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: 3:33 pm, 15th November 2021

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Thursday 28 October 2021

1:21 pm

Rhosferig: 7 for the season in 3 days fishing, including one of 22lbs and one of 20lbs.  

Tuesday 19 October 2021

3:53 pm

Goodrich Court: 4lbs cock fish on a size 8 double Willie Gunn to Leo Cinicolo on the 16th. 

9:18 am

Abernant: 14lbs cock fish to Dale Owen on a 1 1/2inch Cascade tube on the 14th.

8:31 am

Abercothi (Towy): The season on the Towy also ended on Sunday 17 October. Abercothi finished the season with 68 salmon and 300 seatrout. Fish were still being caught as the season ended with a 12lb fish caught on the closing day.

Monday 18 October 2021

11:37 am

The salmon season has now ended on the Usk and most of the Wye. The upper Wye above Llanwrthwl Bridge and tributaries such as the Irfon remain open for salmon fishing until the 25th October, however.

8:58 am

Glan yr Afon (Wye) : 4pm yesterday. 14lbs coloured cock fish for Ben Jobling-Purser. Top of Gutter / Tail of Boat. 8# Long-tailed Thunder.

8:55 am

Nyth & Ter Celyn : Lincoln Seligman- first Wye salmon - 10lb from Hoelvach at 11am yesterday. Congratulations! 

Sunday 17 October 2021

8:13 pm

Bigsweir: caught 2 in Oct, taking their season's total to a disappointing 42. 

9:31 am

Glan-yr-Afon (Wye): 18lb fish for Peter Horsburgh from the Erwood pool.

Saturday 16 October 2021

6:30 pm

Llangoed & Lower Llanstephan: 7lb reasonably clean hen to Mike Bolt today on a Francis, another lost.

6:16 pm

Wyesham: 3 yesterday, 10, 11 and 14lbs. 2 of the fish hadnt been in the river for very long. 

12:42 pm

Nyth & Tyrcelyn: Another 2 salmon to Bill Godfrey yesterday, 16lb and 12lb from the Corner Pool.

12:34 pm

LLangoed & Lower Llanstephan: 2 x 13 pounders to Mark Harris yesterday, one a reasonably fresh hen fish. Another lost. All three took an Usk Grub.

12:27 pm

Glanwye: 14lb from the Barn Pool yesterday and a 5lb cock fish to William Morley today.

Friday 15 October 2021

9:16 am

Upper Bigsweir : One Cock Salmon 14lbs on a 1½" cascade tube. Charles Owen on 11th Oct 

9:09 am

The Nyth : Late flourish - 9 in total. 12th Oct 2 fish14lb  5lb.  13th Oct 5 fish (20lb 14lb 12lb 2 x 10lb  14th Oct 2 fish 14lb & 8lb the last two to Bill Godfrey. 

Thursday 14 October 2021

9:20 am

Wyesham: 3 on Tuesday; 19lbs, 16lbs and 8lbs and 3 more yesterday; 11lbs, 5lbs and 4lbs. 

Wednesday 13 October 2021

6:06 pm

Gromain & Upper Llanstephan: 9lb fish today for Brian Skinner.

12:54 pm

Glanwye: 3lb cock fish to John Walker today on an Ally's Shrimp from the tail of the Duhomw Pool. Also a 12lb hen fish to Sue Walker from the Lady pool, despite her reel coming to bits!

Tuesday 12 October 2021

2:34 pm

Glanwye: Another 29" hen fish to John Walker today, this one from the Church House tail also on an Ally's Shrimp.

2:24 pm

Spreadeagle: 2 fish so far today.

12:35 pm

Glanwye: A 29" hen fish to John Walker today on an Ally's Shrimp.

9:29 am

The Rocks : 6 fish to report. Friday 8th Oct - 15lb & 12lb hen fish for Richard Thomas, Saturday 9th Oct 20lb & 8lb cock fish for Richard Thomas. Monday 11th Oct, 2 x fish for Rod Lloyd. 15lb cock & 8lb hen

8:33 am

The Rectory : 15lb cock salmon for Charlie Newington-Bridges from the Mill Stream yesterday on a small cascade tube.

8:29 am

Abernant : 38" hen yesterday for Paul Richardson. Cracking fish in great condition. Size 16 micro red Francis.