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: 5:23 pm, 15th June 2021

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Tuesday 15 June 2021

5:15 pm

Nyth & Tyrcelyn: Late report of 3 fish on 9th June.

Monday 14 June 2021

9:01 am

Llangoed & Lower Llanstephan : 16lb fresh hen fish caught on Saturday 9:30 for Tomasz Gorczyca at Chapel catch on flying C.

Wednesday 9 June 2021

11:36 am

Wye & Usk: We have received another report of a fish with fungal infection. The below photo taken by an angler on the Usk near Llangynidr yesterday shows what apears to be a small diseased salmon. The prolonged cold water temperatures of spring have probably contributed to more cases this year although seeing diseased fish this late in the year is uncommon.

If you witness diseased fish and/or fish in distress, please report it to Natural Resources Wales or Environment Agency, as well as informing us.

More information is availlable on the Foundation website, from Natural Resources Wales and the Environment Agency.

Monday 7 June 2021

4:02 pm

Rectory: 16lb fish to Brian Skinner and 20lb to Ian Williams today, both on fly from the Mill Pool.

2:06 pm

Spreadeagle: We're usually reporting salmon catches when Ed Brown is at Spreadeagle. This time it's a monster 6lb 11oz chub he caught last week on a Red Frances, beating his pb by an ounce!

10:59 am

Llangoed & Lower Llanstephan: late report of a fresh 12lb fish to Brian Skinner last Thursday on spinner.

10:53 am

Garnons: 14lb fish for Ricky Reno spinning at 9.30 am yesterday.

Friday 4 June 2021

11:17 pm

Nyth: 1 today 8lb fresh fish on a cone head tube for Peter Gbbon. Caught  at 11.15

Thursday 3 June 2021

1:49 pm

Llangoed & Lower Llanstephan : One for Brian Skinner this morning on a munro killer. Llangoed Pool. Est. 10lb-12lb. Lots of Shad present

9:04 am

The Rectory : Big fish caught by George Ottewell last night. Estimated at 25lbs+. Netted by Tony Bennett. A homemade fly did the trick.

Wednesday 2 June 2021

5:04 pm

Wyesham: 16lbs for Huw Evans this morning. Now on 20. 

3:29 pm

Caerwnon: 2 fish around 11 or 12lb to Nick Hope on spinner.

3:28 pm

Newbridge: 4 salmon to Steve Grimshaw last week from the Wye & Ithon confluence.  

3:17 pm

Glanwye: A 12lb fish to James Bainsbridge yesterday.

10:05 am

Wyesham : 1 x day ticket rod available this coming Sunday 6th June 2021. Call 01874 711714 to book

8:58 am

The Nyth : Fresh 25lb salmon for Tim Pullen yesterday morning.

Tuesday 1 June 2021

1:49 pm


An algal bloom was witnessed in the river Ithon yesterday. The lower reaches of the river were pea green and evidence of the bloom seen in the Ithon's headwaters, over 30 miles upstream with its conflunce with the Wye. Notably, the upper Wye above the Ithon confluence was running clear, as was the lower Irfon. The middle Wye around Brewardine was reported as carrying a tinge of green too.

Given the weather forecast, it is likely that we will soon be witnessing similar conditions in the lower Wye as we did this time last year i.e. thick green water. Salmon anglers are advised to make the most of these current conditions while they can.

Below: The Ithon at Llandrindod Wells on Monday, 31st May 2021.



11:42 am

The Rocks : Two for owner Richard Thomas. 8lb last Friday and 18lb on Saturday. Also, a 9lb'er for Bert Williams yesterday. All fly caught.

8:55 am

Dolgau : 13lbs fresh run fish on tube fly last Friday 28th May 2021 for owner Richard Gipps

8:50 am

Craig Llyn: 2 fresh salmon to Richard Gipps on Sunday, 10 and 15lb on a tube fly. Two others lost and more seen.

Monday 31 May 2021

10:17 pm

Llangoed and Lower Llanstephan: 14 lb fish caught this morning from the Llangoed Pool by James Tustin

10:15 pm

Wyesham: after being flood off for almost the whole of May, Joe Cobley ensured at least one fish in the book in what is normally a prime month, with a 15lber dripping in sealice today on a flying C. 

12:42 pm

Glanwye: 22lb hen for Dr Andy Bywater from the Barn pool this morning.

Sunday 30 May 2021

10:13 pm

Nyth & Tyrcelyn: An 8lb bar of silver at 7.40pm today on a Cascade.

10:11 pm

Abernant: 10lb salmon from middle of Lady Alexander pool on fly at 11am to Oliver Good.