Thanks to Jayne wilks for inviting our fishermen to talk to the residents of the Priory residential / nursing home during the week . a very rewarding experience . A fantastic location overlooking the river Wye .
Eminent German photojournalist Prof. Rolf Nobel will spend 5 days with us in July recording our fishery . Rolf is 2016 winner of the prestigious Dr Erich-Salomon prize. It's a honour to have him visit us ,lets hope the weather is kind !
" NRW is compliant with overall salmon net fishing controls in the Severn estuary in permitting an on-going catch BASED ON RESIDUAL MORTALITY in the wye rod fishery (Or any other relevant weakest stock ). This is also capped as a condition of the current lease . " Principal fisheries adviser Natural resources wales . 2018. Rod fishery's "kill " more salmon in a day than we take in a season . That is a fact . (We have a good relationship in general with rod fishermen who see t
with no lave net fishing for 9 days due to the weekends and neap tides a spot of rod and line fishing from Matts. boat "Jet " out of Cardifff . A 20 mile steam after some tope . No tope caught but they had plenty of smooth hounds , conger and rays .
Our lave net fishermen were once again honored to be asked to exhibit at The museum of welsh history this year . Martin & richard demonstrated net making and fishing basket making for two days last weekend .
Some of our fishermen are members of the Sudbrook kayak club. Trips up and down the Wye are regular events when conditions allow . saturday a group had a short trip up beyond the castle stopping for a pint in the Boat inn ,chepstow
ARE the traditional fishermen of there Severn estuary ......... After a decades long program of closures of these salmon fisheries by The E.A. & NRW only eight fishermen remain . Our fishermen at Black rock . Hundreds of fishermen removed ,never to return . Unique methods destroyed ,cultural heritage lost forever. The CLEARANCE is almost complete......... So.....how to get rid of the last Traditional fishermen without getting blood on your hands........