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: 7:26 pm, 2nd August 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.

Thursday 6 August 2020

3:45 pm

Abercothi (Cothi) : Updated information just in. Finished July with a total of 34 salmon, 7 caught in June and 27 caught in July. We have since caught 8 in August. Total currently stands at 42.

Sunday 2 August 2020

7:27 pm

Bigsweir: now on 65 for the year. Increasing numbers of fresh grilse seen and a few landed in recent days. Also report 11 bass so far this year.

Friday 31 July 2020

7:11 pm

Wyesham: 3 early am today

9:29 am

Redbrook: 34 inch coloured cock fish on a small yellow Frances yesterday.

Thursday 30 July 2020

8:14 am

Raby Estate Tees: a salmon for Olly Sheppard

8:13 am

Wyesham: a sixth fish last night

Wednesday 29 July 2020

7:51 pm

Wyesham: one yesterday and five today (small rise)

Monday 27 July 2020

5:47 pm

Wyeham: 3 today including first on fly for Gerldine Gaffney 

Saturday 25 July 2020

10:58 am

Wyesham: 3 fresh fish yesterday more details later

Saturday 18 July 2020

3:13 pm

Wyebank: 2 fish for George Smith 9lb and 10lb. 8lb fish for Don Macer-Wright very early morning on the 14th.

3:06 pm

Nyth and Tyrcelyn: Very fresh 7lb hen caught in Cafn at 7 15 this morning.for Alfred Pope

Friday 17 July 2020

4:22 pm

Nyth and Tyrcelyn: First visit following lock down 9.5lb hen fish on the fly. for Alfie Pope

Thursday 16 July 2020

9:12 pm

Aberedw: 11.5lb fish for James Tanner.

Wednesday 15 July 2020

7:48 am

Glanwye: 9lbs fish landed yesterday

Tuesday 14 July 2020

8:31 am

Llandeilo AC (Towy): 18lb fresh salmon to Barry Hale on Saturday.

Monday 13 July 2020

9:52 pm

GLLR Rectory: 8lbs for Tim Hughes from the Mill Stream, fly

Saturday 11 July 2020

11:07 am

GLLR Rectory: 9 and 11lbs from Rock pool. for James Kent and David Wright on fly

9:07 am

Bigsweir: Now up to 57. Highlight being a magnificent sealiced 45" (C.33lb) fish that took a fly and took some landing! The rest of the catch is 'chunky' low teen fish with a couple of grilse. Report two definite runs of grilse coming through. this week. 

Friday 10 July 2020

11:26 am

Redbrook: 10 and 12lbs fish for Simon Maclucas on Red Frances tube . 12lbs v freash

Thursday 9 July 2020

12:53 pm

Swan Meadow (Usk): 12lb fresh hen fish to Brett Fleming-Jones today.

3:43 am

Wyastone Leys: 12lbs on Usk Grub for Tim Hughes

Wednesday 8 July 2020

9:27 pm

Redbrook: 13lbs freshish salmon for Simon Maclucas from Joe Surley on a T&L Tube

8:40 pm

Wyesham: 12 today and several lost; 5 for Mike Timmis and 21lbs for John Viggers all on fly

8:38 pm

Upper Bigsweir: Owner reports revised totals 21 June, 3 July

3:40 pm

Chainbridge (Usk) : 12lb silver hen for Garry Evans today on his 2nd cast. Single hook FC.