsweir : Finished on 53 for the season.

9:08 am

Upper Bigsweir : Last cast of the day on Saturday, 33", very deep fish for John Adams on an ally's shrimp.

8:58 am

Abercothi (Tywi): Abercothi finished the season on 168 salmon (and 265 sea trout). 8 salmon were landed on the final day with 5 lost. Fresh fish were still entering the river as the season closed.

Sunday 18 October 2020

5:42 pm

Gromain and Upper Llanstephan: On the 16th Oct, Dave Ashworth had a 10lb fish from the Ferry on his first visit to Wye. 

11:39 am

Spreadeagle: Two more yesterday to finish on five for the day.

11:34 am

Glanwye: 5lb cock fish to Christopher Morley yesterday evening.

9:49 am

Goodrich Court: 9lb salmon from the V for Tomasz Gorczyca yesterday.  

9:44 am

Llanover (Usk): Congratulations to Ben Llewelyn for his first Usk Salmon (after 46 years of fishing the river!). An 18lb cock fish which took a small shrimp fly yesterday. That is perserverance!

Saturday 17 October 2020

9:18 pm

Above Llanwrthwl Bridge: 10lb cock fish for Cliff Hemming and a 10lb hen for Phil Powell.

9:16 pm

Redbrook: 8 lb cock fish from Football Pool for Simon MacLucas on a big Organge Shrimp. 
32 for the season 29 on the fly. 

8:27 pm

Bigsweir: 3lb grilse today and they finish on 90.

8:26 pm

Wyesham: 1 more today and they finish with 168, 154 on the fly and 14 on spinner. 

5:45 pm

Wyesham: a 2nd fish yesterday, 13lbs.

5:41 pm

Llangoed and Lower Llanstephan: 9lb hen on a sunray from the tail of the rapids for a local angler. 

2:08 pm

The Rectory: 14lb fish for Mike Bolt today

1:07 pm

Trostrey (Usk): 8lb coloured hen fish coloured to Peter Dent yesterday on a size 12 Reverend Mole double.

11:16 am

Spreadeagle: 3 so far today; an 8lb fish at 8.30 this morning (name of captor to follow) followed by a 14lb hen & 22lb cock fish to Richard Wothers.

10:59 am

Doldowlod: 15lb coloured cock fish from middle of beat to Nick Gibbon yesterday. 

Friday 16 October 2020

10:39 pm

Lower Glanwye: 2 coloured cock fish to Matt Cooper today, 14lb & 12lb on a small red snaelda.

8:57 pm

Spreadeagle: Ed Brown finished on 11 for the day.

8:50 pm

Glanwye: 37" cock fish to Chrisopher Morely this afternoon. Glanwye finished on 5 today with another 5 lost.

7:07 pm

Abernant: 2 for James Tustin today, 8lb cock on a black and yellow willie gun and a 8lb hen on a black and yellow snaelda.

6:18 pm

Spreadeagle: A fish for R Thomas today.

6:11 pm

Glanwye: 3 so far today all for Alistair Thompson.