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: 8:57 am, 17th September 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.

Sunday 20 September 2020

11:18 am

Upper Bigsweir: 15 pound fish on a purple cascade for the top of the beat for Dave Redmond. 

Saturday 19 September 2020

7:24 pm

Goodrich Court: 28” cock salmon (estimated around 8lb) from the Vanstone yesterday to James Hanson on a small red Francis. 

Friday 18 September 2020

11:42 pm

Cadora Backs: 6lb coloured cock fish, ,another lost  .Total from beat 10 for season 

11:41 pm

Wyesham: 16lb this morning

Wednesday 16 September 2020

10:13 pm

Wyesham: 2 today and another lost.  9lbs and 6lbs.

2:22 pm

Abercothi (Cothi) : Update... now on 106 fish

9:03 am

Garnons : Ricky Reno had 13lb coloured cock fish on an Ally shrimp on Sunday evening. 

7:19 am

Wyesham: 1 yesterday, 7lb.

Tuesday 15 September 2020

6:41 am

Wyesham: 2 fish early yesterday morning, just after the mist lifted, including a very fresh 5lbs grilse.

Monday 14 September 2020

8:15 am

Wyebank: 5lb grilse caught very early on Saturday morning. 

Sunday 13 September 2020

9:43 am

Goodrich Court: 11lb from the Vanstone and 9lb from the Dog Hole. 

9:39 am

Hereford AA (Luggsmouth) : 10lb salmon on a cascade fron the Pylon pool for Andrew Smith. (edited from Lower Carrots & Luggsmouth)

Saturday 12 September 2020

12:54 pm

Wyesham: 2 more landed yesterday afternoon and a big fish was lost.. 

Friday 11 September 2020

4:45 pm

Cadora Backs : From owner Maurice Hudson - 12lb stale cock and 4lb fresh grilse this am. 8lb stale cock yesterday evening. Plenty of fish showing but water still too high and coloured for ideal conditions. Seasons total still a meagre 9 salmon though fishing effort has been low for a number of reasons

4:07 pm

Wyesham: 4 this morning including fish of 18lb and 15lb. 

7:48 am

Goodrich Court: Clean 15lb hen from the Vanstone for Chris Jefford on a 1" willie gunn.

Thursday 10 September 2020

9:18 pm

Wyesham: 15lber for Joe Cobley this evening

Wednesday 9 September 2020

7:51 pm

Bigsweir: 1 in August and 2 today 7lb and 10lb. 

7:49 pm

Wyesham: they were on 106 not 105 as reported yesterday. 4 more today best 15lbs. 

4:21 pm

Abercothi (Cothi) : September began with a magnificent fresh cock fish of 23lb! 11 so far in September bring the season total to 90.  

9:21 am

Speadeagle : Alastair Thompson - One 8lb hen from Grassy bank at Spreadeagle, yesterday at 11.30am. Fish reasonably fresh.

Tuesday 8 September 2020

11:27 pm

Glanwye: 9lb reasonably fresh fish for Alistair Thompson from the Pot

1:09 pm

Wyesham: Now on 105.  6 in August whioch was marred by hot and then coloured water. It is picking up in September as the river falls with 7 so far including a fabulously coloured 19lb cock fish for Mike Timmis and a grilse for another rod this morning. They had 3 yesterday. 

11:31 am

The Rectory : 12lb salmon for Alan Greene last Sunday. Caught on a red Francis tube at the top of the Rectory pool/tail of the neck of the Rectory.

11:16 am

The Rectory : Gary Price last Friday. Cock fish around 14/15lb from middle of the rock pool on a cone head black francis.